Awards – Leadership award
March 4 2019
Congrats to Shannon Moran for receiving the College Distinguished Leadership Award for Graduate Students! She will be recognized at the College’s Leader and Honors Brunch.
Awards – Rackham Fellowship
March 1 2019
Congratulations to Bryan VanSaders, who was awarded a 2019-2020 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship.
Awards – Student award
February 26 2019
Congrats to Rose Cersonsky for receiving the 2019 Biointerfaces Institute (BI) Student Innovator Award! The award will be conferred during the BI Research Day on March 20, 2019, where Rose will give a featured research presentation.
Awards – Luce Scholarship
Honors – NAE
February 7 2019
Sharon Glotzer has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering, “for development of computer-based design principles for assembly engineering and manufacturing of advanced materials and nanotechnology.”
News articles in University of Michigan’s The University Record:
Three from U-M inducted into National Academy of Engineering
News articles in The Michigan Engineer – News Center:
Sharon C. Glotzer elected to National Academy of Engineering
Three professors inducted into NAE
January 24 2019
News article in The Michigan Engineering News Center:
Toward protein nanomachines: just add charge
Paper – Protein assembly
January 14 2019
Supercharging enables organized assembly of synthetic biomolecules
Anna J. Simon, Yi Zhou, Vyas Ramasubramani, Jens Glaser, Arti Pothukuchy, Jimmy Gollihar, Jillian C. Gerberich, Janelle C. Leggere, Barrett R. Morrow, Cheulhee Jung, Sharon C. Glotzer, David W. Taylor, and Andrew D. Ellington
Nature Chemistry 11, 204-212 (2019).
Paper – Colloidal glass
January 8 2019
Identity crisis in alchemical space drives the entropic colloidal glass transition
Erin G. Teich, Greg van Anders, and Sharon C. Glotzer
Nature Communications 10, 64 (2019).
Compute Allocation – INCITE
December 10 2018
Sharon Glotzer and coworkers received a 2019 INCITE award for their project “Nucleation and Growth of Colloidal Crystals”,
and an Early Science award.
2019 INCITE Fact Sheets (PDF)
News article on che.engin.umich.edu:
Two awards grant more than 1.5 million hours on two of the world’s fastest supercomputers
Paper – Switchable photonic material
December 6 2018
Pressure-tunable photonic band gaps in an entropic colloidal crystal
Rose K. Cersonsky, Julia Dshemuchadse, James Antonaglia, Greg van Anders, and Sharon C. Glotzer
Phys. Rev. Materials 2, 125201 (2018).
December 5 2018
Machine Learning for Automatic Structure Analysis and Experimental Design
Congratulations to Matthew Spellings!
Paper – Inverse design
November 26 2018
Inverse design of simple pair potentials for the self-assembly of complex structures
Carl S. Adorf, James Antonaglia, Julia Dshemuchadse, and Sharon C. Glotzer
J. Chem. Phys. 149, 204102 (2018).
Awards – Poster award
November 21 2018
Congrats to Bryan VanSaders for earning Gold for his poster presentation at the UM 2018 Materials Research Symposium!
November 7 2018
Inverse Material Design in Colloidal Self-Assembly
Congratulations to Yina Geng!
Awards – at U-M EGS
October 26 2018
Congratulations to Rose Cersonsky, who won an honorable mention in the Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Outstanding Ph.D. Research competition at the University of Michigan 2018 Engineering Graduate Symposium.
Awards – APS Aneesur Rahman Prize
October 23 2018
Sharon Glotzer is the recipient of the American Physical Society 2019 Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics and will deliver the Rahman Lecture at the 2019 APS March Meeting in Boston.
Announcement on the APS website: New APS Prizes and Awards Recipients Announced
Announcement on the University of Michigan, Physics website: Four Physics Faculty Awarded American Physical Society Honors
Honors – Milestone paper
October 15 2018
Congratulations to Michael Engel, Joshua Anderson, and Sharon Glotzer for having their paper Physical Review E 25th Anniversary Milestones.
Their publication with Masaharu Isobe, Etienne Bernard, and Werner Krauth was chosen as a milestone paper “that made significant contributions to their field” among all articles published in Phys. Rev. E in 2013.
Awards – MICDE Fellowship
October 10 2018
Congratulations to Vyas Ramasubramani, who was awarded a 2018-2019 MICDE Fellowship.
Announcement on the University of Michigan ARC-TS website:
MICDE announces 2018-2019 Fellowship recipients
Honors – FUTURE of Physics
September 7 2018
Congrats to Sophie Barterian, who was been selected to attend the FUTURE of Physics workshop at Caltech in November 2018.
August 24 2018
Local structure in hard particle self-assembly and its failure
Congratulations to Erin Teich!
Awards – AIChE NSEF Forum Award
August 1 2018
Sharon Glotzer will give the 2018 NSEF Forum Plenary “Nano 2.0: From Discovery to Design” at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh on Monday, October 29th.
MeetUp – PyData Ann Arbor
August 7 2018
Carl Simon Adorf, Vyas Ramasubramani, and Bradley Dice will present signac at the next PyData Ann Arbor MeetUp Metadata and File Data Management with signac (Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 6:00-8:00 PM, TD Ameritrade, 201 S. Division, Suite 500, Ann Arbor, MI).
Paper – Folding polyhedra
July 3 2018
Universal folding pathways of polyhedron nets
Paul M. Dodd, Pablo F. Damasceno, and Sharon C. Glotzer
PNAS 115 (29), E6690-E6696 (2018).
Paper – Strain in colloidal crystals
June 22 2018
Strain fields in repulsive colloidal crystals
Bryan VanSaders, Julia Dshemuchadse, and Sharon C. Glotzer
Phys. Rev. Materials 2 (6), 063604 (2018).
May 16 2018
Congratulations to PhD Candidates Fengyi Gao and Kwanghwi Je!
May 11 2018
Congratulations to Allen LaCour!
Paper – Packing in cavities
April 28 2018
Shapes within shapes: how particles arrange inside a cavity
Duanduan Wan and Sharon C. Glotzer
Soft Matter 14 (16), 3012-3017 (2018).
Soft Matter cover:
April 26 2018
Solid-Solid Transitions in Colloidal Matter
Congratulations to Chrisy Du!
April 24 2018
Inverse Materials Design Employing Self-Folding and Extended Ensembles
Congratulations to Paul Dodd!
April 20 2018
Understanding and Controlling Directional Entropic Forces in Hard Particle Self-Assembly
Congratulations to Andrew Karas!
Awards – Poster award
April 16 2018
Congrats to Matthew Spellings for earning First Place of the Judges’ Vote at the 2018 Microposter Session of the UM Biointerfaces Institute!
Paper – Crystal Descriptors
March 30 2018
Machine learning for crystal identification and discovery
Matthew Spellings and Sharon C. Glotzer
AIChE J., published online (2018).
Awards – Honorable Mention
April 3 2018
Congratulations to Allen LaCour for receiving an honorable mention for his application for an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!