Category: alumni

  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • From Undecided to Dean of Engineering

    As Dean at Michigan Tech, where the mascot is also a husky, Callahan has the important responsibility of leading the academic and research mission of . . .

    Published: December 7, 2018

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  • Alumna Alexandra Merkouriou Talks Outreach, Career, and Semiconductors

    Alexandra accredits her success and passion for materials science to her professors here at UConn and her colleagues at her current workplace. She rec. . .

    Published: December 3, 2018

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  • Making Research Connections at UConn

    Riley Blumenfield, a materials science and engineering student, Honors Program STEM scholar, and president of engineering sorority Phi Sigma Rho came . . .

    Published: October 15, 2018

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  • Graduating with a C.E.O – Erica Kramer, Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, CEO

    For millions of patients worldwide, the best hope for recovery from traumatic bone injury or joint disease is an autograft — the use of bone harvest. . .

    Published: October 5, 2018

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  • A Supercharged Atomic Engine

    MSE alumna Dr. Yomery Espinal made the news when her work on pyroelectrics and antiferroelectric fields was published in 'Science Trends.' She is a BD. . .

    Published: September 19, 2018

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  • Alumna Katie Read Develops Ceramic Matrix Composites as a Senior Engineer

    Whether developing material characterization methods, evaluating material properties, or correlating material properties with processing parameters Al. . .

    Published: April 30, 2018

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  • Alumnus Kai Song Explores the “Unseen World” at Apple

    From UConn MSE graduate to Apple employee, alumnus Kai Song has come very far since his time at the University of Connecticut. As a senior hardware en. . .

    Published: April 18, 2018

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  • UConn MSE Alumna Janet Callahan Facilitates a Conversation About Student Success

    MSE seminar speaker guest Janet Callahan, Ph.D., led a discussion panel for senior MSE students in Associate Professor Rainer Hebert’s senior design. . .

    Published: October 11, 2017

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  • MSE e-Bulletin 2017

    Welcome to our 2017 Outreach Bulletin! This publication is intended to share news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being c. . .

    Published: August 23, 2017

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  • Erica Rozzero’s Materials Science Foundation Covers Many Bases

    The saying “Students today, Huskies forever,” is more than a mantra for school spirit. To Erica Rozzero (formerly Erica Pehmoeller), Materials Sci. . .

    Published: April 10, 2017

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  • MSE Alumnus Neal Magdefrau Shares His Journey From Ph.D. To Business Owner

    Neal Magdefrau, Materials Science and Engineering alum, was inspired to enter the field to design new materials for golf equipment. Instead, he earned. . .

    Published: March 22, 2017

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  • MSE Alumna Jacquelynn Garofano Explains her Multi-Faceted Spectrum of Success

    As a Senior Research Scientist at UTRC and one of Connecticut’s “Forty Under 40” outstanding young professionals for 2013 (Connecticut Magazine). . .

    Published: March 2, 2017

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  • MSE Alumnus Ghanshyam Pilania awarded Humboldt Research Foundation Fellowship

    Ghanshyam Pilania of the Los Alamos National Laboratory's Materials Science in Radiation and Dynamics Extremes group is the recipient of a Humboldt Re. . .

    Published: February 17, 2017

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  • MSE Alumna Wins TMS Scholarship

    Rebecca Stern, an alumna who graduated earlier in 2016, recently won a TMS Structural Materials Division Scholarship to continue her studies at UC Ber. . .

    Published: September 29, 2016

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  • MSE e-Bulletin 2016

    Welcome to our 2016 Outreach Bulletin! This publication is intended to share news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being co. . .

    Published: August 5, 2016

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  • Alumnus Max Villa’s Dedication to Improve Lives

    From mechanical to tissue engineering, bone regeneration, genomics, and microbiology, Dr. Max Villa has a wide range of engineering experience. The UC. . .

    Published: November 18, 2015

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  • MSE Alumnus and Intel Intellectual Shan Zhong

    Alumnus Shan Zhong studied materials science and engineering at UConn from 2003 to 2007 after graduating from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. . . .

    Published: October 30, 2015

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  • MSE e-Bulletin

    Welcome to our 2015 Outreach Bulletin! This publication is intended to share news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being co. . .

    Published: August 26, 2015

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  • MSE Alumna Dr. Jacquelynn Garofano in the Hartford Business Journal

    Dr. Garofano (MS, PhD UConn MSE) featured in the Hartford Business Journal as a young leader "...who have already had success but who also have the po. . .

    Published: July 24, 2015

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  • MSE Alumnus Dr. Dharma Maddala Receives ASM Emerging Professional Achievement Award

    MSE Alumnus Dr. Dharma Maddala has recently been named a recipient of the ASM Emerging Professional Achievement Award. Dr. Maddala received his Ph.D. . . .

    Published: June 17, 2015

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  • MSE Celebrates the Class of 2015

    On Saturday, May 9th in Gampel Pavilion, the School of Engineering convened for 2015 Commencement. Dean Dr. Kazem Kazerounian and Provost Dr. Mun Choi. . .

    Published: June 1, 2015

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  • MSE Alumnus Brian Gardener

    Not many students can say that their education has taken them around the world. But for MSE alumnus Brian Gardener, what started out as a college hobb. . .

    Published: May 29, 2015

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  • MSE Newsletter Fall 2014

    Read our 2014 Fall newsletter containing latest information about MSE students and faculty.. . .

    Published: October 31, 2014

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  • MSE Alumna Dr. Anne Silberstein Named to Academy of Distinguished Engineers

    Congratulations to Dr. Anne Silberstein, 2014 inductee to the UConn School of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Engineers.. . .

    Published: May 28, 2014

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  • UConn MSE Alumnus Feature: Shawn Fonseca

    Name: Shawn Fonseca, Hometown: Newington, CT, Graduating Class: December 2010. . .

    Published: April 20, 2014

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  • MSE Alumna Profile: Dr. Jacquelynn Garofano

    Name: Dr. Jacquelynn Garofano, Hometown: Milford, CT, Graduating Class: Ph.D. in (Sept) 2011. . . .

    Published: April 20, 2014

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