BI was featured in an article published by Ann Arbor News - the article focuses on the University of Michigan's occupancy of the former Pfizer research site, since its acquisition. BI director, Joerg Lahann, as well as ongoing research from BI was highlighted in the article.
The Lahann lab publishes its finding on starch-based, fluorescent nanoparticles for the early detection of dental caries. This work is done in collaboraton with Dr. Brian Clarkson from the UM Dental School. The article was published in the January 2017 issue of Advanced Healthcare Materials and is featured on the inside front cover of the issue.
Professor Michael Solomon was elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and in recognition of his contribution to the field of colloid science.
Nick Kotov was awarded the 2017 ACS Award in Colloid Chemistry. The award will be presented at the ACS National Meeting in April 2017.
Professor Sharon Glotzer has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AiChE). The Fellow grade is AIChE's highest membership grade and is achieved only through election by its Board of Directors.
She has also been awarded the Alpha Chi Sigma Award fro Chemical Engineering Research.
Sunitha Nagrath was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Congratulations, Sunitha!
The Biointerfaces Research Group (BIRG) is an alliance of non-faculty researchers dedicated to finding opportunities to foster collaboration among clinicians, biomedical engineers, and life scientists within the Biointerfaces Institute. Leveraging the co-localization of researchers at the UM’s North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) from across medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, engineering, and the life sciences, BIRG members aim to facilitate interactions that enhance the flow of knowledge across disciplines, labs, and individuals.