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MSE Seminar by Kathy Saint
Feb 6, 2015
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“Next-Generation Electrocaloric and Pyrocaloric Materials for Solid-State Electrothermal Interconversion” To Be Featured in December 2014 MRS Bulletin

MSE Department Head Dr. S. Pamir Alpay, in conjunction with colleagues Dr. Joseph Mantese (MSE Industrial Advisory Board and United Technologies Research Fellow), Dr. Susan Trolier-McKinstry (Pennsylvania State University), Dr. Qiming Zhang (Pennsylvania State University), and Roger W. Whatmore (Imperial College London), has published an article in the forthcoming December 2014 issue of the Materials Research Society (MRS) Bulletin.

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MSE Scholarship Recipients Honored at School of Engineering Scholarship Awards Ceremony

In September, MSE scholarship recipients were honored at the School of Engineering annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony.

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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 Pittsburgh, PA this October.

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World-Class Materials Characterization

The University of Connecticut and scientific instrument maker FEI Co. have signed an agreement to develop a cutting-edge center for microscopy and materials science research. The center, which will be housed in the new Innovation Partnership Building at UConn’s Tech Park, will feature some of the most advanced commercially available electron microscopes.

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MSE Newsletter Fall 2014

Read our 2014 Fall newsletter containing latest information about MSE students and faculty.

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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.

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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

    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