Yearly Archives: 2018

  • 2018 ASM Conference Allows MSE Undergraduates to Meet and Compete

    The 2018 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) Conference in Columbus, Ohio brought thousands of scientists and innovators from around the globe to . . .

    Published: November 5, 2018

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  • Accomplished Advisory Board Member Elected President of ASM

    MSE Department Advisory Board member and Senior Fellow Discipline Lead, Materials & Processes Engineeringat Pratt & Whitney Dr. Dave Furrer has been . . .

    Published: November 2, 2018

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  • Professor S. Pamir Alpay Elected ACerS Fellow

    The Materials Science and Engineering’s own Professor S. Pamir Alpay, Executive Director of the Innovation Partnership Building at UConn Tech Park, . . .

    Published: October 29, 2018

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  • UConn Material Advantage Student Chapter shows off at Farmington STEAM Night

    The UConn Material Advantage Student Chapter, consisting of MSE undergraduates Amanda Agui, Victoria Reichelderfer, and Joe Tracey, along with MSE ass. . .

    Published: October 26, 2018

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  • Meet Garvit Agarwal, 2018 Graduate Student of The Year

    Garvit Agarwal is a Ph.D. student studying atomistic and mesoscale modeling of dynamic defect structure evolution during high strain rate loading. He . . .

    Published: October 24, 2018

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  • MSE Faculty Member Selected for Heat Treat Today 40 Under 40 List

    We are pleased to announce that MSE faculty member Lesley Frame has been named a member of Heat Treat Today 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 for her resear. . .

    Published: October 15, 2018

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  • Graduating with a C.E.O – Erica Kramer, Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, CEO

    For millions of patients worldwide, the best hope for recovery from traumatic bone injury or joint disease is an autograft — the use of bone harvest. . .

    Published: October 5, 2018

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  • Engineering Clubs Meet and Compete at Friendly Soccer Tournament

    By Marlese Lessing Undergraduate students from the department of Materials Science and Engineering proved victorious in a friendly soccer match agains. . .

    Published: October 3, 2018

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  • A Supercharged Atomic Engine

    MSE alumna Dr. Yomery Espinal made the news when her work on pyroelectrics and antiferroelectric fields was published in 'Science Trends.' She is a BD. . .

    Published: September 19, 2018

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  • MSE Professor Mark Aindow Takes on New Role in the Office of the Vice President for Research

    Professor Mark Aindow has been appointed as the Executive Director for Innovation, External Engagement and Industry Relations in the Office of the Vic. . .

    Published: September 10, 2018

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  • MSE e-Bulletin 2018

    Welcome to our 2018 Outreach Bulletin! This publication is intended to share news stories and features about departmental accolades, research being c. . .

    Published: September 5, 2018

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  • MSE Faculty Article on Piezoelectric Ceramics Featured in August 2018 MRS Bulletin

    Dr. George A. Rossetti, Jr., in collaboration with Dr. Dragan Damjanovic (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne), has published an article. . .

    Published: September 3, 2018

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  • Meet Our New Faculty

    MSE proudly welcomes five new faculty members this year.. . .

    Published: August 27, 2018

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  • New Findings May Lead to Sea Change in Desalination Technology

    In the current issue of Science, researchers at the University of Connecticut offer a new approach to manufacturing a key facet of the process — the. . .

    Published: August 17, 2018

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  • Dinstinguished Professor Harold Brody Honored by Advanced Casting Research Center

    The Advanced Casting Research Center of Worcester Polytechnic Institute has bestowed its Merton C. Flemings Award upon Distinguished Professor Harold . . .

    Published: June 25, 2018

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  • Professors, Professionals and Students Mingle and Celebrate at MSE Banquet

    Students, alumni and faculty of the University of Connecticut Department of Materials Science and Engineering celebrated their, and their peers’, ac. . .

    Published: June 22, 2018

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  • International Professional Honor Society Held Annual Banquet and Initiation Ceremony

    14 undergraduate students and 6 graduate students from the Materials Science and Engineering Department were inducted into Alpha Sigma Mu.. . .

    Published: June 11, 2018

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  • Army engineer gains work, life experience in the lab

    Manuel Rivas, an ARL materials engineer and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, recently received his doctorate in materials science and engineering from the U. . .

    Published: June 8, 2018

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  • UConn Engineering Professor to Receive Honorary Degree from the Icahn School of Medicine

    Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, the University of Connecticut’s 8th University Professor in school history, and a tenured professor in the Chemical and Biomo. . .

    Published: May 11, 2018

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  • MSE Professor Pamir Alpay Receives 2018 UConn-AAUP Excellence Award

    GE Professor of Advanced Manufacturing Pamir Alpay was one of the few distinguished recipients of the 2018 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards. He received t. . .

    Published: May 7, 2018

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  • Senior Design Day 2018

    Congratulations to the 2018 MSE Senior Design Project Final Presentation Winners!. . .

    Published: May 4, 2018

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  • Professor Wei Combines Her Two Passions in the Study of Biomaterials

    Some may view medicine and materials science as two distinct fields, but to Professor Wei they are closely related in her area of research, biomateria. . .

