In the News

Last updated on August 22, 2023.
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May 17, 2024
Congratulations to Jihpeng and Jongbin on their successful first year at Michigan!
May 10, 2024
LEGOS participates in the Veteran Innovation Fellowship program in COMPASS and is proud to be working with US Navy veteran Jebril Thaxton.
April 24, 2024
Happy Birthday Jongbin!
April 24, 2024
LEGOS undergraduate researchers Aaron, Jebril and Mohammed won the Blue Ribbon Awards at the Annual UROP Symposium. We are so proud of you!
April 08, 2024
Jihpeng volunteered in the FEMMES Capstone activity to promote scientific literacy through hands-on experiments.
March 26, 2024
Team LEGOS is excited to start a Michigan Materials Research Institute funded collaborative project to electrify the CO2-to-methanol conversion process.
March 09, 2024
LEGOS 2024 Bowling Party.
March 08, 2024
ATL visited the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the North Carolina State University.
February 26, 2024
Happy Birthday Emily!
February 16, 2024
Team LEGOS is excited to receive support from the American Chemical Society (ACS) for their work on particle-based reconfigurable materials.
October 28, 2023
LEGOS 2023 Fall Hike.
Welcome to the team, Jongbin and Jihpeng!
October 15, 2023
Happy Birthday Sungwan!
October 06, 2023
Happy Birthday Matthew!
September 21, 2023
Matthew co-chaired the ChE Graduate Research Symposium where Team LEGOS presented their recent findings.
September 18, 2023
Team LEGOS is excited to start a UM Bold Challenge team project to advance battery-less sensing for sustainable living and civil infrastructures.
September 14, 2023
Team LEGOS is excited to be part of the UM-led $30M NSF Science & Technology Center: the Center for Complex Particle Systems (COMPASS).
September 8, 2023
A short documentary on Prof. Steven Chu – “The wonder of discovering what the world is about, you know, this is as good as it gets!”
August 13, 2023
LEGOS participated in the Discover Engineering Program to help galvanize local high school students’ interests in science and engineering.
August 1, 2023
Matthew won the 2023 LEGOS Summer Olympics. Congratulations!
July 30, 2023
LEGOS hosted Landon Gates through the Intel Semiconductor REU program and high school student Fiona Nikolla this summer. We had such a great time working with you!
July 27, 2023
Come join us on the Thursday Ultimate Frisbee! Let’s make this a summer tradition.
July 21, 2023
Rachel Huang from Zhenan Bao‘s group at Stanford visited LEGOS and gave a great seminar on her PhD work.
July 10, 2023
ATL spoke at the ICAM Complex Mechanical Metamaterials Workshop.
May 30, 2023
ATL had conversation with President Santa Ono during a fireside chat hosted by the UM ADVANCE program.
May 19, 2023
Matthew, Sungwan, and Emily at Lake Huron celebrating their successful Doctoral Candidacy Exam. Congratulations!
April 19, 2023
Andrew and Alex presented their work at the UROP Spring Research Symposium. Andrew won the Blue Ribbon award. Congratulations!
April 11, 2023
Team LEGOS attended the annual Katz Lecture by Prof. Enrique Iglesia from UC Berkeley.
April 5, 2023
ATL attended the UM Engineering faculty dinner dance.
March 29, 2023
Emily won the NSF GRFP to support her work in the Lesher-Pérez group. Congratulations!
March 15, 2023
ATL gave department seminar at the Department of Chemistry of Oakland University.
March 29, 2023
LEGOS annual ski trip at the Mt. Brighton Resort.
February 3, 2023
ATL invited to speak at the Complex Active and Adaptive Material Systems GRC at Ventura, CA.
December 17, 2022
White elephant Christmas party with the Lesher-Pérez, Lindsey, and Min group.
December 13, 2022
Matthew volunteered in the FEMMES Capstone activity to promote scientific literacy for fourth through sixth grade students.
December 9, 2022
LEGOS annual holiday party. Congratulations to Matthew on winning the first LEGOS Winter Olympics!
November 17, 2022
ATL invited to give a seminar in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University during the 2022 AIChE at Phoenix, AZ.
October 31, 2022
ATL taught as a Gryffindor on the Halloween ChE342 lecture.
October 21, 2022
Welcome first year students Matthew, Sungwan, and Emily to join the LEGOS family!
September 10, 2022
Prof. Steven Chu visited LEGOS and had a great discussion with ChE students.