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
Programming Adaptive Structures of Stimuli-Responsive Materials via Selective Mechanical and Light Control
Xueju “Sophie” Wang’s paper, “Morphing of Stiffness-Heterogeneous Liquid Crystal Elastomers Via Mechanical Training and Locally Controlled Pho. . .
Published: September 30, 2022
Graduate Student Publishes Research on SrNi2P2 Pseudo-elasticity in Nano Letters
MSE graduate student Shuyang Xiao recently published research which offers a promising future for the development of high performance super-elastic ma. . .
Published: November 5, 2021
MSE Assistant Professor Publishes Origami-inspired Research in Materials Horizons
Materials Horizons recently published Assistant Professor Sophie Wang’s article on reconfiguring the design of origami-inspired structures. . .
Published: October 22, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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
Two MSE Undergraduate Students Push the Boundaries of Science for Space Exploration
MSE undergraduate students, Hetal Patel and Amanda Giroux recently co-authored a scholarly article about their research entitled ‘Superelasticity an. . .
Published: November 13, 2017
Researchers Discover Super-Elastic Shape-Memory Material
UConn materials science and engineering researcher Seok-Woo Lee and his colleagues have discovered super-elastic shape-memory properties in a material. . .
Published: November 1, 2017
UConn Scientists Find Material’s Defects Improve Solar Cell Performance
A breakthrough materials mapping technique developed by UConn scientists has led to the discovery of highly-conductive properties in cadmium telluride. . .
Published: September 28, 2016
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
MSE Professors Among Top 300 Most-Cited Scholars in the Field
MSE Professors Dr. Cato T. Laurencin and Dr. Steven L. Suib are among the 300 most-cited researchers in Materials Science and Engineering worldwide. . . .
Published: July 29, 2016
Shock Waves On The Cover Of The Journal of Applied Physics
Materials Science and Engineering researchers Dr. Avinash Dongare, Assistant Professor, and Ph.D. student Garvit Agarwal’s publication, “Shock wav. . .
Published: May 31, 2016
Dr. Syam Nukavarapu’s Research Featured as Cover Article in Tissue Engineering
Dr. Syam Nukavarapu’s publication, “Oxygen-tension controlled matrices for enhanced osteogenic cell survival and performance,” reported a new ma. . .
Published: May 27, 2016
Breakthrough Could Improve Turbine Performance, Reduce Carbon Emissions from Power Plants
Important research has been under the works for years at UConn, conducted by Maurice Gell, MSE Professor-in-Residence, and Eric Jordan, United Technol. . .
Published: May 6, 2016
Hamidreza Khassaf’s Paper Making Waves
As a UConn MSE Ph.D. student Hamidreza Khassaf has been pleasantly surprised by the science community’s enthusiasm for his co-authored paper, “Aco. . .
Published: February 5, 2016
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
“Why Pt Survives but Pd Suffers From SOx Poisoning” Published in JPC Letters
Graduate student Hom Sharma (Department of Chemical Engineering) and co-authors Dr. Vinit Sharma and Professor Rampi Ramprasad (Department of Material. . .
Published: April 3, 2015
Building the Next Generation of Efficient Computers
UConn researcher Bryan Huey has uncovered new information about the kinetic properties of multiferroic materials that could be a key breakthrough for . . .
Published: January 29, 2015
“Next-Generation Electrocaloric and Pyrocaloric Materials for Solid-State Electrothermal Interconversion” To Be Featured in December 2014 MRS Bulletin
MSE Department Head Dr. S. Pamir Alpay, in conjunction with colleagues Dr. Joseph Mantese (MSE Industrial Advisory Board and United Technologies Resea. . .
Published: December 15, 2014
Approaching a Golden Age of Materials Design: MSE Professor Publishes “Rational Design of All Organic Polymer Dielectrics” in ‘Nature Communications’
MSE Professor Dr. Rampi Ramprasad and IMS colleagues Dr. Greg Sotzing and Dr. Steve Boggs, along with their research group members and collaborators, . . .
Published: October 10, 2014
“Dynamic Layer Rearrangement During Growth of Layered Oxide Films by Molecular Beam Epitaxy” Published in ‘Nature Materials’
MSE Associate Professor Dr. Serge Nakhmanson, in conjunction with colleagues from Argonne National Laboratory, has published a paper in Nature Materia. . .
Published: August 18, 2014
Thermal Barrier Coatings for Gas-Turbine Engine Applications The Most Frequently Cited Paper on Thermal Barrier Coatings of All Time
It is a distinguished achievement to be published in one of the world’s top scientific journals. Producing a groundbreaking paper that would become . . .
Published: April 30, 2014
“Visualizing Osteogenesis In Vivo Within a Cell–Scaffold Construct for Bone Tissue Engineering Using Two-Photon Microscopy” Contributes Cover Image to Tissue Engineering C
MSE Ph.D. student Max Villa (M.S.), in conjunction with Dr. Liping Wang (M.D.), Dr. Jianping Wang (M.D.), Dr. David W. Rowe (M.D.), and MSE Professor . . .
Published: November 20, 2013
“Accelerating Materials Property Predictions Using Machine Learning” Published in Scientific Reports
Professor Ramamurthy Ramprasad, post-doc Dr. Ghanshyam Pilania, and doctoral candidate Chenchen Wang of Materials Science and Engineering, in conjunct. . .
Published: October 18, 2013