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  • The People Are What Make MSE

    Discover the power of community, mentorship, and resilience in shaping alumna Victoria Reichelderfer's path to success with materials science and engi. . .

    Published: March 13, 2024

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  • How to Have Fun in A Ph.D. Program

    MSE alum Gyuho Song discusses working in Silicon Valley, as well as the inspiration behind his newly published book. . .

    Published: January 31, 2024

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  • Use MSE Knowledge To Solve Diverse Engineering Issues

    Paul Su, MSE alum (‘97), discusses his current position at FM Global as well as his patent. . .

    Published: January 23, 2024

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  • Working Towards Safer Vessels For Our Navy

    Ph.D. student Matthew Caruso delves into the world of ductility dip cracking and how he works towards preventing it. . .

    Published: September 29, 2023

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • “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

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  • “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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Two MSE Alumni Join the MSE External Advisory Board

    We welcome Paul Su and Victoria Reichelderfer to the Board!. . .

    Published: March 16, 2023

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  • 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

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  • Alumnus Reflects on His Wonderful Time at UConn

    Alumnus Haibo Yu reflects on his positive experience at UConn . . .

    Published: February 24, 2023

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • MSE Alumnus Thanks his Previous Major Advisor for his Successes

    Alumnus Junfei Weng states that his UConn major advisor, Pu-Xian Gao, provided him with the tools to work at Umicore . . .

    Published: November 16, 2022

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  • Katie Read (MSE BS ’11, MS ’17)

    Katie Read is a Project Lead for Ceramic Matrix Composites Processing at Pratt & Whitney who got her start at the UConn Materials Science and Engineer. . .

    Published: May 27, 2022

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  • MSE Adjunct Professor Daniel Goberman ‘never lets the class get bored’

    Adjunct Professor, Raytheon Technical Fellow, and External Advisory Board member Daniel Goberman discusses his unique role within MSE.. . .

    Published: April 22, 2022

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Diverse Experiences in MSE Doctoral Program Help Shape Alumna’s Career

    Bahareh Deljoo, Ph.D., graduated from UConn MSE with a diverse set of skills that prepared her for a career in engineering at Intel.. . .

    Published: December 18, 2020

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  • Garofano Named a Woman of Innovation

    Jacquelynn Garofano has been selected as a finalist by the Women of Innovation Committee on its Sixteenth Anniversary. . . .

    Published: December 2, 2020

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  • MSE Alumna Receives Women in Science Leadership Award

    MSE alumna Jacquelynn Garofano, Ph.D. wins award for her encouragement of young women in the sciences. . . .

    Published: November 3, 2020

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  • UConn, Army Research Lab Collaborate on New Portable, Renewable Energy Technology

    S. Pamir Alpay, and alumna Yomery Espinal ’18 PhD have published a paper on a novel portable pyroelectric technology in Cell Reports Physical Scienc. . .

    Published: June 19, 2020

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  • Thanks to the Work of MSE Alumnus David Wikholm, Robots May Become Lab Assistants

    Wikholm sees the MSE program as a hidden gem that is fundamental to almost any engineering field. . . .

    Published: June 10, 2020

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  • A Single Class Paved the Way for MSE Alumnus Ryan Noraas to Discover His Field of Study

    Being introduced to machine learning and artificial intelligence at UConn influenced Noraas’s current projects at Pratt & Whitney.. . .

    Published: June 4, 2020

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  • Congratulations to the 2020 MSE Senior Design Project Winners!

    13 teams of MSE seniors virtually presented their Senior Design Projects for the annual Senior Design Day.. . .

    Published: May 15, 2020

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  • Professor Hebert Leads Successful Research Collaboration Between UConn MSE and Industry

    MSE professor Rainer Hebert ran a study on additive manufacturing in conjunction with the Collins Aerospace Center and industry companies.. . .

    Published: May 6, 2020

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  • Ryan Keech Turned his Interest in Sports to a Successful MSE Career

    As a sports fan looking for a college major, Ryan Keech became interested in the design and processing of football helmets and baseball bats in high s. . .

    Published: January 24, 2020

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  • Collaboration to Commercialize Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers

    MSE Assistant Professor Jasna Jankovic is teaming with industrial partners to accelerate the development of high volume fabrication of components to f. . .

    Published: December 4, 2019

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  • MSE Alumnus and Small Business Entrepreneur Brings a Unique Perspective to the External Advisory Board

    Please join us in welcoming alumnus Neal Magdefrau, Ph.D., to the MSE External Advisory Board.. . .

    Published: October 9, 2019

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  • Dr. Sonia Tulyani Brings Innovation to the MSE External Advisory Board

    The Materials Science and Engineering Department is pleased to welcome Dr. Sonia Tulyani as the newest member of the External Advisory Board. . . .

    Published: June 6, 2019

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  • Ulbrich Steel’s UConn MSE Alumni Foster Collaboration and Partnership

    Sean Ketchum, along with Samantha Brantley (B.S. 2015), Samuel Guerra (B.S. 2017), Allie Kelley (B.S. 2015), and Keith Grayeb (B.S. 2009), are all alu. . .

    Published: May 20, 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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  • Meet the Researcher Solving Problems in 3D

    Under the leadership of MSE Professor Rainer Hebert, the Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Center (PW AMC) is addressing the biggest problems cur. . .

