The Macro program is pleased to share that four Ph.D. students have been selected as Summer 2019 PPG Fellows! A generous gift from PPG has provided $5,000 in stipend support to each of these students. The fellows are: Abhishek Dhyani, Mira Diab El Harakeh, Dukhan Kim, and Julie Rieland.
Q & A with Biomedical Engineering Professor Jan Stegemann, whose work in mice shows the promise of ‘microtissues.’ Read More
Professor Geeta Mehta recently published a paper in PLOS ONE, that discusses the current cancer bioengineering models and ways to improve them. Read More
The Macro program is pleased to share that five Ph.D. students have been selected as Summer 2019 3M Fellows! A generous gift from 3M has provided $5,000 in stipend support to each of these students during the upcoming summer. The fellows are: Taeyong Ahn, Weijie Feng, Yanan Gong, Shamalee Goonetilleke, and Alyssa Travitz.
Professor Anish Tuteja and graduate researcher, Abhishek Dhyani developed a new ice-shedding coating for large surfaces. Read More
Ying Liu has been selected to receive the annual Teh-Hsun Lee Award from U-M’s Rackham Graduate School. The award is presented annually to a Rackham student in memory of Dr. Teh-Hsun Lee. Dr. Lee was a proud alumnus with three degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan, culminating with his PhD in 1954. Both he and his wife Mang-Shuen wanted to ensure that future students would have the same educational opportunities that they had experienced at Michigan. Dr. Lee passed away in 2011 at the age of 94 and left a bequest to Rackham to support international graduate students in engineering and the sciences. Congratulations Ying!
Professor Ariella Shikanov developed a procedure that can boost ovarian follicle survival in mice by up to 75 percent. Read More
Rose Cersonsky is the recipient of the 2019 BI Student Innovator Award. This award recognizes faculty, graduate student, and postdoctoral researchers who are active contributors to the interdisciplinary research, innovation, and translational ecosystem at the Biointerfaces Institute. Congratulations Rose!
Yingying Zeng was selected as a Barbour Scholar for the 2019-2020 academic year. She joins a long line of outstanding women selected by the Dean and Executive Board of the Rackham Graduate School and the Barbour Advisory Committee, who have become leaders in science, education, public service, medicine and other fields in their home countries all over the world during the past 84 years. Congratulations Yingying!
Professor Sharon Glotzer was elected to the 2019 class of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Election to NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Read More