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John Hart

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John Hart

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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Degrees

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
S.M., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002
B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2000

Research Interests

Manufacturing and application of nanostructured materials; nanotubes and nanowires; energy conversion; catalysis and reaction control; composite materials and structures; optical, electronic, and fluidic devices; self-assembly; machine and instrument design; scientific visualizations.

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Honors and Awards

Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, 2012

1938E Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2012

Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2010

Achievement Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2010

Young Investigator Research Program Award, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 2010

Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal, 2009

R&D 100 Award, 2009

Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2009

DARPA Young Faculty Award, 2008

R&D Magazine 100 Award, 2008

Holcim Next Generation Award for Sustainable Construction, 2008

MIT Senturia Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis in Micro/Nano-technology, 2006

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 2002-2006

Heidenhain Scholarship, European Society of Precision Engineering, 2005

MIT Deshpande Center Ignition Grant, 2004

Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 2000-2002

R.V. Jones Memorial Scholarship, American Society of Precision Engineering, 2002

MIT Martin Fellowship for Graduate Study, 2000

Distinguished Undergraduate Achievement Award, University of Michigan, 2000

Robert M. Caddell Award in Manufacturing, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2000

Class of 1931E Scholarship, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 1998-2000

In the News...

2012 - Six ME faculty receive seed grants for MCubed projects

2012 - Two ME Faculty Honored with 2012 ONR Young Investigator Award

2012 - ME Faculty Receive CoE Awards

Teaching

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