MSE Welcomes Alexander Dupuy to the Department
Dupuy’s diverse research interests and expertise will be incredible for the growth and advancement of our department. . .
Published: September 8, 2023
Pamir Alpay Appointed Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
President Maric appoints Pamir Alpay Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. . .
Published: September 7, 2023
Scientists Create New Material Five Times Lighter and Four Times Stronger Than Steel
Researchers have developed a highly robust material with an extremely low density by constructing a structure using DNA and subsequently coating it in. . .
Published: August 30, 2023
Be Part of the Materials Science Revolution
The University of Connecticut’s Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Department is home to the #1 public MSE programme in the Northeastern United. . .
Published: August 16, 2023
Strong as Glass
By building a structure out of DNA and then coating it with glass, researchers have created a very strong material with very low density. . .
Published: July 26, 2023
Brand-New Science 1 Facility Touted as Game-Changer for UConn
The state-of-the-art facility offers 198,000 square feet for research, teaching, and innovation. . .
Published: June 16, 2023
High School to Advanced Manufacturing Development: Vincent Palumbo’s Journey to Mott Corporation
How a UConn MSE Alumnus found himself in a career where he continues to be excited about working every day. . . .
Published: June 14, 2023
EAG Laboratories Scientist Shares Insight into Nanotechnology Research
From Nanoindentation to AFM and beyond, MSE alumnus shares insights into his work and how his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering prepared him . . .
Published: May 31, 2023
Make a Positive Impact on Someone Else’s Life
Jake Lampron works to enhance technology that is necessary for those living with Diabetes. . .
Published: May 26, 2023
Work for a Company that Works for You
Aliya Eichacker (formerly Aliya Carter), MSE alumna, discusses why she chose her current job. . .
Published: May 17, 2023
“Work Hard and Never Give Up”: An Alumna’s Advice to Current MSE Students
Gabrielle Charno, MSE alumna, gives advice to current students. . .
Published: May 12, 2023
“Explore Everything Materials Science and Engineering Has to Offer”
Noveen Delaram, UConn MSE alum, gives advice to students looking to pursue a career in materials science and engineering. . .
Published: May 10, 2023
Discovering the Power of Materials Science at UConn: “Material is the foundation of everything.”
Zhongyuan Li pushes the boundaries of polymer composite resilience in his recent publication. . . .
Published: May 8, 2023
How UConn MSE Faculty Transformed Undergraduate Student Yinyu Wang Inside and Out
Yinyu Wang has seen development in both his personal and academic life after working consistently in the UConn MSE Laboratories.. . .
Published: May 5, 2023
MSE Professor Collaborates With Others to Write Accomplished Research Paper
Jasna Jankovic published a top 25 research paper in collaboration with six of her colleagues. . .
Published: May 2, 2023
“It’s Alright to Rely on Others, and to Ask Questions”
Benjamin Labkovsky reflects on his time at UConn and gives advice to his fellow undergraduates. . .
Published: April 28, 2023
MSE Students Are Incredibly Well-Rounded
Emma Lucas excels in her studies as well as on the women’s rowing team. . .
Published: April 26, 2023
The Husky Behind Intel: How UConn Alumnus Chigozie Muoto is Driving Innovation
Despite the overwhelming number of options Muoto was facing after attaining his PhD, he found his niche by combining his background in processing engi. . .
Published: April 24, 2023
MSE’s Involvement in the University Materials Council
Department Head Bryan Huey’s thoughts on being elected UMC chair and the bright future of materials science and engineering at UConn. . .
Published: April 17, 2023
Meet MSE Alumnus Vincent Ybanez Working at the Forefront of Jet Engine Technology
Vincent Ybanez makes a name for himself at Pratt & Whitney with his innovative work in repair technology.. . .
Published: April 14, 2023
It’s Never Too Late to Switch to MSE!
Gina Parlato switched her major to MSE even though it delayed her graduation. . .
Published: April 12, 2023
Another Strong Addition to the MSE External Advisory Board
We welcome Steve Mayott to the Board, and will miss Peter Jarrett after many years of service!. . .
