Category: graduate students

  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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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 Graduate Students Show Off Presentations at Grad Student Speaking Contest

    Four Materials Science and Engineering graduate students let their communication and presentation skills shine at the 2018 Fall Graduate Student Speak. . .

    Published: December 10, 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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  • Professors, Professionals and Students Mingle and Celebrate at MSE Banquet

    Students, alumni and faculty of the University of Connecticut Department of Materials Science and Engineering celebrated their, and their peers’, ac. . .

    Published: June 22, 2018

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  • Army engineer gains work, life experience in the lab

    Manuel Rivas, an ARL materials engineer and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, recently received his doctorate in materials science and engineering from the U. . .

    Published: June 8, 2018

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  • Two MSE Graduate Students Participate in Civic Engagement at the Nation’s Capital

    Two UConn MSE graduate students Tulsi Patel and Manny Rivas were invited to attend the 2018 Catalyzing Advocacy for Science and Engineering (CASE) Wor. . .

    Published: April 23, 2018

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  • MSE Graduate Student Recognized at the 27th Annual Connecticut Symposium

    MSE graduate student Tulsi Patel won best oral paper prize for her talk co-authored by Professor Alpay and Professor Hebert.. . .

    Published: April 16, 2018

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  • Ph.D. Student, Cain Hung Explores the Possibilities of Additive Manufacturing

    Everyone in the field of materials science and engineering has a distinct definition of what it means to study the subject, but for 3rd-year graduate . . .

    Published: March 2, 2018

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  • Xingxu Lu Wins Graduate Student Speaker Contest

    The student chapter of the Materials Research Society recently announced Xingxu Lu, a second-year graduate student in Professor Pu-Xian Gao’s resear. . .

    Published: February 5, 2018

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  • MSE Grad Student Takes Home Gold at National Engineering Conference

    John Sypek, MSE graduate student, was amongst a small group of students from across the country who received top honors from the Materials Research So. . .

    Published: December 8, 2017

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  • Su Jeong Heo Wins Baker Award for Fuel Cell Research

    Su Jeong Heo, Ph.D. candidate at MSE was awarded first place for the 2017 Dr. Bernard S. Baker Award in fuel cell research at the 2017 Fuel Cell Semin. . .

    Published: December 4, 2017

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  • MSE’s Tyler Flanagan Discusses Nanomechanical Research

    According to graduate student Tyler Flanagan, cold spray is more than just his current research topic, but an effective way to repair helicopter parts. . .

    Published: November 8, 2017

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  • Ph.D. Student Seeks to Discover, Design and Develop Better Materials

    To graduate student Rohit Batra, materials science and engineering is all about transforming what we know about nature, in order to harness it. . . .

    Published: November 6, 2017

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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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  • Graduate Student Turns Early Interest Into a Career in MSE

    Ph.D. student, Gyuho Song’s path in materials science and engineering was paved at an early age. His passion for materials science started at age 10. . .

    Published: September 25, 2017

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