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 »

Munday, Waks, and Collaborators’ Research Featured on Cover of Advanced Optical Materials
Active control of light makes new semiconductor devices. More »

Four Clark School Professors Receive Competitive DURIP Grants
DURIP supports university research in technical areas of interest to the Department of Defense. More »

UMD Students Receive 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Fellows, advised by Marina Leite and Peter Kofinas, will receive $34k each over a 3-year period. More »

Student Spotlight

MSE Undergraduate
Alan Murphy

Alan Murphy

Research interests: Transparent wood, 2D materials (e.g., graphene).  Meet Alan....

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