Surface Innovations Team welcomes a new member, Dr. Ehsan Mostaed. Dr. Mostaed has strong expertise in metallurgy, and his recent research concentrated on formulation and testing of bioabsorbable Zn-based materials. He joins as from Politecnico Di Milano in Italy. In Italy, working with Prof. Maurizio Vedani, Dr. Mostaed formulated and characterized a series of new Zn-based alloys. He will continue exploration of Zn-based alloys at Michigan Tech.