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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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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

“Dynamic Layer Rearrangement During Growth of Layered Oxide Films by Molecular Beam Epitaxy” Published in ‘Nature Materials’

MSE Associate Professor Dr. Serge Nakhmanson, in conjunction with colleagues from Argonne National Laboratory, has published a paper in Nature Materials, the premier journal for innovative materials science research. Continue reading

MSE Welcomes Dr. Venkat Vedula to Industrial Advisory Board

The department is pleased to welcome Dr. Venkat Vedula as its newest MSE industrial advisory board member. Comprised of eight highly reputable industry partners, the board works to augment the visibility of the UConn Materials Science and Engineering department at the university, state, and national level. Continue reading

Dr. Radenka Maric and Dr. Mark Aindow Get Fuel Cell Funding

Dr. Radenka Maric of CBE and MSE, and Dr. Mark Aindow of MSE have key roles in two projects that have received a total of $6.7 million from Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and are designed to reduce the overall operating costs of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). Continue reading

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

    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