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Chemical Engineering & Materials Science Featured Stories

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Leighton Group research uncovers new spintronic effect in aluminum

A recent publication from the Leighton Group in CEMS, appearing this week in Physical Review Letters, reports an unanticipated spintronic effect in the “simple” metal aluminum. In metals, it is well known that the spin lifetime and electron scattering time are related by a constant, known as....read more

CEMS students win inaugural IDEAS Awards

Numerous students were selected as recipients of the first annual CEMS Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Action and Service (IDEAS) Awards. The awards recognize various contributions to the constant betterment of the shared CEMS community. Graduate students John Dewey, Grace Kresge, and Maya Ramamurthy were selected as award winners, along with... read more

Energy researchers invent chameleon metal that acts like many others

A team of energy researchers led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have invented a groundbreaking device that electronically converts one metal into behaving like another to use as a catalyst for speeding chemical reactions. The fabricated device, called a “catalytic condenser,” is the first to... read more

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Leighton Group research uncovers new spintronic effect in aluminum

May. 19 2022 -A recent publication from the Leighton Group in CEMS, appearing this week in Physical Review Letters, reports an unanticipated spintronic effect in the “simple” metal aluminum. In

CEMS students win inaugural IDEAS Awards

May. 11 2022 - Numerous students were selected as recipients of the first annual CEMS Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Action and Service (IDEAS) Awards. The awards recognize various contributions to

Energy researchers invent chameleon metal that acts like many others

May 5 2022 - A team of energy researchers led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have invented a groundbreaking device that electronically converts one metal into behaving like another to use