First Generation Graduate and MSE Postdoc Doesn’t Plan On Leaving Academia
Postdoctoral researcher Monia Nielson’s desire to learn brought her from nanoscience and Denmark to MSE and UConn. . .
Published: December 10, 2021
MSE Alumnus Gives Advice To Prospective MSE Faculty
MSE alumnus Arun Kumar Mannodi Kanakkithodi was inspired by great professors to become one himself . . .
Published: December 1, 2021
A Brighter Future for Clean Energy, Dr. Jankovic’s Research Leads the Way
MSE assistant professor Jasna Jankovic is one of the distinguished faculty members at the Center for for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2).. . .
Published: November 15, 2021
MSE Alumnus and NIST Scientist Reflects on His Passion for Materials and Rowing
Without rowing shells, alumnus and NIST scientist William Osborn might never have gone into MSE . . .
Published: November 12, 2021
Graduate Student Publishes Research on SrNi2P2 Pseudo-elasticity in Nano Letters
MSE graduate student Shuyang Xiao recently published research which offers a promising future for the development of high performance super-elastic ma. . .
Published: November 5, 2021
MSE Undergraduate Earns Her Degree as Both Student and Teaching Assistant
After discovering her passion for MSE, Undergraduate Brianna Westenfield has taken on the role of a teaching assistant and mentor in an effort to shar. . .
Published: October 29, 2021
MSE e-Bulletin 2021
Our 2021 Outreach Bulletin shares news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being conducted by MSE faculty, and alumni intervie. . .
Published: October 25, 2021
MSE Assistant Professor Publishes Origami-inspired Research in Materials Horizons
Materials Horizons recently published Assistant Professor Sophie Wang’s article on reconfiguring the design of origami-inspired structures. . .
Published: October 22, 2021
MSE Assistant Professor Awarded Twice in a Month for Her Contributions to the Thermal Processing Community
MSE’s Assistant Professor Lesley Frame recently won both the ASM Silver Medal and the Academic Research Award at the 2021 Heat Treat Conference. . .
Published: October 18, 2021
MSE Students’ Fluxtrol Research Makes Semifinals at National Heat Treat Society Conference
MSE senior Quenten Dean led fellow MSE student competitors as they participated in the nation’s largest, annual thermal processing conference. . .
Published: October 13, 2021
MSE Alumnus and Thermo Fisher Scientist Shares Experience Switching from Research to Business
MSE Alumnus Justin Roller shares how the relationships he made while earning his PhD at UConn were the bridge to his career at Thermo Fisher Scientifi. . .
Published: October 6, 2021
Laurencin is Only US Professor Chosen as Royal Academy Fellow
The UConn researcher is one of only 69 people elected this year from across the globe.. . .
Published: October 1, 2021
MSE Welcomes Administrative Services Assistant Sarah Moore
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering extends a warm welcome to new staff member Sarah Moore, who takes over as the administrative progr. . .
Published: August 9, 2021
A Tribute in Memory of John Eric Morral
MSE Emeritus and former department head John Eric Morral passed away earlier this past year.. . .
Published: July 29, 2021
NAACP to Present Prestigious Spingarn Medal to UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin at 112th Annual Convention
Laurencin joins such previous Springarn recipients as Martin Luther King Jr., Maya Angelou, George Washington Carver, and more.. . .
Published: July 12, 2021
University of Connecticut solar tree will offer campus visitors a place to recharge
An industrial design team is constructing a 12-foot, aluminum tree topped with nine large, leaf-shaped solar panels. The solar tree is the brainchild . . .
Published: July 7, 2021
MSE Alumnus Leads Quality in Rolling at the World’s Largest Aluminum Rolling Mill
After earning his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering and spending several years in R&D, Dr. Dharma Maddala went on to be the Lead Rolling Meta. . .
Published: June 28, 2021
Graduate Student Contributes to Innovation in the Aircraft Industry
Third-year doctoral student, Ummay Habiba, explores the application of additive manufacturing to the aircraft industry. . . .
Published: June 23, 2021
Parachutist Shatters State Record At Ellington Airport
MSE alumnus Doug Hendrix dusted the unofficial state record of 61 jumps in a day by performing 100 successful skydives over Ellington Wednesday.. . .
Published: June 21, 2021
MSE Graduate Student and Army Soldier Facilitates Mass Vaccination Site
Michael Fazzino spends his days as an Army officer working at a CT mass vaccination site and his nights as an MSE graduate student.. . .
Published: June 16, 2021
MSE Alumnus Tackles Aerospace Industry Issues With Aero Gear in AFRL and UConn Collaboration
MSE alumnus Patrick Brueckner is part of a UConn project to advance the state aerospace industry’s impact on worldwide issues.. . .
