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MSE Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Matthias Scheffler
Sept 15, 2014
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MSE Seminar by Dr. David Cann
Oct 10, 2014
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Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture Series, by David J Wineland by
Oct 24, 2014
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Christopher Kiely
Nov 7, 2014
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“Dynamic Layer Arrangement 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 Materials, the premier journal for innovative materials science research. Continue reading

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 industry partners, the board works to augment the visibility of the UConn Materials Science and Engineering department at the university, state, and national level. Continue reading

Dr. Radenka Maric and Dr. Mark Aindow Get Fuel Cell Funding

Dr. Radenka Maric of CBE and MSE, and Dr. Mark Aindow of MSE have key roles in two projects that have received a total of $6.7 million from Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and are designed to reduce the overall operating costs of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). Continue reading

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. Continue reading

MSE Graduate Student Spotlight: Arun Kumar Mannodi Kanakkithodi

The MSE department is home to students who demonstrate excellence early on in their undergraduate and graduate careers, receiving prestigious accolades and opportunities that set them apart as high achievers among their peers. Continue reading

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 take the Senior Design Project course, where they learn about the principles of design, engineering ethics, professional communication, and other real-life engineering lessons. UConn MSE students are educated in materials engineering innovations, learn key leadership skills, and are immersed in the real-life challenges that engineers face. Continue reading

Quick Facts

  • MSE Among Top 25 of Public Programs

    Degrees Offered
    B.S. (ABET accredited), M.S. Meng., Ph.D.

    130 Undergraduate students 90 Graduate students

    Graduate Degrees
    9 Ph.D. awarded in 2013
    14 M.S. awarded in 2013

    16 Full-time
    14 Additional in Graduate Program
    5 Adjuncts

    743 Total
    366 Live in Connecticut

    Department Head
    Dr. S. Pamir Alpay

    Director for Undergraduate Studies
    Dr. Rainer Hebert

    Director for Graduate Studies
    Dr. Bryan Huey