    Published: May 4, 2019

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  • MSE Seniors Reach for the Stars with NASA Senior Design Project

    MSE seniors Zachary Putney, Jonathan Gager, Ryan Wrobel and Spencer Matonis are currently elbows-deep in the opportunity of a lifetime: Helping buildi. . .

    Published: May 2, 2019

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  • 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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  • UConn’s School of Engineering Announces UConn-ZEISS Partnership and Introduces New Microscopy Center

    The UConn School of Engineering announced the launch of a new UConn-ZEISS Partnership with the opening of a new, state of the art laboratory, the Reve. . .

    Published: September 8, 2017

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  • Radenka Maric to “Accelerate UConn” with CEO of Health eSense

    Radenka Maric, CT Clean Energy Fund Professor of Sustainable Energy and Executive Director of UConn’s IPB and Tech Park will represent the Materials. . .

    Published: October 31, 2016

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  • MSE Researchers’ Manuscript is Selected as Editor’s Choice for 2015

    A research article “Surface Degradation of Ag/W Circuit Breaker Contacts During Standardized UL Testing” has been selected as an open access Edito. . .

    Published: September 7, 2016

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  • UTAS Announces UConn Center for Advanced Materials

    With the launch of a new materials and process-engineering lab, United Tech Corp. Aerospace Systems (UTAS) has also made the spectacular reveal of a m. . .

    Published: May 5, 2016

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  • Chief Materials Engineer and Manager Angie Cheung Challenges Boundaries

    Those at UConn may recognize Angie Cheung from her position on the Materials Science and Engineering Industrial Advisory Board, a group of nine highly. . .

    Published: April 11, 2016

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  • Angie Cheung Fuels Minds of the MSE Industrial Advisory Board

    The Materials Science and Engineering Department gladly welcomes Angie Cheung as the newest member to the Industrial Advisory Board. She joins eight o. . .

    Published: September 18, 2015

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  • George Rossetti and Adam Heitmann Receive Edward C. Henry Award

    The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) has awarded the 2015 Edward C. Henry Award to George A. Rossetti, Jr. and Adam A. Heitmann for their paper, “Th. . .

    Published: September 10, 2015

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  • MSE Undergrad Jordan Kovacs Receives Igor Sikorsky Scholarship

    MSE sophomore Jordan Kovacs received the Igor Sikorsky Scholarship, providing her with the opportunity to work at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a wor. . .

    Published: July 27, 2015

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  • MSE Ph.D. Student Kan Fu and Team Participate in BASF 150th Anniversary North American Science Competition

    When the BASF 150th Anniversary North American Competition challenge theme was announced early February, Kan Fu—a 4th year UConn MSE Ph.D. candidate. . .

    Published: June 15, 2015

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  • Senior Design Day 2015

    MSE seniors presented their senior design projects on Friday, May 1st, 2015 at Gampel Pavilion. With a total of 21 projects and 41 students participat. . .

    Published: May 27, 2015

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  • Undergraduate Spotlight: Brenden Mil-Homens

    In this inspiring interview, undergraduate Brenden Mil-Homens shares his accomplishments as a MSE student and his hopes for the future.. . .

    Published: March 13, 2015

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  • World-Class Materials Characterization

    The University of Connecticut and scientific instrument maker FEI Co. have signed an agreement to develop a cutting-edge center for microscopy and mat. . .

    Published: November 3, 2014

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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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  • Materials Research Society Chapter Tours Brookhaven National Laborator

    Members of the UConn Materials Research Society (MRS) student chapter had the unique opportunity to tour Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island. . .

    Published: October 24, 2014

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  • Materials Science & Engineering Senior Design Project

    Watch our latest video.. . .

    Published: September 8, 2014

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  • MSE Welcomes Dr. Venkat Vedula to Industrial Advisory Board

    The department is pleased to welcome Dr. Venkat Vedula as its newest MSE industrial advisory board member. Comprised of eight highly reputable industr. . .

    Published: August 15, 2014

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  • KX Technologies Taps into MSE Student Talent

    The Senior Capstone Program is the culminating experience of a UConn School of Engineering student’s education. Over two semesters, senior students . . .

    Published: July 11, 2014

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  • MSE Senior Design Stories: KX Technologies and Select Sealant and Design Quality Control Process for Manufacturing Filter Cartridges”

    The Senior Capstone Program is the culminating experience of a UConn School of Engineering student’s education. Over two semesters, senior students . . .

    Published: June 6, 2014

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  • MSE Students Exhibit Capstone Projects on Senior Design Day

    MSE seniors had the chance to present their capstone senior design projects on Friday, May 2nd in IMS 20. . . .

    Published: May 12, 2014

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  • MSE Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

    The UConn MSE Industrial Advisory Board convened for a meeting on Monday, September 30th. . . .

    Published: November 6, 2013

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  • UConn Material Advantage Tours Laser Joining Technologies

    UConn members of Material Advantage had the unique opportunity to tour Laser Joining Technologies in conjunction with the ASM Hartford chapter.. . .

    Published: October 28, 2013

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  • Professor Hebert Appointed Director of Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rainer Hebert as Director of the recently established Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovat. . .

    Published: September 10, 2013

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  • Katherine Saint joins the MSE Industrial Advisory Board

    We are very pleased to announce that Katherine Saint will be joining the UConn MSE Industrial Advisory Board.. . .

    Published: June 5, 2013

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