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MSE Senior Design Stories: KX Technologies and Select Sealant and Design Quality Control Process for Manufacturing Filter Cartridges”

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. . . .

Published: September 21, 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 of the Institute for Materials Science (IMS). . . .

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. Pamir Alpay will serve as Executive Director of the state-of-the-art facility and associated industry partnerships, effective immediately. . . .

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 conducted by MSE faculty, and alumni interviews that highlight our students’ diverse accomplishments post-graduation. . . .

Published: August 23, 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 enterprise by implementing a vision that focuses on increasing strategic connections within and beyond the university walls. . . .

Published: August 11, 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,” which received a Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative, or MURI, award. . . .

Published: June 1, 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 fundamental understanding of engineered nanomaterials assembly and scalable manufacturing,” among other achievements. . . .

Published: March 8, 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 and his group members — composed of graduate students and post-doctoral researchers — are involved in computation-guided materials discovery. . . .

Published: February 16, 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 fictional food replicators in Star Trek to 3-D printing of aircraft parts. . . .

Published: February 13, 2017

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MSE Faculty and Students Gain a ‘Material Advantage’ at MS&T 2016

University Professor Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, Associate Professor Bryan Huey, and fifth-semester undergraduate Andrew Nguyen were among the UConn MSE members recognized for their achievements in Materials Science and Technology at the MS&T 2016 conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. . . .

Published: November 7, 2016

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Radenka Maric to “Accelerate UConn” with CEO of Health eSense

Radenka Maric, CT Clean Energy Fund Professor of Sustainable Energy and Executive Director of UConn’s IPB and Tech Park will represent the Materials Science and Engineering department in the Fall 2016 Accelerate UConn cohort. . . .

Published: October 31, 2016

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UConn Scientists Find Material’s Defects Improve Solar Cell Performance

A breakthrough materials mapping technique developed by UConn scientists has led to the discovery of highly-conductive properties in cadmium telluride, a promising material that could someday surpass the performance of silicon in solar cells. . . .

Published: September 28, 2016

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MSE Faculty’s Research Explores Materials for Space

Each year, NASA accepts a select number of proposals from Early Career Faculty (ECF) at accredited U.S. Universities to award a generous research grant for three years of funding and the opportunity to further research into space exploration. This year, MSE Pratt & Whitney Assistant Professor Seok-Woo Lee’s proposal, “Development of Small-Volume, High-Precision, and Reliable Cryogenic Linear Actuators by Using Novel Intermetallic Compounds,” was accepted for an ECF award. . . .

Published: September 21, 2016

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UConn School of Engineering Awards MSE Centennial Term Professorship

Professor Rampi Ramprasad, Materials Science and Engineering, has been chosen for appointment to a Centennial Term Professorship as the School of Engineering continues to celebrate 100 years of research and growth. . . .

Published: September 16, 2016

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Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative Honored at U.S. White House

Materials Science and Engineering Professor Rampi Ramprasad recently attended the fifth year anniversary event of the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) hosted by the U.S. White House. . . .

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MSE Researchers’ Manuscript is Selected as Editor’s Choice for 2015

A research article “Surface Degradation of Ag/W Circuit Breaker Contacts During Standardized UL Testing” has been selected as an open access Editor’s Choice article for 2015 by the Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. . . .

Published: September 7, 2016

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MSE Department Head Presents Research at Prestigious Lecture in South Korea

Professor S. Pamir Alpay, UConn MSE Department Head, presented a lecture on “Accelerating Materials Deployment and Manufacturing via Multi-Scale Modeling and Genomics” at the 40 th year celebration of the Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) in Daejeon, South Korea August 18. . . .

Published: September 2, 2016

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MSE e-Bulletin 2016

Welcome to our 2016 Outreach Bulletin! This publication is intended to share news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being conducted by MSE faculty, and alumni interviews that highlight our students’ diverse accomplishments post-graduation. . . .

Published: August 5, 2016

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MSE Professors Among Top 300 Most-Cited Scholars in the Field

MSE Professors Dr. Cato T. Laurencin and Dr. Steven L. Suib are among the 300 most-cited researchers in Materials Science and Engineering worldwide. . . .

