Yearly Archives: 2017

  • Two MSE Undergraduate Students Push the Boundaries of Science for Space Exploration

    MSE undergraduate students, Hetal Patel and Amanda Giroux recently co-authored a scholarly article about their research entitled ‘Superelasticity an. . .

    Published: November 13, 2017

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  • MSE’s Tyler Flanagan Discusses Nanomechanical Research

    According to graduate student Tyler Flanagan, cold spray is more than just his current research topic, but an effective way to repair helicopter parts. . .

    Published: November 8, 2017

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  • Ph.D. Student Seeks to Discover, Design and Develop Better Materials

    To graduate student Rohit Batra, materials science and engineering is all about transforming what we know about nature, in order to harness it. . . .

    Published: November 6, 2017

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  • MSE Undergraduates Attend Materials Science & Technology 2017 Conference

    Nine MSE undergraduates went to the Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) 2017 conference held at the David L. Lawrence convention center in Pittsburg. . .

    Published: November 2, 2017

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  • Researchers Discover Super-Elastic Shape-Memory Material

    UConn materials science and engineering researcher Seok-Woo Lee and his colleagues have discovered super-elastic shape-memory properties in a material. . .

    Published: November 1, 2017

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  • UConn MSE Seniors Attend World Maker Faire For NASA Capstone Project

    UConn MSE students presented their projects related to additive manufacturing at the World Maker Faire in NY Hall of Science Queens, NY for the third . . .

    Published: October 16, 2017

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  • UConn MSE Alumna Janet Callahan Facilitates a Conversation About Student Success

    MSE seminar speaker guest Janet Callahan, Ph.D., led a discussion panel for senior MSE students in Associate Professor Rainer Hebert’s senior design. . .

    Published: October 11, 2017

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  • Graduate Student Turns Early Interest Into a Career in MSE

    Ph.D. student, Gyuho Song’s path in materials science and engineering was paved at an early age. His passion for materials science started at age 10. . .

    Published: September 25, 2017

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  • UConn’s School of Engineering Announces UConn-ZEISS Partnership and Introduces New Microscopy Center

    The UConn School of Engineering announced the launch of a new UConn-ZEISS Partnership with the opening of a new, state of the art laboratory, the Reve. . .

    Published: September 8, 2017

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  • Rainer Hebert is New Associate Director of IMS

    Effective immediately MSE Associate Professor and Castleman Professor in Engineering Innovation Rainer Hebert will serve as the new Associate Director. . .

    Published: September 1, 2017

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  • Professor S. Pamir Alpay Appointed New Executive Director of the UConn Tech Park

    UConn’s Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) at the UConn Tech Park has new leadership. Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Dr. S. Pami. . .

    Published: August 25, 2017

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  • MSE e-Bulletin 2017

    Welcome to our 2017 Outreach Bulletin! This publication is intended to share news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being c. . .

    Published: August 23, 2017

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  • Metallurgy/MSE, Top 3rd Major With Highest Mid-Career Salary

    Did you know the average mid-career salary for a Materials Science and Engineering major in 2016 was around $98,000? . . .

    Published: August 14, 2017

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  • MSE Professor Named Vice President for Research

    MSE Professor Radenka Maric, newly appointed vice president for research at UConn and UConn Health, intends to grow the university’s research enterp. . .

    Published: August 11, 2017

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  • 1st Symposium on Computational Materials Research

    Quantum theory has been at the forefront of materials research as the technology shrinks towards the nanoscale. This has been partly driven by the pro. . .

    Published: July 24, 2017

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  • High Expectations for 1st Symposium on Computational Research

    Postdoctoral researchers from MSE and the Institute of Materials Science will hold their first symposium on Computational Research on Thursday, July 2. . .

    Published: July 24, 2017

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  • Ph.D. Student’s Research into Novel Intermetallic Compound Gains Traction

    John T. Sypek, third-year Ph.D. student in Assistant Professor Seok-Woo Lee’s lab, was first drawn to UConn because of the MSE program’s strong ti. . .

    Published: June 16, 2017

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  • UConn Wins Funding for Study of Insulators

    UConn researcher Ramamurthy ‘Rampi’ Ramprasad leads the team behind “Tracking, Diagnosing, and Impeding Dielectric Breakdown in Polymers,” whi. . .

    Published: June 1, 2017

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  • MSE Congratulates Haibo Yu as Graduate Student of the Year

    Each year, the MSE faculty vote to recognize the cumulative efforts of a near-graduating Ph.D. student for Graduate Student of the Year. The Departmen. . .

    Published: May 1, 2017

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  • MRS Hosts Grad-Lab Learning Night, Awards MSE Students

    Dozens of students attended an MSE graduate lab and research session April 19 hosted by UConn MRS to learn about the opportunities available in gradua. . .