Published: June 14, 2021
Jumping for a Cause | Skydiver hopes to Break State Record to Raise Funds for Local Fire Department
MSE alumnus Doug Hendrix will attempt to make 100 jumps in a day.. . .
Published: June 11, 2021
MSE Seniors Redesign Alloy Casting of Senior Souvenir
MSE Seniors Megan and Marin took on a special project through their final semester as they redesigned the classic ‘UCONN’ Souvenir . . .
Published: June 9, 2021
MSE Alumnus and Current GE Engineer Returns Virtually to UConn Through MEng Program
James Kos’ passion for education drove him to pursue his master’s degree through the MEng program while working full-time as a GE Engineer.. . .
Published: May 17, 2021
MSE PhD Student Reflects on Industry Internship Across the World
Thomas Moran gained both industry and cultural exposure through his experience interning in Japan.. . .
Published: May 14, 2021
Professor Dongare Discusses Developments as part of ‘CREDDS’ and the UTC Professorship
Professor Dongare reflects on a decade of success with the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.. . .
Published: May 7, 2021
National Academy of Sciences Elects Two More UConn Scientists
Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. was elected to the prestigious U.S. National Academy of Sciences.. . .
Published: May 5, 2021
UConn’s STEAM Team: Solar Trees and the Power of Community
MSE Professor Jasna Jankovic conceived the idea of putting a solar tree in the middle of campus but it was put off as a passion project for some time.. . .
Published: April 26, 2021
MSE Graduate Student Inspired by Interdisciplinary Research to Pursue Entrepreneurship
Moe Daeipour tackles two areas of graduate research with the goal of becoming his own boss.. . .
Published: April 14, 2021
MSE Alumna Appointed CTO of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology
Alumna Jackie Garofano joins the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology as their Chief Technology Officer. . .
Published: April 7, 2021
MSE Alumna Serves U.S. Air Force as NRC Research Associate
UConn MSE alumna Tulsi Patel conducts her own research as an NRC Research Associate with the United States Air Force.. . .
Published: April 7, 2021
MSE Undergraduate Student Receives a Research Aide Appointment with Argonne National Laboratory
MSE undergraduate student, Samuel Schaefer, has accepted a Research Aide Appointment at Argonne National Laboratory as part of a collaboration with MS. . .
Published: April 5, 2021
Correlated Solutions Inc. Highlights Professor Frame as ‘Woman In Engineering’
Digital image correlation company features Professor Lesley Frame and her work in honor of Women’s History Month.. . .
Published: April 2, 2021
New Addition to MSE External Advisory Board
Lei Chen, Pratt & Whitney Discipline Chief for Surface Engineering, joins MSE's External Advisory Board.. . .
Published: March 31, 2021
MSE Assistant Professor Wang Wins ‘DURIP’ Award for Advanced Laser System
“A lot of great research is created at the boundary of different fields” says MSE Assistant Professor Xueju “Sophie” Wang and recent recipient. . .
Published: March 26, 2021
MSE Undergraduate Seeks to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission through Research on Air Filtration Systems
University Scholar and third-year MSE undergraduate student, Robert Williams, is performing research on air filtration systems that may help to reduce. . .
Published: March 22, 2021
MSE Graduate Gives Advice to Fellow International Students
Shuyang Xiao, a graduate student from Beijing, speaks about his experience as an MSE international student .. . .
Published: March 17, 2021
MSE Graduate Student Researches Alternative Energy Sources
Graduate student Sara Pedram moved from Iran to the U.S. looking for work in chemical engineering. Instead, she found UConn MSE and an interest in sus. . .
Published: March 15, 2021
UConn-Technion Collaboration Develops Model for Affordable Fuel Cell Catalysts
MSE professors and collaborators at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology developed a theoretical model that will expedite the development of af. . .
Published: March 10, 2021
MSE Assistant Professor Receives American Chemical Society Grant
Assistant Professor Yuanyuan Zhu was awarded $110,000 worth of funding for her research from the American Chemical Society.. . .
Published: March 8, 2021
Jasna Jankovic Receives the Prestigious NSF CAREER Award
CAREER Award helps Jasna Jankovic inspire a new generation to pursue education in STEM disciplines and research in clean energy.. . .
Published: March 3, 2021
MSE Undergrad Is Paving the Way for Underrepresented Women in the Field of Engineering
Undergraduate Brittany Nelson Forges a Place for Underrepresented Women in MSE.. . .
Published: February 24, 2021
MSE Graduate Student Tackles the Future of Energy Innovation
Third-year MSE doctoral student Amir Soleymani is conducting research at the forefront of energy innovation.. . .
Published: February 19, 2021
In Memoriam: Professor Harris Marcus
MSE Emeritus Professor and former IMS Director, Dr. Harris Marcus, passed away on January 14, 2020.. . .
Published: February 10, 2021