Published: July 29, 2016

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Framing UConn’s Future: Tech Park

Dr. Radenka Maric, CT Clean Energy Fund Professor in Sustainable Energy at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering has been appointed as Executive Director for the Innovation Partnership Building and Tech Park. . . .

Published: July 13, 2016

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White House Honors Dr. Cato Laurencin with National Medal of Technology and Innovation

UConn’s Dr. Cato Laurencin was honored on May 19 at the White House by President Barack Obama with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement. . . .

Published: June 6, 2016

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Shock Waves On The Cover Of The Journal of Applied Physics

Materials Science and Engineering researchers Dr. Avinash Dongare, Assistant Professor, and Ph.D. student Garvit Agarwal’s publication, “Shock wave propagation and spall failure in single crystal Mg at atomic scales,” was recently featured on the cover of the Journal of Applied Physics. . . .

Published: May 31, 2016

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Dr. Syam Nukavarapu’s Research Featured as Cover Article in Tissue Engineering

Dr. Syam Nukavarapu’s publication, “Oxygen-tension controlled matrices for enhanced osteogenic cell survival and performance,” reported a new matrix system for bone regeneration. . . .

Published: May 27, 2016

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Rainer Hebert: Winner of 2016 MSE Award for Teaching Excellence

The University of Connecticut Materials Science and Engineering Award for Teaching Excellence as determined by the students is awarded to the MSE faculty member who receives the greatest number of votes from Materials Science and Engineering graduating seniors. . . .

Published: May 5, 2016

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Dr. Bryan Huey and Dr. Rainer Hebert Awarded Professorships in Engineering Innovation

The Material Science and Engineering Department has the honor of two outstanding faculty members being recognized for their incredible contributions to the field. The UConn School of Engineering has named Dr. Bryan Huey a United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Professor and Dr. Rainer Hebert a Castleman Professor in Engineering Innovation. . . .

Published: May 4, 2016

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Regenerative Engineering Pioneer Dr. Cato Laurencin to Present Prestigious Frontier Lecture

Dr. Cato Laurencin has been selected to present The American Ceramic Society’s 2016 Frontiers of Science & Society-Rustum Roy Lecture at the Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exposition (MS&T’16). . . .

Published: April 28, 2016

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MSE and UIC Researchers Take Another Step Towards Making Burly Lead-Free Ferroelectric Materials

The Complex Materials by Computational Design group, led by Associate Professor Serge Nakhmanson, has achieved great success with their latest publication, “Atomic layer deposition of environmentally benign SnTiOx as a potential ferroelectric material.” . . .

Published: March 9, 2016

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Building a Better Mousetrap, From the Atoms Up

UConn's Ramprasad Lab is employing machine learning to design new materials without having to pre-test each one. . . .

Published: March 4, 2016

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Hamidreza Khassaf’s Paper Making Waves

As a UConn MSE Ph.D. student Hamidreza Khassaf has been pleasantly surprised by the science community’s enthusiasm for his co-authored paper, “Acoustic Detection of Phase Transitions at the Nanoscale.” . . .

Published: February 5, 2016

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Wentworth and Chen Receive Mini Grant for Immense Innovation

Adam Wentworth, MSE Laboratory Manager, and Dr. Xu Chen, Assistant Professor in the Institute of Materials Science and in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, received a 2015 Teaching Innovation Mini Grant for their course proposal, “Intro to 3D Printing: Learn by Building.” . . .

Published: January 27, 2016

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Dr. Laurencin to Receive National Medal of Technology & Innovation

The White House has announced today that UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin will be a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from the president of the United States. . . .

Published: December 23, 2015

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George Rossetti’s Ferroelectrics Research in Germany

MSE Associate Professor George Rossetti returned this fall from his nearly year-long sabbatical in Germany as part of the Guest Scientist Program at Technische Universität Darmstadt (TUD). Dr. Rossetti had connections to the German university, having been invited to the Non-Metallic Materials Group (Nichtmetallisch-Anorganische Werkstoffe, NAW) at TUD in the summer of 2009. . . .

Published: November 9, 2015

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Professor Ramprasad Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society

Dr. Rampi Ramprasad, MSE, has just been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) through the Division of Materials Physics. The citation for his nomination is “For pioneering contributions to the computation-driven rational design of materials, especially polymeric and inorganic dielectric materials and catalysts.” . . .

