Yearly Archives: 2020

  • Garofano Named a Woman of Innovation

    Jacquelynn Garofano has been selected as a finalist by the Women of Innovation Committee on its Sixteenth Anniversary. . . .

    Published: December 2, 2020

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  • MSE Graduate Student Develops Novel Hybrid Convolution Neural Network

    MSE graduate student, Rajat Sainju, is co-author to one of the top 100 most downloaded materials science papers for Scientific Reports in 2019. . . .

    Published: November 30, 2020

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  • MSE Alumna Jacquelynn Garofano Honored from the Society of Women Engineers

    MSE Alumna Jacquelynn Garofano as honored with a Spark Award from the Society of Women Engineers.. . .

    Published: November 19, 2020

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  • Rajiv Naik Hired to Advance Education on Composites

    Professor Naik has recently joined the School of Engineering (SoE) as a Visiting Professor, after serving as an adjunct professor in MSE for almost 4 . . .

    Published: November 18, 2020

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  • Dr. Cato Laurencin Named Recipient of 2020 Herbert W. Nickens Award

    Dr. Cato T. Laurencin has distinguished himself throughout his 40-year career as an outstanding physician-scientist and a courageous leader in social . . .

    Published: November 16, 2020

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  • MSE Doctoral Student Benefits from Collaboration with Aerospace Company

    Hannah Leonard, MSE graduate student, investigates a new generation of aluminum alloys in research collaboration with Collins Aerospace. . . .

    Published: November 9, 2020

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  • Dr. Laurencin Named Recipient of 2020 Von Hippel Award

    University Professor Cato T. Laurencin, MD, Ph.D., has been widely recognized for his exceptional achievements in engineering, science, medicine and t. . .

    Published: November 4, 2020

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  • MSE Alumna Receives Women in Science Leadership Award

    MSE alumna Jacquelynn Garofano, Ph.D. wins award for her encouragement of young women in the sciences. . . .

    Published: November 3, 2020

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  • MSE e-Bulletin 2020

    Our 2020 Outreach Bulletin shares news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being conducted by MSE faculty, and alumni intervie. . .

    Published: October 14, 2020

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  • MSE Graduate Student Discovers Career Path During Difficult Times

    Third year MSE graduate student Marco Echeverria spent a second highly productive summer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).. . .

    Published: October 5, 2020

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  • MSE Welcomes Xueju “Sophie” Wang to the Department

    We are pleased to welcome our newest faculty member Xueju “Sophie” Wang who joins our department as an assistant professor this fall.. . .

    Published: September 4, 2020

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  • Digging Into a More Cost-Effective Solar Technology

    Bryan Huey and his postdoc Jingfeng Song have produced some compelling research reported in the journal Nature Communications that could lead to anoth. . .

    Published: August 17, 2020

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  • Diving Deeper Into Her Hobbies Sparked an MSE Sophomore’s Passion For Learning About Materials

    Elise Bessette’s interests in 3-D printing and robotics set her on a path to become an MSE major. . . .

    Published: July 13, 2020

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  • To Megan Hurley, MSE is a Close Community As Well As a Fascinating Major

    When undergraduate Megan Hurley discovered the camaraderie and how tight-knit the MSE department was, she knew that it was a perfect fit for her.. . .

    Published: June 24, 2020

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  • UConn, Army Research Lab Collaborate on New Portable, Renewable Energy Technology

    S. Pamir Alpay, and alumna Yomery Espinal ’18 PhD have published a paper on a novel portable pyroelectric technology in Cell Reports Physical Scienc. . .

    Published: June 19, 2020

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  • Two Local Doctors Come Up with Alternative Greeting to Replace Handshake

    One handshake can confer about 124 million bacteria, so that’s why the two doctors came up with an alternative, the “Laurencin-McClinton greeting.. . .

    Published: June 12, 2020

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  • Thanks to the Work of MSE Alumnus David Wikholm, Robots May Become Lab Assistants

    Wikholm sees the MSE program as a hidden gem that is fundamental to almost any engineering field. . . .

    Published: June 10, 2020

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  • A Single Class Paved the Way for MSE Alumnus Ryan Noraas to Discover His Field of Study

    Being introduced to machine learning and artificial intelligence at UConn influenced Noraas’s current projects at Pratt & Whitney.. . .

    Published: June 4, 2020

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  • MSE Professor Inducted Into Young Academy

    Assistant Professor Stefan Schaffoener joins the Young Academy | Mainz for promising young scholars.. . .

    Published: May 18, 2020

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  • Congratulations to the 2020 MSE Senior Design Project Winners!

    13 teams of MSE seniors virtually presented their Senior Design Projects for the annual Senior Design Day.. . .

    Published: May 15, 2020

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  • INTPART Grant Will Encourage Collaboration with US and European Universities

    A $430,000 grant aims to strengthen international collaborations.. . .

