Student/Alumni Spotlight


MSE Events

MSE Graduate Student Orientation
Aug 28, 2015
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MSE Seminar Lecture by Dr. Priya Vashishta
Sept 11, 2015
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MSE Seminar Lecture by Dr. Venkat Vedula
Sept 18, 2015
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MSE Undergrad Jordan Kovacs Receives Igor Sikorsky Scholarship
MSE sophomore Jordan Kovacs received the Igor Sikorsky Scholarship, providing her with the opportunity to work at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a world leader in the design, manufacture, and service of military and commercial helicopters and fixed-wing aircrafts.
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MSE Alumna Dr. Jacquelynn Garofano in the Hartford Business Journal
Dr. Garofano (MS, PhD UConn MSE) featured in the Hartford Business Journal as a young leader "...who have already had success but who also have the potential to lead the professional world of tomorrow."
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MSE Alumnus Dr. Dharma Maddala Receives ASM Emerging Professional Achievement Award
MSE Alumnus Dr. Dharma Maddala has recently been named a recipient of the ASM Emerging Professional Achievement Award. Dr. Maddala received his Ph.D. from UConn MSE in 2011.
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Paiyz Mikael and Alexandra Merkouriou Named Outstanding Women Scholars
The outstanding senior women academic achievement awards were established in 1993 as part of the University of Connecticut’s 100 Years of Women celebration. The awards recognize outstanding female undergraduates and graduate students from each of UConn’s fourteen schools and colleges for their academic excellence and dedication to research and service within the university community.
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MSE Ph.D. Student Kan Fu and Team Participate in BASF 150th Anniversary North American Science Competition
When the BASF 150th Anniversary North American Competition challenge theme was announced early February, Kan Fu—a 4th year UConn MSE Ph.D. candidate—remembers feeling excited, enthusiastic, and a little bit daunted by the magnitude of the task.
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MSE Celebrates the Class of 2015
On Saturday, May 9th in Gampel Pavilion, the School of Engineering convened for 2015 Commencement. Dean Dr. Kazem Kazerounian and Provost Dr. Mun Choi delivered welcoming remarks, and UConn alumnus Timothy “Scott” Case delivered the commencement address before being presented with an honorary doctorate degree.
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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