Published: October 23, 2015

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The Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph. D., Travel Fellowship Breaks Barriers in STEM Fields

Studies have found that African-Americans, Latinos, Native-Americans and Native Alaskans are inordinately under-represented in STEM disciplines, inhibiting the progression of excellence in these fields. The creation of the Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph. D., Travel Fellowship by the Society for Biomaterials works to rectify this issue by providing financial support for the recipient to follow a career in biomaterials. . . .

Published: September 21, 2015

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Seok-Woo Lee Makes Magic at UConn

Since coming to the materials science and engineering department in 2014, Dr. Seok-Woo Lee has used his research and teaching skills to help UConn students excel in their work. . . .

Published: September 11, 2015

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George Rossetti and Adam Heitmann Receive Edward C. Henry Award

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) has awarded the 2015 Edward C. Henry Award to George A. Rossetti, Jr. and Adam A. Heitmann for their paper, “Thermodynamics of ferroelectric solid solutions with morphotropic phase boundaries,” published as a Feature Article in Journal of the American Ceramic Society. . . .

Published: September 10, 2015

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Hand in Glove: UConn Surgeon Brings Healing Hands to Boxing

After famed boxer Mike Tyson defeated Buster Mathis in the third round of a 1995 bout, the former heavyweight champion of the world waited for the referee to call the match, then hugged his contender. . . .

Published: September 9, 2015

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MSE e-Bulletin

Welcome to our 2015 Outreach Bulletin! This publication is intended to share news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being conducted by UConn students and faculty, and alumni interviews that highlight our students’ diverse accomplishments post-graduation. We hope that you will find inspiration in the many ways in which UConn MSE continues to grow and diversify while remaining on the cutting edge of research and innovation. . . .

Published: August 26, 2015

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Female STEM Trailblazers

The academic science community is a largely male dominated space, but four UConn intellectuals pave the way for change. From educating young future scholars to writing over 150 scientific publications, these women demonstrate achievements as leaders in STEM fields, receiving awards this year for Outstanding Women Scholars and Women of Innovation. . . .

Published: August 17, 2015

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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. . . .

Published: June 15, 2015

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Professor Mark Aindow Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Dr. Mark Aindow, Professor of MSE and Associate Director for the Institute of Materials Science (IMS) has just been awarded the 2015 School of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. . . .

Published: April 27, 2015

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Five Questions with Mei Wei

We sat down with Mei Wei to talk about her experiences as a professor, her role as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, and her reaction to receiving the Women of Innovation award. . . .

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IMS Director Dr. Steven Suib Delivers Plenary Lecture at the University of Illinois

IMS Director and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Dr. Steven Suib delivered an invited lecture at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on April 9th. The talk, titled, “Novel Porous Metal Oxides and Sulfides and Their Applications in Adsorption, Batteries, and Catalysis” was presented as part of the inaugural Sheldon Shore Chemistry Colloquium. . . .

Published: April 16, 2015

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Senior Design Demonstration Day 2015

The School of Engineering invites you to join the faculty and students for the second annual school-wide Senior Design Demonstration Day on May 1, 2015. . . .

Published: April 13, 2015

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Professor Radenka Maric and MSE Graduate Student Sapna Gupta Named 2015 Women of Innovation

The CTC honored fifty-six Connecticut women for innovation and leadership in the science, math, technology, and engineering disciplines at the 11th annual Women of Innovation Awards Gala on April 1. . . .

Published: April 10, 2015

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“Why Pt Survives but Pd Suffers From SOx Poisoning” Published in JPC Letters

Graduate student Hom Sharma (Department of Chemical Engineering) and co-authors Dr. Vinit Sharma and Professor Rampi Ramprasad (Department of Materials Science and Engineering), in conjunction with Dr. Ashish B. Mhadeshwar, presently with ExxonMobil Corporation, have recently published their paper, “Why Pt Survives but Pd Suffers From SOx Poisoning,” in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. . . .

Published: April 3, 2015

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MSE Professor Emeritus Maurice Gell and Eric H. Jordan Receive STTR Award with HiFunda/UConn

HiFunda/UConn has been recommended by the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) to receive a STTR Phase IIA award for the development and commercialization of Solution Precursor Plasma Spray (SPPS) yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) thermal barrier coatings (TBCs). . . .

