MSE Events

MSE Seminar by Dr. Darrell Schlom
Sept 16, 2016
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MSE Seminar by Dr. K.T. Ramesh
Sept 23, 2016
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Andreas Roelofs
Sept 30, 2016
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Daniel Potrepka
Oct 7, 2016
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Angie Cheung
Oct 14, 2016
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MSE Seminar by Dr. James Warren
Nov 4, 2016
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Zi-Kui Liu
Nov 18, 2016
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Framing UConn’s Future: Tech Park
Dr. Radenka Maric, CT Clean Energy Fund Professor in Sustainable Energy at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering has been appointed as Executive Director for the Innovation Partnership Building and Tech Park.
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White House Honors Dr. Cato Laurencin with National Medal of Technology and Innovation
UConn’s Dr. Cato Laurencin was honored on May 19 at the White House by President Barack Obama with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement.
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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 wave propagation and spall failure in single crystal Mg at atomic scales,” was recently featured on the cover of the Journal of Applied Physics.
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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 matrix system for bone regeneration.
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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 Technologies Professor of Advanced Materials Processing. Sponsored by the National Energy Technology Laboratory, the researchers have been exploring ways to improve the electricity-generating capability of gas turbines.
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Rainer Hebert: Winner of 2016 MSE Award for Teaching Excellence
The University of Connecticut Materials Science and Engineering Award for Teaching Excellence as determined by the students is awarded to the MSE faculty member who receives the greatest number of votes from Materials Science and Engineering graduating seniors.
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Quick Facts

    MSE Among Top 25 of Public Programs

    Degrees Offered
    B.S. (ABET accredited)

    148 Undergraduate students
     78 Graduate students

    Graduate Degrees
    9 Ph.D. awarded in 2015
    4 M.S. awarded in 2015

    17 Full-time
    14 Additional in Graduate Program
     3 Adjuncts

    Department Head
    Dr. S. Pamir Alpay

    Director of Undergraduate Studies
    Dr. Rainer Hebert

    Director of Graduate Studies
    Dr. Bryan Huey