UMERC Awards Three New Wells Graduate Fellowships
The Wells fellowship supports new research in sustainable energy generation and/or storage.
Covetics: Novel Carbon Nanostructure Embedded Class of Metals
MSE researchers explore full scale characterization in new hybrid material.
Cumings and Drisko Published in Nature Communications
Small defects can make whole materials frustrated.
MSE Alumni Wins MRS Graduate Student Silver Award
Former MSE Student Josh Taillon was honored at the Fall 2016 Materials Research Society Meeting.
UMD Researchers Find Ultra-thin Solution to Primary Obstacle in Solid-State Battery Development
Clark School researchers are developing game-changing solid-state battery technology
MSE Research Team Wins Seed Grant Funding for Novel Sensor Technology
Drs. Oded Rabin, Robert Briber and Xin Zhang will utilize funding to develop fiber-optic sensor.
Scientists blend coinage metals to obtain alloys better than gold
Scientists at the University of Maryland (UMD) have developed a novel method for altering the light reflected or absorbed by a material by match-making combinations of gold, silver, and copper into various mixtures of metals, or alloys.
UMD Students Head to SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend
UMD led team aims to build cutting edge prototype for the next generation of transportation.
University of Maryland Faculty, Alumni Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows
Inductees recognized for prolific spirit of innovation.
The “Warhol Batteries”
Leite Lab advances the understanding of aluminum electrodes in all-solid-state Li-ion batteries
Leonard to be Honored for Cooperative Control Innovations
Alumna Naomi Leonard to be inducted into Innovation Hall of Fame on Nov. 9.
New Software Will Enhance Materials Science and Engineering’s Undergraduate Program
UMD wins one of six computational design toolkits from ASM International.
High Energy at Extreme Battery Center’s First Meeting
New research center expands scope and draws regional experts.
Chang Wins Outstanding ASPIRE Research Award
MSE senior recognized for work toward improving efficiency and lowering the cost of solar cells.
Food Safety, Energy Storage & Video Authentication Inventions Honored at Awards Ceremony
Three Clark School innovations win UMD Invention of the Year Awards
Lacey Wins Nat'l Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Award supports graduate student’s study of printed and flexible electronics and batteries.
Center for Research in Extreme Batteries officially opens
Teaming with UMD and NIST, the Army Research Laboratory launches its center for research in advanced battery materials.
Rubloff One of 9 Finalists for UMD Invention of the Year
Office of Technology Commercialization to announce winners at the Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships, April 29.
NIST Highlights Leite’s “Battery Perimortems"
New imaging technique explains why aluminum anodes fail.
Understanding Battery Failure in Realtime, at the Nanoscale
Microscopy technique reveals why and how aluminum anodes fail in Li-ion batteries.
Hanrahan, Waits, Ghodssi paper selected as JMM 'Highlight of 2014'
Raceways fabrication technique caps 25 years of microball bearing research for Ghodssi research group.
Alumnus Named “Breakthrough Star” by University of South Carolina
Jason Hattrick-Simpers (Ph.D. ’07) is a professor of chemical engineering.
MSE Alumnus Appointed Chair of Mechanical Eng. at Temple U.
Harsh Deep Chopra (Ph.D. ’93) has high hopes for growing department.
MSE Alumnus Receives Inaugural Clark School Early Career Award
Nagarajan Valanoor (Ph.D. '01) honored at recent ceremony.
Cooking With Materials Science
Helen Lan helps U.S. Army design a safer, more efficient kitchen burner.
ASPIRE Award Supports Undergrad’s Solar Cell Research
Allen Chang is developing alloyed nanoparticles designed to boost performance, reduce costs.
Searching for Replacements for Rare Earth Elements in Permanent Magnets
Fackler’s exploration of vicalloy using combinatorial materials synthesis wins awards.
MSE Alumnus Wins IEEE Young Investigator Award
Nagarajan Valanoor recognized for work in ferroelectrics.
Materials Science Alumna Wins University’s Distinguished Dissertation Award
Jane Cornett (Ph.D. ’13) recognized for work in thermoelectrics.
UMD Celebrates 25 Years of Excellence in Reliability Engineering
The Center for Risk and Reliability hosted a 25th Anniversary Celebration of the University of Maryland's Reliability Engineering Education Program on April 2, 2014.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowships and Honorable Mentions
MSE alumnus and current students recognized by National Science Foundation.
