Category: student chapter

  • MSE Banquet 2024: Honoring Achievement and Community Spirit

    MSE celebrated and honored its undergraduate and graduate students at their annual banquet.. . .

    Published: April 29, 2024

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  • Student Advocacy in Action: UConn MSE Delegation’s Impactful Congressional Visits Day

    MSE students are advocating for research and educational funding in R&D, building personal connections with policymakers, and making a meaningful impa. . .

    Published: April 25, 2024

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  • Graduate Student Presented at the SHPE Conference

    Karla Del Cid-Ledezma presented at the SHPE Conference in North Carolina . . .

    Published: November 22, 2022

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  • UConn Sparked an Undergraduate Student’s Love for MSE

    Undergraduate student Jaclyn Grace is highly involved on campus because of her love for materials science and engineering. . .

    Published: November 9, 2022

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  • 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

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  • MSE’s Metalworking Club Offers a Unique Experience for MSE Students

    UConn's Material Science and Engineering (MSE) department offers a variety of hands-on opportunities for its students, including the MetalWorking Club. . .

    Published: April 6, 2020

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  • Canceled: 7th Annual MSE Banquet, April 3, 2020

    Due to the recent university announcements regarding COVID-19, unfortunately, we need to cancel the MSE Banquet scheduled for Friday, 4/3. . . .

    Published: March 4, 2020

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  • How One Student’s Bladesmithing Hobby Launched a Metalworking Club with over 200 Members

    Two hundred years ago, one could find a blacksmith in every town or village in America. Handcrafting metal objects, from cooking utensils and candle h. . .

    Published: December 16, 2019

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  • Undergraduate MS&T Awards Include $1750 and Grad School Prep

    MSE undergraduates won awards totaling $1750 for dome design and research presentations at the annual Materials Science & Technology conference in Por. . .

    Published: October 25, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2018 ASM Conference Allows MSE Undergraduates to Meet and Compete

    The 2018 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) Conference in Columbus, Ohio brought thousands of scientists and innovators from around the globe to . . .

    Published: November 5, 2018

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  • UConn Material Advantage Student Chapter shows off at Farmington STEAM Night

    The UConn Material Advantage Student Chapter, consisting of MSE undergraduates Amanda Agui, Victoria Reichelderfer, and Joe Tracey, along with MSE ass. . .

    Published: October 26, 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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  • Engineering Clubs Meet and Compete at Friendly Soccer Tournament

      By Marlese Lessing Undergraduate students from the department of Materials Science and Engineering proved victorious in a friendly soccer match. . .

    Published: October 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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  • International Professional Honor Society Held Annual Banquet and Initiation Ceremony

    14 undergraduate students and 6 graduate students from the Materials Science and Engineering Department were inducted into Alpha Sigma Mu.. . .

    Published: June 11, 2018

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  • Senior MSE Student, Mariel Colby Looks Forward to Hands-On Industry Experience

    For undergraduate student Mariel Colby, studying MSE means increasing her career opportunities. Unlike other engineering programs where students are l. . .

    Published: March 23, 2018

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  • 5th Annual MSE Banquet

    Join our undergraduate (UCMA) and graduate (MRS) student organizations, faculty, and alumni for an MSE Night dedicated to celebrating our accomplishm. . .

    Published: March 21, 2018

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  • Welcoming New UCMA Officers of 2018

    Every year, UConn’s Materials Advantage Chapter (UCMA) holds an election to appoint new officers to the executive board. This year’s UCMA election. . .

    Published: February 21, 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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  • UCMA’s Annual Networking Banquet Provides Invaluable Resources to Students

    Nearly 50 undergraduates, professors, industry professionals and graduate students turned out for the fourth annual UConn Material Advantage networkin. . .

    Published: April 5, 2017

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  • Making Ends Meet at the Material Science Banquet

    Recently, UConn’s Material Advantage Student Chapter held their annual Material Science Banquet at Hillel. . . .

    Published: April 25, 2016

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  • Networking Banquet

    The UConn Material Advantage Chapter has POSTPONED the banquet to Thursday, April 7, 2016. Please join us for a semiformal fundraiser hosted by the UC. . .

    Published: March 18, 2016

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  • Aaron Gladstein on Staying Balanced

    From marching on the UConn turf to community work in Israel, MSE junior Aaron Gladstein stays busy.. . .

    Published: February 19, 2016

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  • The Many MSE Opportunities for Undergrad Amy Hernandez

    Undergraduate Amy Hernandez is in her final year at UConn, but she knows her MSE education has provided her with a bright future head. “Material sci. . .

    Published: January 20, 2016

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  • Justin Luria’s Stellar Solar Cells Win MRS Best Poster

    Justin Luria, a visiting researcher working in the lab of Dr. Bryan Huey, was recognized with a Best Poster Award at the annual meeting of the Materia. . .

    Published: December 21, 2015

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  • Undergraduate Francis Almonte Pays it Forward

    “As of right now, my academic goal is to survive and make it to receive a degree in material science and engineering. A lot of people say this, but . . .

    Published: December 9, 2015

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  • Yomery Espinal’s Road to the Doctorate

    Yomery Espinal is a Ph.D. student in materials sciences and engineering who is motivated to succeed by her passion for science.. . .

    Published: October 21, 2015

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  • UConn’s Advances with Material Advantage Chapter Award

    The University of Connecticut Material Advantage Chapter is this year’s winner of a Chapter of Excellence award from the Material Advantage Student . . .

    Published: October 12, 2015

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  • Zane Grady Engineering Community

    Zane Grady is a MSE student entering his junior year at UConn, but he has filled these few years to the brim. Initially unfamiliar with the concept of. . .

    Published: October 2, 2015

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  • Oustanding Scholar Linghan Ye

    Linghan Ye, a Ph.D. student in the MSE Department, became passionate about her major because it is “fun.” By the age of 20, she obtained her Bache. . .

    Published: September 25, 2015

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  • New Class of Alpha Sigma Mu Honored at ASM Student Night

    Alpha Sigma Mu is the international honor society for materials science and engineering. Membership is extended by invitation to the top twenty-five p. . .

    Published: May 20, 2015

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  • Beauty in the Small and Unintended

    Researchers have so many ways of probing the unseen. Sound waves whisper of hidden voids, magnetic fields trace fluids flowing through the body. The s. . .

    Published: February 20, 2015

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  • UConn Material Advantage Members Impress With “DomesDay” Design

    ASM International hosted its first “DomesDay” Geodesic Dome Design Competition at the 2014 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) conference in P. . .

    Published: November 5, 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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  • Disc Golf Events at MS&T 2014

    Congratulation to Material Advantage for winning both Disc Golf Events at MS&T 2014.. . .

    Published: October 22, 2014

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  • MSE Graduate Student Spotlight: Sapna Gupta

    In her years at UConn thus far, Sapna Gupta has achieved impressive feats that demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and innovative thinking.. . .

    Published: July 23, 2014

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  • Keramos Chapter Founded at UConn

    Ms. Sapna Gupta, a Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) graduate student, has founded a University of Connecticut chapter of Keramos with the suppo. . .

    Published: November 15, 2013

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