Recent Ph.D. Graduate’s Work Featured in Journal of Materials Science
MSE graduate Abhinav Poozhikunnath's work was selected by the Journal of Materials Science for publication as the cover article for the print issue to. . .
Published: December 20, 2019
Why the Honors Program was ‘Worth the Challenge’ for Andrew Levin
Andrew Levin wanted to research technologies that could combat climate change. Majoring in Materials Science and Engineering united his interests in n. . .
Published: December 18, 2019
How One Student’s Bladesmithing Hobby Launched a Metalworking Club with over 200 Members
Two hundred years ago, one could find a blacksmith in every town or village in America. Handcrafting metal objects, from cooking utensils and candle h. . .
Published: December 16, 2019
Collaboration to Commercialize Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers
MSE Assistant Professor Jasna Jankovic is teaming with industrial partners to accelerate the development of high volume fabrication of components to f. . .
Published: December 4, 2019
How MSE Prepared Michelle Such to Enter a Growing Industry
MSE undergraduate Michelle Such is searching for ways to create aircraft parts more efficiently using 3D printing.. . .
Published: December 2, 2019
Radenka Maric Named AAAS Fellow
Vice President for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Radenka Maric, MSE, has been named a 2019 Fellow of the American Association for the Adva. . .
Published: November 26, 2019
MSE e-Bulletin 2019
Welcome to our 2019 Outreach Bulletin! This publication is intended to share news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being c. . .
Published: November 22, 2019
Grad Student Sharon Uwanyuze Wins a Rare Scholarship for Her Work on Refractory Ceramics
Sharon Uwanyuze, a Ph.D. candidate in Assistant Professor Stefan Schaffoener’s lab, was one of three students nationwide who received "The Refractor. . .
Published: November 8, 2019
Undergraduate MS&T Awards Include $1750 and Grad School Prep
MSE undergraduates won awards totaling $1750 for dome design and research presentations at the annual Materials Science & Technology conference in Por. . .
Published: October 25, 2019
From Failure Analysis to Blade Design
After spending years analyzing the reasons why helicopter parts broke, MSE alumna Rheanna Ward has learned that failure is rarely the end.. . .
Published: October 11, 2019
MSE Alumnus and Small Business Entrepreneur Brings a Unique Perspective to the External Advisory Board
Please join us in welcoming alumnus Neal Magdefrau, Ph.D., to the MSE External Advisory Board.. . .
Published: October 9, 2019
Dr. Cato Laurencin Wins the National Academy of Engineering 2019 Simon Ramo Founders Award
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) on Oct. 6 honored UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin for his extraordinary impact on the engineering profession. . .
Published: October 7, 2019
Materials Scientist Fiona Leek joins MSE as Assistant Professor-in-Residence
We are pleased to welcome Fiona Leek, Ph.D., a UConn alumna and long-time employee of UConn’s Institute of Materials Science, as an assistant profes. . .
Published: September 27, 2019
MSE Welcomes Administrative Services Assistant Jennifer Steszewski
Jennifer joins the department with a strong background in education and administrative services, and a passion for helping others.. . .
Published: September 12, 2019
Pamir Alpay Appointed as Associate Dean of Engineering
Pamir Alpay, Materials Science and Engineering GE Professor in Advanced Manufacturing, has been appointed as Associate Dean for Research and Industria. . .
Published: August 14, 2019
Joining UConn MSE Led Sergey to Receive the ‘Best Gift’ in Science
Exploring ways to strengthen lightweight structural materials in order to withstand deformation and survive under extreme environments is understandab. . .
Published: August 12, 2019
MSE Grad Student Commended in 3-Minute Thesis Competition
Byung Jun, Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. student, received honorable mention in this year’s 3MT® Three Minute Thesis Competition, for pre. . .
Published: July 22, 2019
MSE Researcher Sees Paradigm Shift in the Future of Heat Treating
Lesley Frame's guest editorial on Heat Treatment in education in ASM's May/June Materials Solution Publication. . . .
Published: July 1, 2019
Dr. Sonia Tulyani Brings Innovation to the MSE External Advisory Board
The Materials Science and Engineering Department is pleased to welcome Dr. Sonia Tulyani as the newest member of the External Advisory Board. . . .
Published: June 6, 2019
MSE Professor Director of New Center for In Situ & Operando TEM in Collaboration With DENSsolutions
MSE Assistant Professor Yuanyuan Zhu is the Director of the UConn DENSsolutions Center for IN-siTu/Operando Electron Microscopy (InToEM) soon to be . . .
Published: May 22, 2019
Ulbrich Steel’s UConn MSE Alumni Foster Collaboration and Partnership
Sean Ketchum, along with Samantha Brantley (B.S. 2015), Samuel Guerra (B.S. 2017), Allie Kelley (B.S. 2015), and Keith Grayeb (B.S. 2009), are all alu. . .