    Published: May 2, 2018

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  • Alumna Katie Read Develops Ceramic Matrix Composites as a Senior Engineer

    Whether developing material characterization methods, evaluating material properties, or correlating material properties with processing parameters Al. . .

    Published: April 30, 2018

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  • New Faculty Member Lesley Frame Joins MSE

    Lesley developed her extensive knowledge of materials science through her invaluable research, industry, and teaching experiences. Her most recent pos. . .

    Published: April 27, 2018

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  • STEM Scholar Ryan Cordier’s Learning Has No Borders

    Undergraduate and STEM Scholar Ryan Cordier was initially interested in attending medical school once he completed his degree in biomedical engineerin. . .

    Published: April 25, 2018

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  • Two MSE Graduate Students Participate in Civic Engagement at the Nation’s Capital

    Two UConn MSE graduate students Tulsi Patel and Manny Rivas were invited to attend the 2018 Catalyzing Advocacy for Science and Engineering (CASE) Wor. . .

    Published: April 23, 2018

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  • Spider Silk Key to New Bone-Fixing Composite

    MSE professor Mei Wei turned to spiders and moths for inspiration. In particular, Wei focused on silk fibroin, a protein found in the silk fibers spun. . .

    Published: April 20, 2018

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  • Alumnus Kai Song Explores the “Unseen World” at Apple

    From UConn MSE graduate to Apple employee, alumnus Kai Song has come very far since his time at the University of Connecticut. As a senior hardware en. . .

    Published: April 18, 2018

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  • MSE Graduate Student Recognized at the 27th Annual Connecticut Symposium

    MSE graduate student Tulsi Patel won best oral paper prize for her talk co-authored by Professor Alpay and Professor Hebert.. . .

    Published: April 16, 2018

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  • Yanghuang Lu Maximizes His Skills Within The MSE Department

    What does every field of engineering have in common? According to undergraduate Yanghuang Lu, they all involve utilizing materials to maximize the per. . .

    Published: April 9, 2018

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  • Senior MSE Student, Mariel Colby Looks Forward to Hands-On Industry Experience

    For undergraduate student Mariel Colby, studying MSE means increasing her career opportunities. Unlike other engineering programs where students are l. . .

    Published: March 23, 2018

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  • Seok-Woo taught “Materials Science” to Kids

    Seok-Woo participated in the STEM day at Farmington, CT on March 10th, 2018. East Farm Elementary School and Farmington Continuing Study organized thi. . .

    Published: March 22, 2018

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  • 5th Annual MSE Banquet

    Join our undergraduate (UCMA) and graduate (MRS) student organizations, faculty, and alumni for an MSE Night dedicated to celebrating our accomplishm. . .

    Published: March 21, 2018

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  • Technical Associate, Adam Wentworth Successfully Fulfills Many Roles Within MSE

    Researching, installing, maintaining and calibrating equipment are just some of the many responsibilities Adam Wentworth carries out as a technical as. . .

    Published: March 9, 2018

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  • Ph.D. Student, Cain Hung Explores the Possibilities of Additive Manufacturing

    Everyone in the field of materials science and engineering has a distinct definition of what it means to study the subject, but for 3rd-year graduate . . .

    Published: March 2, 2018

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  • Engineered Cartilage Template to Heal Broken Bones

    Helping injured bones regenerate is no easy task, especially when it comes to the longer bones in our bodies. A team of UConn Health researchers led b. . .

    Published: February 28, 2018

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  • Welcoming New UCMA Officers of 2018

    Every year, UConn’s Materials Advantage Chapter (UCMA) holds an election to appoint new officers to the executive board. This year’s UCMA election. . .

    Published: February 21, 2018

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  • Professor Alpay Named GE Professor in Advanced Manufacturing

    The UConn Board of Trustees recently appointed MSE Professor Pamir Alpay as the General Electric (GE) Endowed Professor in Advanced Manufacturing. He . . .

    Published: February 19, 2018

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  • MSE-IMS Students Win at 2018 Electronic and Advanced Materials

    The Electronic and Advanced Materials Conference (EAM) is geared towards engineers, technologists, researchers and students with an interest in scienc. . .

    Published: February 16, 2018

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  • UConn MSE Featured Prominently at US-Japan Seminar

    The US-Japan Seminar on Dielectric and Piezoelectric Ceramics has occurred once every two years for almost 4 decades, bringing together ~100 scientist. . .

    Published: February 7, 2018

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  • Xingxu Lu Wins Graduate Student Speaker Contest

    The student chapter of the Materials Research Society recently announced Xingxu Lu, a second-year graduate student in Professor Pu-Xian Gao’s resear. . .

    Published: February 5, 2018

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  • DECD Partner Profile: Pamir Alpay, Executive Director of the IPB at the UConn Tech Park

    A Conversation with Pamir Alpay, MSE faculty member and Executive Director of the Innovation Partnership Building at the UConn Tech Park.. . .

    Published: January 24, 2018

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  • MSE Welcomes New Faculty Member Jasna Jankovic

    We are pleased to welcome our newest faculty member, Jasna Jankovic, who will serve as an assistant professor beginning January 2018.. . .

    Published: January 11, 2018

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