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Ph.D. Dissertation Defense by Max Villa
Jul 29, 2014
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MSE Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Matthias Scheffler
Sept 15, 2014
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MSE Seminar by Dr. David Cann
Oct 10, 2014
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Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture Series, by David J Wineland by
Oct 24, 2014
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MSE Seminar by Dr. Christopher Kiely
Nov 7, 2014
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MSE Graduate Student Spotlight: Arun Kumar Mannodi Kanakkithodi

The MSE department is home to students who demonstrate excellence early on in their undergraduate and graduate careers, receiving prestigious accolades and opportunities that set them apart as high achievers among their peers. Continue reading

KX Technologies Taps into MSE Student Talent

The Senior Capstone Program is the culminating experience of a UConn School of Engineering student’s education. Over two semesters, senior students take the Senior Design Project course, where they learn about the principles of design, engineering ethics, professional communication, and other real-life engineering lessons. UConn MSE students are educated in materials engineering innovations, learn key leadership skills, and are immersed in the real-life challenges that engineers face. Continue reading

UConn Students to Help Build Time Capsule to Mars

UConn students majoring in materials science and engineering will have the opportunity over the next few years to work on a project that’s literally out of this world. Continue reading

Dr. Zengmin Xia Named Woman of Innovation by the Connecticut Technology Council

The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) has selected as one of eight “Women of Innovation.” Continue reading

MSE Alumna Dr. Anne Silberstein Named to Academy of Distinguished Engineers

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Silberstein, 2014 inductee to the UConn School of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Engineers. Continue reading

MSE Ph.D. Student Richard Pérez Moyet Selected to Participate in 2014 Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP)

Richard Pérez Moyet, MSE Ph.D. student, has been selected to participate in the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) for the second consecutive year. Richard is the recipient of The American Society for Engineering Education Fellowship Award as an intern for the 2014 Office of Naval Research NREIP program. Continue reading

Quick Facts

  • MSE Among Top 25 of Public Programs

    Degrees Offered
    B.S. (ABET accredited), M.S. Meng., Ph.D.

    130 Undergraduate students 90 Graduate students

    Graduate Degrees
    9 Ph.D. awarded in 2013
    14 M.S. awarded in 2013

    16 Full-time
    14 Additional in Graduate Program
    5 Adjuncts

    743 Total
    366 Live in Connecticut

    Department Head
    Dr. S. Pamir Alpay

    Director for Undergraduate Studies
    Dr. Rainer Hebert

    Director for Graduate Studies
    Dr. Bryan Huey