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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 agains. . .
Published: October 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
MSE Newsletter Fall 2014
Read our 2014 Fall newsletter containing latest information about MSE students and faculty.. . .
Published: October 31, 2014
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
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
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
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