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...

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...

Researchers develop 'Super Wood,' which could replace steel.

Researchers develop 'Super Wood,' which could replace steel.

Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering Professors work together to create a material that is more durable than many types of steel. More...

MSE Undergrad Offers Fall 2017 Engineering Commencement Speech

MSE Undergrad Offers Fall 2017 Engineering Commencement Speech

Meet Sarah Adams and learn about her MSE experience. More...

MSE Graduate Student is MRS Finalist

MSE Graduate Student is MRS Finalist

Elizabeth Tennyson - already published several times over - is recognized for her contributions. More...

MSE Researchers Create Solar-Powered Devices Made of Wood

MSE Researchers Create Solar-Powered Devices Made of Wood

Led by Dr. Liangbing Hu, this team is working to mitigate the water scarcity crisis. More...

The Northern Lights?? Not quite...

The Northern Lights?? Not quite...

This illustration, provided by Dr. Marina Leite's research group, represents the interactions between light and alloyed nanoparticles formed by coin-age metals (gold & silver). More...

A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications

A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications

MSE researchers are developing a more efficient alternative to glass. More...

Engineering the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Engineering the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

MSE Researcher Mimi Hiebert uses nuclear radiation to better preserve antiquities. More...

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MSE Seeks Applications for Professor & Department Chair
Position will remain open until filled, but applications should be submitted by February 19, 2018, for best consideration. More »

Professor Salamanca-Riba receives $2M in Advanced Manufacturing Award
Reducing material usage and energy waste More »

New Fuel Cell has Exceptional Power Density and Stability
Discovery presents a significant step toward lower fuel cell costs and more sustainable energy. More »

Turning Up the Heat
New thermoelectric material, made of reduced graphene oxide, can withstand heat up to 3,000 K- will be used to collect waste heat and convert it into electrical energy. More »

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MSE Undergraduate
Sarah Adams

Sarah Adams

Research interests: electronic properties of materials, additive manufacturing and microelectromechanical systems. Meet Sarah....

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