Yearly Archives: 2018

  • Dinstinguished Professor Harold Brody Honored by Advanced Casting Research Center

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

    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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