MSE Events

Session I: Confocal Facility Workshop
Oct 16, 2015
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Session II: Hands on Demo of Confocal Facility Instruments
Oct 22, 2015
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Venkat Vedula
Oct 23, 2015
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Paul Keblinski
Oct 30, 2015
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MSE/BME Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Cato Laurencin
Nov 6, 2015
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Jonah Erlebacher
Nov 20, 2015
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Kathy Saint Enters the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame
Congratulations to our Industrial Advisory Board member, Kathy Saint, President of Schwerdtle Stamp Co. Inc., who has just been named one of the winners of the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Leadership Awards for 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 materials sciences and engineering, he became enthralled during a presentation given by Dr. Anson Ma during his first semester.
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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 Bachelor’s degree in materials science and engineering at Beijing University of Technology before arriving at UConn in 2010 and earning the Outstanding Scholar Program Award.
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The Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph. D., Travel Fellowship Breaks Barriers in STEM Fields
Studies have found that African-Americans, Latinos, Native-Americans and Native Alaskans are inordinately under-represented in STEM disciplines, inhibiting the progression of excellence in these fields. The creation of the Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph. D., Travel Fellowship by the Society for Biomaterials works to rectify this issue by providing financial support for the recipient to follow a career in biomaterials.
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Angie Cheung Fuels Minds of the MSE Industrial Advisory Board
The Materials Science and Engineering Department gladly welcomes Angie Cheung as the newest member to the Industrial Advisory Board. She joins eight other industry partners in working to strengthen the visibility of the UConn Materials Science and Engineering Department at the university, state, and national level.
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MSE EUROTECH Students Journey to Germany
MSE students Ben Theiken, Andrew Jeffery, and Alex Kinstler set off for Germany at the beginning of the semester for their year abroad as part of the EUROTECH program.
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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