Materialize Your Future with UConn MSE
UConn MSE has big plans for 2023-2024. Now that we’ve moved into the brand new Institute of Materials Science, our almost 300 students, researchers, and faculty are excited to keep building on our already strong program. That includes more than $60M in active research leveraging our particular expertise in metallurgy, additive manufacturing, functional and biomedical materials, materials for energy and sustainability, and novel materials modelling, processing, and characterization.
Don’t wait to join our undergraduate program, featuring more hands-on lab classes than any other engineering degree. Earn a PhD, or a part-time masters degree. Benefit from our industry partnerships, exceptional labs and facilities, and renowned faculty. Be an active member of the community we’re establishing here in Science1.
Invent, apply, and manufacture the materials which make tomorrow better. Materialize Your Future.
-Bryan Huey, MSE Department Head
Materials Science is present in nearly every field of engineering, and in every aspect of your modern world. The demand for newer, stronger, cheaper, lighter, more functional and more sustainable materials is inherent in all types of industries. Materials science and engineering majors develop the materials that make the technologies we use in our everyday lives better. READ MORE.
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Dupuy’s diverse research interests and expertise will be incredible for the growth and advancement of our department . . .
Published: Sep 08, 2023
President Maric appoints Pamir Alpay Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship . . .
Published: Sep 07, 2023
Researchers have developed a highly robust material with an extremely low density by constructing a structure using DNA and subsequently coating it in . . .
Published: Aug 30, 2023
The University of Connecticut’s Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Department is home to the #1 public MSE programme in the Northeastern United . . .
Published: Aug 16, 2023
MSE Among Top 25 Public Programs
B.S. (ABET accredited)
18 Full-time Professors
4 Joint with the UConn Health Center
2 Additional Faculty in Graduate Program
10 Teaching, Research, Adjunct, and Emeritus Faculty
98 Undergraduate Students
79 Graduate Students
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