Developing Next-Gen Batteries in the Atomic layer deposition Nanostructure Lab (ANSLab)

Developing Next-Gen Batteries in the Atomic layer deposition Nanostructure Lab (ANSLab)

MSE graduate student Alex Kozen, a member of Professor Gary Rubloff's research group, is designing the batteries of the future. It's one of the many meso- and nanoscale projects the group pursues. More...

MSE Student Helen Lan is on the cover of E@M!

MSE Student Helen Lan is on the cover of E@M!

Download the issue (PDF), in which Helen and other Clark School students, faculty and alumni explain why our unique location has meant so much to them. More...

Meet The Cube

Meet The Cube

Professor Eric Wachsman and Redox Power Systems are developing breakthrough fuel cells that can provide efficient, affordable electricity to homes and businesses. More...

Materials Scientists, Conservators Join Forces to Preserve Silver Artifacts and Art

Materials Scientists, Conservators Join Forces to Preserve Silver Artifacts and Art

We're working with conservators from the Walters Art Museum to develop and test a new way to protect silver art and artifacts, using coatings that are mere nanometers thick. More...

A Battery Made of Wood?

A Battery Made of Wood?

A sliver of wood coated with tin could make a tiny, long-lasting, efficient and environmentally friendly battery. More...

What Is Materials Science and Engineering?

What Is Materials Science and Engineering?

MSE combines engineering, physics and chemistry to solve problems in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, energy, manufacturing, and more! More...

U.S. Department of Energy Renews Support for the UMD's Energy Frontier Research Center

U.S. Department of Energy Renews Support for the UMD's Energy Frontier Research Center

Nanostructures for Electrical Energy Storage center explores emerging battery technologies at the nano- and mesoscale. More...

Welcome to Graphene Beach!

Welcome to Graphene Beach!

It’s a beautiful day at the beach, but you’ll need to be only microns tall to enjoy it! More...

Exploring Offshore Wind Energy for Maryland

Exploring Offshore Wind Energy for Maryland

Professor Aris Christou is helping the State of Maryland design reliable wind turbines capable of surviving the Atlantic Ocean. More...

The Weird World of Remote Joule Heating

The Weird World of Remote Joule Heating

MSE researchers have discovered a strange nanoscale phenomenon they compare to a cold toaster that pops out burnt toast! More...

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MSE Senior Delaney Jordan to Compete in 'Team Ninja Warrior'
Senior Materials Science and Engineering major Delaney Jordan will compete in T.V. show, Team Ninja Warrior: College Editiion, along with two other UMD students. More »

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