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Donald Siegel

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Donald Siegel

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
G050 AL (W.E. Lay Auto Lab)
1231 Beal
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133
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Phone: (734) 764-4808
Fax: (734) 764-4256

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My office is in the Walter E. Lay Automotive Laboratory.


PhD, Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
Graduate Certificate, Computational Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
BS, Mathematical Physics, Case Western Reserve University, 1995

Research Interests

Development of high-capacity materials and systems for energy storage applications; computational materials science; nanoscale chemistry and its impact on the mechanical properties of materials; thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations; multi-scale modeling; integrated computational materials engineering

Honors and Awards

TMS/JIM International Scholar, 2009

Publication J. Phys.: Condens. Mater 20 064228 (2008) named to "Top Papers 2008"

Special Recognition Award, U.S. Council for Automotive Research, 2008

Inventor of the Month, Ford Fuel Cell Patent Committee, 2008

U.S. National Academies/National Research Council Fellow, 2004-2005

Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award, 2001

U.S. Department of Education National Science Scholar, 1991-1995

In the News...

2016 - Barton and Siegel receive ME Department Achievement Awards

2015 - Interdisciplinary U-M team nets hydrogen storage materials research grant


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