Published: April 1, 2015

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Dr. Avinash Dongare Awarded 2015 TMS Young Leaders Professional Development Award

MSE Assistant Professor Dr. Avinash M. Dongare has been named a 2015 recipient of the Young Leaders Professional Development Award from the Structural Materials Division (SMD) of The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS). . . .

Published: March 27, 2015

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MSE Faculty and Students Featured at CBIA Panel Event

Several members of UConn faculty and staff were featured as guest panelists at the Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s (CBIA) annual meeting. T . . .

Published: February 4, 2015

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Building the Next Generation of Efficient Computers

UConn researcher Bryan Huey has uncovered new information about the kinetic properties of multiferroic materials that could be a key breakthrough for scientists looking to create a new generation of low-energy, highly efficient, instant-on computers. . . .

Published: January 29, 2015

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Avinash Dongare Receives NSF CAREER Award

Avinash Dongare has been awarded an NSF Faculty Early Development Program CAREER Award for Mesoscale Modeling of Defect Structure Evolution in Metal Materials. . . .

Published: January 26, 2015

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“Next-Generation Electrocaloric and Pyrocaloric Materials for Solid-State Electrothermal Interconversion” To Be Featured in December 2014 MRS Bulletin

MSE Department Head Dr. S. Pamir Alpay, in conjunction with colleagues Dr. Joseph Mantese (MSE Industrial Advisory Board and United Technologies Research Fellow), Dr. Susan Trolier-McKinstry (Pennsylvania State University), Dr. Qiming Zhang (Pennsylvania State University), and Roger W. Whatmore (Imperial College London), has published an article in the forthcoming December 2014 issue of the Materials Research Society (MRS) Bulletin. . . .

Published: December 15, 2014

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World-Class Materials Characterization

The University of Connecticut and scientific instrument maker FEI Co. have signed an agreement to develop a cutting-edge center for microscopy and materials science research. The center, which will be housed in the new Innovation Partnership Building at UConn’s Tech Park, will feature some of the most advanced commercially available electron microscopes. . . .

Published: November 3, 2014

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MSE Newsletter Fall 2014

Read our 2014 Fall newsletter containing latest information about MSE students and faculty. . . .

Published: October 31, 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. . . .

Published: October 10, 2014

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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. . . .

Published: October 8, 2014

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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. . . .

Published: August 20, 2014

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“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. . . .

Published: August 18, 2014

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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). . . .

Published: July 28, 2014

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MSE Professor Cato T. Laurencin Elected 2014 MRS Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Cato Laurencin, who was recently selected as a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS). The Materials Research Society is an organization comprised of materials researchers from academia, government, and industry. . . .

Published: April 30, 2014

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MSE Professor C. Barry Carter Awarded Ceramic Educational Council Outstanding Educator Award for 2014

The CEC Outstanding Educator Award recognizes the exceptional work and creativity of ceramic educators in the areas of instruction, direction of student research, or in the general education process through lectures, publications, and other similar contributions. . . .

Published: April 16, 2014

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MSE Professor Syam Nukavarapu Receives Mentoring Award from the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science

Congratulations to Professor Syam Nukavarapu, recipient of a Mentoring (M1) award from the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS.) . . .

Published: April 7, 2014

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MSE Scholarship Established in Honor of Dr. Owen Devereux

A new scholarship fund has been established in honor of the late Dr. Owen F. Devereux. Dr. Devereux, who passed away in June of 2012, joined the University of Connecticut in 1968 as an associate professor in the newly established Metallurgy Department and charter member of the Institute of Materials Science (IMS). . . .

Published: March 5, 2014

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MSE Professor Dr. Rampi Ramprasad Elected to CASE

Professor Rampi Ramprasad was recently elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE). . . .

Published: February 26, 2014

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MSE Establishes Strong Presence at EMA 2014 Conference

From January 22nd to the 24th, the fifth annual Electronic Materials and Applications (EMA) conference was held in Orlando, Florida. Jointly programmed by the Electronics Division and Basic Science Division of the American Ceramic Society, EMA focuses on electroceramic materials for electronic, magnetic, dielectric and optical components, devices, and systems. . . .