    Published: April 26, 2017

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  • Undergraduate MSE Students Attend Frontiers Poster Session

    Three Materials Science and Engineering undergraduates attended Frontiers in Undergraduate Research April 7-8 to present their research on posters to . . .

    Published: April 19, 2017

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  • Erica Rozzero’s Materials Science Foundation Covers Many Bases

    The saying “Students today, Huskies forever,” is more than a mantra for school spirit. To Erica Rozzero (formerly Erica Pehmoeller), Materials Sci. . .

    Published: April 10, 2017

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  • UCMA’s Annual Networking Banquet Provides Invaluable Resources to Students

    Nearly 50 undergraduates, professors, industry professionals and graduate students turned out for the fourth annual UConn Material Advantage networkin. . .

    Published: April 5, 2017

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  • UConn Joins Hunt for New Materials

    The University of Connecticut is one of several leading research institutions collaborating with the Toyota Research Institute to accelerate the desig. . .

    Published: March 30, 2017

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  • MSE Undergraduate is Close to Treating a Very Common Disease

    More than 30 million people suffer from osteoarthritis in the United States, a conservative estimate of the disease that degrades tissue in articular . . .

    Published: March 29, 2017

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  • MSE Alumnus Neal Magdefrau Shares His Journey From Ph.D. To Business Owner

    Neal Magdefrau, Materials Science and Engineering alum, was inspired to enter the field to design new materials for golf equipment. Instead, he earned. . .

    Published: March 22, 2017

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  • MSE’s Tulsi Patel Shares Three Defining Moments at UConn

    In the future of aerospace engineering, it may be more efficient to 3D print structural components. Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. student Tu. . .

    Published: March 20, 2017

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  • MSE Student Wins First Place at Third Annual SoE Poster Session

    John Sypek, third-year Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. student in Assistant Professor Seok-Woo Lee’s lab, won first-place for his poster in . . .

    Published: March 17, 2017

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  • MSE Professor Puxian Gao Achieves Professional Milestone

    MSE Professor Puxian Gao was inducted to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) in 2017 for “seminal contribution to the fundamen. . .

    Published: March 8, 2017

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  • MSE Graduate Students Awarded at TMS 2017

    Graduate students from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering were awarded gold and silver medals at the TMS (the Minerals, Metals and Ma. . .

    Published: March 3, 2017

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  • MSE Alumna Jacquelynn Garofano Explains her Multi-Faceted Spectrum of Success

    As a Senior Research Scientist at UTRC and one of Connecticut’s “Forty Under 40” outstanding young professionals for 2013 (Connecticut Magazine). . .

    Published: March 2, 2017

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  • MSE Sophomore Launches Database of University Research Labs

    University of Connecticut student Spencer Matonis recently launched a start-up company called Coalesce, which provides a database of university resear. . .

    Published: March 1, 2017

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  • 3D Printing Course Off to a Solid Start

    An engaging, hands-on upper-level undergraduate course called “Introduction to 3D Printing: Learn by Building” debuted in Fall 2016 after the prop. . .

    Published: February 22, 2017

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  • MSE: An Ideal Major for Claudia Chavez

    What do the development of metal casings for handheld devices and prosthetic limbs have in common? For Claudia Chavez, sixth semester Materials Scienc. . .

    Published: February 20, 2017

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  • MSE Alumnus Ghanshyam Pilania awarded Humboldt Research Foundation Fellowship

    Ghanshyam Pilania of the Los Alamos National Laboratory's Materials Science in Radiation and Dynamics Extremes group is the recipient of a Humboldt Re. . .

    Published: February 17, 2017

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  • How Professor Ramprasad’s Group is Shaping Materials Discovery

    Recently, there has been some interesting activity in Professor Rampi Ramprasad’s lab. As a computational materials scientist, Professor Ramprasad a. . .

    Published: February 16, 2017

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  • MSE Welcomes Administrative Services Assistant and UConn Alumna to the Staff

    The Department of Materials Science and Engineering extends a warm welcome to new staff member, Kaitlyn Cullen, a UConn alumna who takes over as the . . .

    Published: February 15, 2017

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  • MSE Department Head Dr. Alpay Discusses the Many Joys of His Academic Career

    Professor S. Pamir Alpay, Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Department Head, can find practical applications of science in almost anything, from. . .

    Published: February 13, 2017

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  • For Ph.D. Candidate Hamidreza Khassaf, UConn MSE is a Dream Come True

    For Hamidreza Khassaf, pursuing a Ph.D. in UConn’s Materials Science and Engineering department was written in the stars. While he was pursuing his . . .

    Published: February 6, 2017

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  • New Material Promises Benefits to Deep Space Travel

    Exploring beyond our solar system requires traveling enormous distances. The nearest star system to ours – Alpha Centauri – is 4.37 light years aw. . .

    Published: January 9, 2017

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