Published: May 20, 2019
Undergraduate Victoria Reichelderfer Develops Skills as Legacy Leadership Student
MSE junior Victoria Reichelderfer is paving new paths for interdisciplinary leadership through a ‘Legacy Leadership’ experience, connecting her lo. . .
Published: May 10, 2019
MSE Department Celebrates Accomplishments, Looks to Future at 2019 Banquet
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering enjoyed an evening of food, science jokes, celebration, reflection, and mingling at the sixth annu. . .
Published: May 5, 2019
Meet the Researcher Solving Problems in 3D
Under the leadership of MSE Professor Rainer Hebert, the Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Center (PW AMC) is addressing the biggest problems cur. . .
Published: May 4, 2019
MSE Undergraduate Hetal Patel Earns Two Competitive Fellowships
MSE undergraduate student Hetal Patel has been awarded not one, but two fellowships – the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship P. . .
Published: May 3, 2019
MSE Seniors Reach for the Stars with NASA Senior Design Project
MSE seniors Zachary Putney, Jonathan Gager, Ryan Wrobel and Spencer Matonis are currently elbows-deep in the opportunity of a lifetime: Helping buildi. . .
Published: May 2, 2019
Five-year Ph.D. Alumnus Paves Way for Breakthrough Electron Microscopy
Kyle Crosby earned his undergraduate degree, master’s degree, and his Ph.D. in materials science at UConn after spending nearly a decade working and. . .
Published: May 1, 2019
Graduate Student Ayana Ghosh Wins Prestigious Fellowship Award
MSE graduate student Ayana Ghosh has been named as the recipient of the prestigious John Tanaka Graduate Student Fellowship award, which is given annu. . .
Published: April 29, 2019
Dr. Seok-Woo Lee honored with Mentorship Excellence Award
In honor of his outstanding excellence in mentoring and supporting undergraduates in the MSE Department, Assistant Professor Seok-Woo Lee has been awa. . .
Published: April 22, 2019
Dr. Cato Laurencin Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Cato Laurencin is among the academy's 239th class, along with former First Lady Michelle Obama, and other leaders. . . .
Published: April 17, 2019
Collaboration Leads to Publication for MSE Faculty Member and Industry Partner
Pfizer formed a collaboration with MSE Associate Professor Serge Nakhmanson and his colleagues in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering . . .
Published: April 16, 2019
Avinash Dongare Named UTC Professor in Engineering Innovation
Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Avinash Dongare, has been named the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Professor in Engin. . .
Published: April 15, 2019
Distinguished MSE Alumna Leads the Next Generation of Engineers
A highly accomplished and distinguished MSE alumna, Dr. Jacquelynn Garofano (M.S. ’09, Ph.D. ’11), has been named Program Manager of the prestigio. . .
Published: April 3, 2019
Undergraduate Joe Podbielski Juggles Class, Lab Duties and Working on Blackhawks
Senior student Joseph Podbielski spends his school days helping manage labs for engineering students, and his summers helping design helicopters for S. . .
Published: March 29, 2019
MSE Professors on Team for $5.4 Million Air Force R&D Contract in Manufacturing Solutions
Over the next four years, Professor Pamir Alpay and Associate Professor Rainer Hebert will lead a team of researchers at the Innovation Partnership Bu. . .
Published: March 27, 2019
6th Annual MSE Banquet
Join our students, faculty, alumni, industry professionals, and distinguished guests as we network, commemorate our accomplishments, and honor our p. . .
Published: March 11, 2019
MSE Alumni Pushing the Envelope with VR and AR Technology
Zach Stone was one of the first undergraduate students to join the Materials Science and Engineering program back in 2001. Starting with a class of on. . .
Published: March 8, 2019
Bryan Huey Honored by the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
Professor Bryan Huey is one of seven UConn researchers honored by the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.. . .
Published: February 22, 2019
George A. Rossetti, Jr. Appointed MSE Associate Department Head
Dr. George A. Rossetti, Jr. has accepted the appointment as Associate Department Head for Materials Science and Engineering.. . .
Published: February 18, 2019
Professor Mei Wei named as School of Engineering Centennial Term Professor
MSE professor Mei Wei has been announced as the UConn School of Engineering’s Centennial Term Professor, an honor given to professors who have had a. . .
Published: February 11, 2019
40 Under 40 Entrepreneur Uses Engineering Skills To Bring People Affordable Glasses
The daughter of an optometrist and a Farmington native, MSE alumna and Connecticut businesswoman Stephanie Higgins Bealing is using her materials sci. . .
Published: February 6, 2019
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Receives 2019 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize
The Abelson Prize recognizes Dr. Cato Laurencin’s global leadership in biomedical technology innovation, public service in shaping United States tec. . .
Published: February 4, 2019
A Microscope as a Shovel? UConn Researchers Dig It
Using a familiar tool in a way it was never intended to be used opens up a whole new method to explore materials, report UConn researchers in Proceedi. . .
Published: January 28, 2019