Published: April 10, 2023
You Can Inspire Your Kids Someday to Study MSE
Anthony Manni, UConn MSE alum, chose to study materials science and engineering after being inspired by his father. . .
Published: April 6, 2023
“Every Leap in Human Civilization is Dependent on the Discovery of New Materials”
MSE alumnus Garvit Agarwal explains how materials science and engineering is a compelling and multidisciplinary field. . .
Published: April 5, 2023
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Awarded by the American Chemical Society Receiving the 2023 Priestley Medal
The Priestley Medal is the highest honor of the American Chemical Society.. . .
Published: April 3, 2023
2023 Graduate Student Appreciation Week
Join us to celebrate our graduate students!. . .
Published: April 1, 2023
Sharon Uwanyuze Wants to Lessen Pollution in the Aerospace and Automotive Industries
Graduate student Sharon Uwanyuze shares her hopes for the impact her graduate research will have. . .
Published: March 31, 2023
MSE Alumnus Adam Wentworth Uses 3D Printing to Create Patient-Specific Models at Mayo Clinic
Senior Engineer at Mayo Clinic and Co-Founder of Teal Bio Inc. says the key to success is involvement. . .
Published: March 24, 2023
Undergraduate Recovers Silver from Computer Keyboards
Jack Kaszas reveals the results of his independent research project. . .
Published: March 23, 2023
MSE Professor Gao Encourages Students to Take an ‘Open-Minded Approach’
MSE Professor Pu-Xian Gao takes an open-minded and interdisciplinary approach to his classrooms and labs. . .
Published: March 20, 2023
Two MSE Alumni Join the MSE External Advisory Board
We welcome Paul Su and Victoria Reichelderfer to the Board!. . .
Published: March 16, 2023
The Cato T. Laurencin Institute for Regenerative Engineering Launched at UConn
UConn President Radenka Maric: 'The Cato T. Laurencin Institute for Regenerative Engineering will have extraordinary impact on the world'. . .
Published: March 11, 2023
It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask If You’re Interested in MSE Lab Work
Jackson Kazsas proves it’s possible to flourish in a professor’s research lab as an undergraduate MSE student. . .
Published: March 8, 2023
Study MSE to Make a Difference in Your Interests
Kyrus Tsai, MSE graduate student, wants to combine his passion for sustainability with a sport he loves - tennis. . .
Published: March 3, 2023
Become a Catalyst for the Advancement of Humanity by Studying MSE
Manuel Rivas, former PhD student, encourages MSE students to attend academic conferences and to work to inspire the next generation. . .
Published: February 28, 2023
Alumnus Reflects on His Wonderful Time at UConn
Alumnus Haibo Yu reflects on his positive experience at UConn . . .
Published: February 24, 2023
Space Nerds and Cyborgs Study MSE!
Seth Utter participated in the NASA Pathways Program over the course of three internships at three different NASA branches. . .
Published: February 17, 2023
MSE Alumna Encourages: “Don’t be shy to get your hands dirty”
Girija Marathe’s advice on the importance of embracing opportunities and getting your hands dirty in the field of MSE. . .
Published: February 7, 2023
MSE Undergraduate Research Opportunities is What Drew Matthew Carragher to UConn
Undergraduate student chose to attend UConn because of MSE’s undergraduate research opportunities. . .
Published: February 1, 2023
Volkan Ortalan Takes DoD University Research Equipment Awards
Four UConn Researchers Take DoD University Research Equipment Awards. The highly competitive Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURI. . .
Published: January 24, 2023
Andres Godoy Wins Chateaubriand Fellowship
Graduate Student Andres Godoy wins the prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship to study for a semester in France . . .
Published: January 20, 2023
Xueju (Sophie) Wang is a 2022 EML Young Investigator Award Winner
Professor Wang is honored by EML for her research in mechanics of functional materials and structures.. . .
Published: January 13, 2023
Dr. Cato Laurencin Receives Shu Chien Achievement Award
Most prestigious honor bestowed by the Biomedical Engineering Society's BMES Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Group. . .
Published: January 12, 2023