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MSE Seminar by Dr. Christopher Kiely
Nov 7, 2014
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Michele Marcolongo
Nov 14, 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, New York. Continue reading

UConn MSE Showcased at 2014 World Maker Faire

First launched in the Bay Area in 2006, the Maker Faire is an annual festival that celebrates invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Continue reading

Disc Golf Events at MS&T 2014

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

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, have published an article titled “Rational Design of All Organic Polymer Dielectrics” in Nature Communications, a prestigious and multidisciplinary natural sciences journal. Continue reading

UCONN Researcher Receives NIH Pioneer Award

UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, a renowned surgeon-scientist, has won a National Institutes of Health Pioneer Award for his exceptionally creative research in regenerative engineering. Continue reading

MSE Graduate Students Intern at U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Two MSE graduate students, Karoon Mackenchery and Gabriel Paun, were afforded the unique opportunity to serve as graduate interns at the United States Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland this summer. Continue reading

Quick Facts

  • MSE Among Top 25 of Public Programs

    Degrees Offered
    B.S. (ABET accredited)

    146 Undergraduate students
     76 Graduate students

    Graduate Degrees
    18 Ph.D. awarded in 2014
      7 M.S. awarded in 2014

    16 Full-time
    14 Additional in Graduate Program
     5 Adjuncts

    Department Head
    Dr. S. Pamir Alpay

    Director of Undergraduate Studies
    Dr. Rainer Hebert

    Director of Graduate Studies
    Dr. Bryan Huey