    Published: May 13, 2020

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  • MSE Graduate Student Reaches Out to Help High Schoolers Transition to College

    Jessica Maita balances her research with giving high schoolers valuable college advice.. . .

    Published: May 11, 2020

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  • Alpay Named UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor

    S. Pamir Alpay, Associate Dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships, has been named a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, after a vote by t. . .

    Published: May 8, 2020

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  • Professor Hebert Leads Successful Research Collaboration Between UConn MSE and Industry

    MSE professor Rainer Hebert ran a study on additive manufacturing in conjunction with the Collins Aerospace Center and industry companies.. . .

    Published: May 6, 2020

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  • UKindness – A Resource for Students

    Student Affairs has launched a University-wide initiative intended to inform, engage, and connect with students throughout the University during the C. . .

    Published: April 29, 2020

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  • MSE Undergraduate Student Earns National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

    MSE Undergrad Christopher Choi ’20 is one of three undergraduate students that have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. . .

    Published: April 23, 2020

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  • MSE Publication is one of the Top 100 Most Downloaded Papers on Physics

    The publication from MSE graduate students and faculty members appears on a list from Scientific Reports. . . .

    Published: April 20, 2020

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  • Why Choose Material Science and Engineering?

    Material science and engineering is used to create and refine the materials that are the foundation of all the things you use every day. UConn’s Mat. . .

    Published: April 15, 2020

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  • UConn MSE Senior Selected as SOE Student Commencement Speaker

    MSE student Riley Blumenfield has been selected by the School of Engineering as the student speaker for the undergraduate commencement ceremony. . . .

    Published: April 13, 2020

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  • Maric leads UConn’s research, innovation and entrepreneurship

    MSE Professor Maric brings her passion for both education and engineering into her position as vice president for research, innovation and entrepreneu. . .

    Published: April 9, 2020

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  • MSE’s Metalworking Club Offers a Unique Experience for MSE Students

    UConn's Material Science and Engineering (MSE) department offers a variety of hands-on opportunities for its students, including the MetalWorking Club. . .

    Published: April 6, 2020

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  • MSE Professor’s Research is More Than What Meets the Eye

    Assistant Professor Seok-Woo Lee deals with materials on a microscopic scale that have an immense impact on mechanical devices.. . .

    Published: April 1, 2020

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  • An MSE Undergrad’s Interest in Corrosion Led Him to the Perfect Research Project

    MSE Senior Alex Perkins is currently working on a research project that has helped him reinforce his academic passions.. . .

    Published: March 30, 2020

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  • MSE Alumnus Joins External Advisory Board

    MSE alumnus Neal Magdefrau is the newest addition to the MSE External Advisory Board. . .

    Published: March 9, 2020

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  • MSE Students Recognized at EMA 2020

    Ayana Ghosh and Lucas Enright won awards for their research presentations at the annual EMA conference.. . .

    Published: March 5, 2020

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  • Canceled: 7th Annual MSE Banquet, April 3, 2020

    Due to the recent university announcements regarding COVID-19, unfortunately, we need to cancel the MSE Banquet scheduled for Friday, 4/3. . . .

    Published: March 4, 2020

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  • How Working with NASA Led Theresa Nosel to Major in MSE

    A MSE Sophomore learned to love materials science through her internships at NASA.. . .

    Published: February 28, 2020

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  • Lesley Frame Voted Vice President of Heat Treat Society

    Assistant Professor Lesley Frame is the first woman in an HTS Officer Role. . .

    Published: February 17, 2020

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  • MSE Senior was One of Two Undergraduates Nationwide to Present in Advanced Round of Heat Treat Society Competition

    MSE undergrad Indranie Rambarran made it to semi-finalist round in HTS student research competition.. . .

    Published: February 17, 2020

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  • MSE Undergraduate Interns at Oakridge National Lab

    MSE Sophomore Ryan Gordon has been offered a prestigious internship at Oakridge National Lab though SULI Program. . .

    Published: February 14, 2020

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  • Forged in Fire; UConn Students Start Metal Working Club

    MSE assistant professor Lesley Frame serves as a faculty adviser to the students metal working club. . . .

    Published: February 5, 2020

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  • How a Materials Scientist Steps Out Of His Comfort Zone by Conducting Diverse Research Projects In a User Facility at NCSU

    MSE alumnus Ching-Chang Chung, Ph.D., works with a wide range of materials such as insects and fossils.. . .

    Published: February 3, 2020

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  • Ryan Keech Turned his Interest in Sports to a Successful MSE Career

    As a sports fan looking for a college major, Ryan Keech became interested in the design and processing of football helmets and baseball bats in high s. . .

    Published: January 24, 2020

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  • New UConn Research Center Provides Reliable Data, Realistic Simulations for Manufacturing Industry

    Assistant Professor Lesley Frame is the director of the new Center for Materials Processing Data (CMPD) at IPB.. . .

    Published: January 23, 2020

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