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MSE Seminar by Dr. Vinayak Dravid
Oct 24, 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 Seminar by Dr. Michele Marcolongo
Nov 14, 2014
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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

UConn Materials Science & Engineering Capstone Design Project

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MSE Student Feature: Aliya Carter

MSE undergraduate Aliya Carter does not shy away from rigor. The rising junior has displayed academic excellence and ambition throughout her first two years at UConn, with many scholarships, awards, and research opportunities to her name that far exceed her class standing. Continue reading

MSE Welcomes Dr. Seok-Woo Lee to the Department

The department proudly welcomes Dr. Seok-Woo Lee to its teaching faculty. In the fall, Dr. Lee will join MSE as Pratt & Whitney Assistant Professor.

Dr. Lee received both his bachelor’s in materials science and engineering and master’s of science in advanced materials engineering from Korea University in Seoul. He went on to earn his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Stanford University, completing his dissertation on The Plasticity of Metals at the Sub-micron Scale and Dislocation Dynamics in a Thin Film, research that focused on the mechanics of materials at the sub-micron scale. Continue reading

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  • 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