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Pehlke leaves lasting legacy

Pehlke leaves lasting legacy

We were very saddened to learn of Professor Emeritus Robert Pehlke's passing on October 22.

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Cracking the mystery of nature’s toughest material

Cracking the mystery of nature’s toughest material

Using electron microscopy, Assistant Professor Robert Hovden has discovered how mollusks engineered the most advanced nanostructure on Earth.

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Kirigami sensor patch for shoulders could improve injury recovery, athletic training

Kirigami sensor patch for shoulders could improve injury recovery, athletic training

MSE Professor Max Shtein and PhD student Erin Evke are using kirigami to create a sensor that measures joint stress in real-time.

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Hovden Lab: Real-time, nanoscale view of what makes nacre so tough

Shtein Lab: Kirigami shoulder sensor could aid athletic injury recovery

Students Decipher MSE

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