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
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
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
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
MSE Students Visit Nucor for the First Time Since the Pandemic
Professor Frame and Professor Leek take students to Nucor for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.. . .
Published: November 23, 2022
Graduate Student Presented at the SHPE Conference
Karla Del Cid-Ledezma presented at the SHPE Conference in North Carolina . . .
Published: November 22, 2022
MSE Graduate Student Contributes to Aerospace Innovation
Graduate student Sarshad Rommel praises the opportunities bestowed by UConn’s MSE department in his aerospace research. . . .
Published: March 4, 2022
Amir Soleymani Improves the Understanding of PEMFC Catalyst Materials and Addresses Future Opportunities in the Field
MSE graduate student recently published in Advanced Functional Materials.. . .
Published: February 9, 2022
MSE PhD Candidate Encourages Other Female Researchers to Not Doubt Their Own Voices
Though the journey of earning a PhD in materials science and engineering is a long one, Suman Kumari has not let any challenge stop her.. . .
Published: January 26, 2022
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
Army Research Laboratory Internship Later Influences Student’s Doctoral Dissertation Research
MSE graduate student speaks on internship experience at ARL.. . .
Published: December 23, 2020
Graduate Student’s Research Aids Green Technology Revolution
MSE graduate student investigates PEMFC technology to replace fossil fuels with sustainable energy alternatives. . . .
Published: December 21, 2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
Recent Ph.D. Graduate’s Work Featured in Journal of Materials Science
MSE graduate Abhinav Poozhikunnath's work was selected by the Journal of Materials Science for publication as the cover article for the print issue to. . .
Published: December 20, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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