Published: February 12, 2014

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MSE Faculty Feature: Dr. Serge Nakhmanson

What do materials science research and Lewis Carroll’s literary works share in common? According to MSE Professor Dr. Serge Nakhmanson, quite a bit. . . .

Published: January 27, 2014

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Dr. Pamir Alpay Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society

MSE Professor and Department Head Dr. S. Pamir Alpay was recently elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) for his work on functional/smart materials. . . .

Published: December 16, 2013

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Dr. Pu-Xian Gao Awarded NSF Scalable Nanomanufacturing Grant

Dr. Pu-Xian Gao, Associate Professor from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Institute of Materials Science, was awarded a $1.45 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project SNM: Scalable and Sustainable Hydrothermal Manufacturing of Nano-array based Low Temperature Diesel Oxidation Catalysts . . .

Published: December 2, 2013

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MSE Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

The UConn MSE Industrial Advisory Board convened for a meeting on Monday, September 30th. . . .

Published: November 6, 2013

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Dr. Pamir Alpay Receives University of Connecticut MSE Award for Teaching Excellence and Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

Dr. Pamir Alpay, Department Head and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, was named a recipient of both the University of Connecticut Materials Science and Engineering Award for Teaching Excellence as Determined by the Students as well as the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award. . . .

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“Accelerating Materials Property Predictions Using Machine Learning” Published in Scientific Reports

Professor Ramamurthy Ramprasad, post-doc Dr. Ghanshyam Pilania, and doctoral candidate Chenchen Wang of Materials Science and Engineering, in conjunction with Professor Sanguthevar Rajasekaran (Computer Science and Engineering) and Dr. Xun Jiang (Ph.D. Statistics 2013), jointly collaborated on a research paper published online on September 30, 2013 in Scientific Reports, the open access journal of Nature. . . .

Published: October 18, 2013

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Professor Hebert Appointed Director of Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rainer Hebert as Director of the recently established Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center (AMIC) at UConn. The AMIC will serve as hub for discovery, design innovations, advanced materials and new processes for Pratt & Whitney and . . .

Published: September 10, 2013

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Professor Aindow Named Associate Director of IMS

Dr. Mark Aindow has been appointed as Associate Director of the Institute of Materials Science. Dr. Aindow was educated at the University of Liverpool in England, did postdoctoral research at Case Western Reserve University and The Ohio State University, and spent nine years on the faculty at The University of Birmingham in England. . . .

Published: August 26, 2013

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Huey Research Group Recognized by the Journal Nanotechnology

Dr. Bryan Huey, Ph.D. candidate Vincent Palumbo, and the Huey research group of the UConn Materials Science and Engineering department have all been recognized by the journal Nanotechnology for their recent research. . . .

Published: June 10, 2013

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New MSE Directors of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

The Materials Science and Engineering Department is very pleased to announce that Dr. Rainer Hebert and Dr. Bryan Huey have agreed to serve as the Director of Undergraduate Studies and Director of Graduate Studies, respectively. . . .

Published: June 3, 2013

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Professor Maric Received GOALI Award

Dr. Radenka Maric, in close collaboration with MSE Industrial Advisory Board member Mr. Armand Halter and Dr. William Mustain of UConn Chemical Engineering, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation “Grant Opportunities for Academic Liason with Industry” (GOALI) award. . . .

Published: May 3, 2013

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University Professor Cato Laurencin Received The Technology Innovation and Development Award

Dr. Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D., was presented the Technology Innovation and Development Award from the Society for Biomaterials. . . .

Published: April 26, 2013

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Dr. Mei Wei Promoted to Associate Dean for Research and Education

Dr. Mei Wei, professor and undergraduate committee chair of the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Department, has been appointed the UConn School of Engineering Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education. . . .

Published: April 17, 2013

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Dr. Barry Carter to Receive Distinguished Scientist Award

Dr. C. Barry Carter, professor of Materials Science & Engineering, will receive the Microscopy Society of America’s (MSA) 2013 Distinguished Scientist Award for the Physical Sciences in recognition of his internationally acclaimed research and distinguished contributions in the field of microscopy. . . .

Published: April 8, 2013

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