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Professor Emeritus Daniel D. Joseph, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, passed away on May 24, 2011. Professor Joseph was an MSI Principal Investigator for many years, and had been an MSI Fellow since 1999. More information can be found on the AEM website. The staff of the Institute express their deepest condolences to Professor Joseph's family, friends, and colleagues.

MSI Principal Investigator Aditya Bhan (Chemical Engineering and Materials Science) has been named a McKnight Land-Grant Professor. You can read about Professor Bhan in the OVPR Research News Online.

A recent paper by MSI Fellow Don Truhlar (Chemistry) and his group was featured in a YouTube video by Professor Martyn Poliakoff of the University of Nottingham, UK. The paper, "Kinetic Isotope Effects for the Reactions of Muonic Helium and Muonium With H2," appeared in Science magazine (Science 331, 448-450 (2011)).

An article about the work of MSI Fellow Renata Wentzcovitch (Chemical Engineering and Materials Science) appears in the May 2011 issue of Physics Today.

A study of the economic impact of the University on the state economy and society was recently completed. The results of the study are available.

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