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STEM Night Plants a New Tradition

On Monday night, November 16th, the Connecticut Science Center was full of UConn engineering volunteers and young students for the first ever STEM Night. Organized by UConn’s Engineering Ambassadors, STEM Night was created in order to show kids the creative ways one can get involved with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. . . .

Published: December 4, 2015

Categories: news, outreach, students

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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

Categories: faculty, news, outreach, research, sabbatical

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Lydie Louis Takes MSE Across the World

MSE postdoctorate Lydie Louis does not allow the summer break to stop her intellectual endeavors. This August, she participated in the Paris International School, France, on Advanced Computational Materials Science (PISACMS), where she received the PISACMS 2015 Best Poster Prize for the “Structural and Dielectric Properties of the Ruddlesden-Popper Ba2ZrO4 Structure from First-Principles” presentation. . . .

Published: November 2, 2015

Categories: awards, news, outreach, students

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UConn’s Advances with Material Advantage Chapter Award

The University of Connecticut Material Advantage Chapter is this year’s winner of a Chapter of Excellence award from the Material Advantage Student Program. The award presentation took place on Tuesday, October 6th at the Columbus Convention Center, where the UConn chapter was given a plague and check for $450.00. . . .

Published: October 12, 2015

Categories: news, outreach, student chapter, students

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Angie Cheung Fuels Minds of the MSE Industrial Advisory Board

The Materials Science and Engineering Department gladly welcomes Angie Cheung as the newest member to the Industrial Advisory Board. She joins eight other industry partners in working to strengthen the visibility of the UConn Materials Science and Engineering Department at the university, state, and national level. . . .

Published: September 18, 2015

Categories: industry, news, outreach

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MSE EUROTECH Students Journey to Germany

MSE students Ben Theiken, Andrew Jeffery, and Alex Kinstler set off for Germany at the beginning of the semester for their year abroad as part of the EUROTECH program. . . .

Published: September 14, 2015

Categories: news, outreach, students

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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

Categories: faculty, news, outreach

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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

Categories: faculty, news, outreach, research, seminars

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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

Categories: faculty, news, outreach, research, students

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Undergraduate Spotlight: Brenden Mil-Homens

In this inspiring interview, undergraduate Brenden Mil-Homens shares his accomplishments as a MSE student and his hopes for the future. . . .

Published: March 13, 2015

Categories: industry, news, outreach, research, students

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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

Categories: faculty, news, outreach, students, videos

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Materials Science & Engineering Senior Design Project

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Published: September 8, 2014

Categories: industry, news, outreach, research, students, uncategorized, videos

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Materials Science Banquet, April 18th

Professional event for undergraduates, graduates, and staff with food and exciting speakers. . . .

Published: March 26, 2014

Categories: news, outreach, students

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MSE Video

Watch the new Materials Science & Engineering video! . . .

Published: January 15, 2014

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UConn Material Advantage Tours Laser Joining Technologies

UConn members of Material Advantage had the unique opportunity to tour Laser Joining Technologies in conjunction with the ASM Hartford chapter. . . .

Published: October 28, 2013

Categories: industry, news, outreach, students

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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

Categories: faculty, industry, news, outreach, promotion

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UConn Materials Science Visits Bacon Academy High School

On December 21st, 2012, six members of the UConn Materials Advantage Student Chapter (UCMA) went to Bacon Academy high school to educate and promote Materials Science to integrated science students. . . .

Published: January 4, 2013

Categories: news, outreach

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