Alumnus’ Self-Healing Catalyst Featured in Chemical & Engineering News
Hattrick-Simpers reports new strategy for preventing oxidation and waste.
“Milestone for Atomic Layer Etching” Highlighted by AVS
UMD–IBM’s new technique is precise, controlled, and self-limiting.
Clark School, Alumni Association to Host Alumni Cup Competition
Hands-on design competition challenges students to apply engineering principles.
Three Clark School Students Named 2013-2014 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars
Clark School undergraduates Rohrbach, Yanes and Yep named 2013-2014 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars
Precollege students get hands-on experience at LEAD Academy.
Alumna Wins Chapman Fellowship
Elyse Canosa (B.S. '08) studies conservation science at University of Arizona.
"Battery Made of Wood" Featured on National Public Radio (Audio)
Professor and alumnus interviewed for Morning Edition.
Micro-turbine research on cover of Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering
Ghodssi, Hanrahan and colleagues document the efficacy of using integrated retainer rings in tiny MEMS turbines.
Micro-turbo-generator research featured in Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems
Researchers from MSAL produce the first demonstration of an integrated permanent-magnet micro-turbo-generator supported on micro-ball bearings.
Atoms-Thick Coating Ready for First Test on Silver Artifact
Science covers efforts to protect objects in Walters Art Museum collection.
Wuttig Honored at National Meeting of the Materials Research Society
Professor's 80th birthday, career celebrated in special symposium.
Alumna Appointed Branch Chief at Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Diane Jackson (B.S. '92, nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering) leads Geoscience and Geotechnical Engineering Branch 2.
Alumnus Appointed Head of UConn Materials Science and Engineering
S. Pamir Alpay (Ph.D. '99, materials science and engineering) leads new department.
Alumnus Wins Graduate Student Mentorship Awards
Professor Nagarajan Valanoor (Ph.D. '01) recognized for excellence in mentorship.
Alumnus Interviewed by the Financial Times
Arun Luykx discusses why engineers make good entrepreneurs.
Janiak Named Kauffman Fellow
Alumnus, former Fischell Fellow in prestigious venture capital program.
Alumna Named International Nuclear Safety Attaché
Nuclear Regulatory Commission appoints Cynthia Jones to oversee program and policy oversight.
Electron Microscopy Inspires Flexoelectric Theory Behind "Material on the Brink"
Takeuchi, Oak Ridge National Laboratory make new discoveries about unique, lead-free piezoelectric material.
Olatunji Godo, B.S. '11, Establishes Biomedical Research Scholarship
Annual award to support bioengineering, chemical engineering and materials science and engineering students.
Energy Team Turns in Strong Performance at $75K Business Plan Competition
RedOx takes second place in division, wins Warren Citrin Social Impact Award.
2011-2012 MSE Undergraduate Awards
Exceptional students recognized by the Department, Clark School, and professional societies.
Hunter Profiled in Annual Report
Alumnus, former Sloan Scholar recognized as "resilient member of NACME Continuum."
Team MSE Takes 3rd in Alumni Cup Competition
Students demonstrate design skills, hard work, sense of humor and school spirit in inaugural competition.
Gaither Wins NRC Postdoctoral Research Associateship
Alumnus will investigate silicon fatigue at NIST.
MSE@UMD Grads: The Next Generation of Faculty, Part 3
Shenqiang Ren (Ph.D. '09): The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kansas
MSE@UMD Grads: The Next Generation of Faculty, Part 2
Jason Hattrick-Simpers (Ph.D. '07): Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina.
MSE@UMD Grads: The Next Generation of Faculty, Part 1
Parag Banernjee (Ph.D. '11): Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Washington University in St. Louis.
Takeuchi, Hunter in Nature Communications
Researchers report discovery of new magnetostrictive material.
Lidie Wins SMART Scholarship
Program includes tuition, stipend, internships, and employment.
Oehrlein Receives IBM Faculty Award
Gift recognizes importance of nanofabrication research to electronics industry.
Rubloff Team Invention of the Year Could Revolutionize Electronics
Electrostatic nanocapacitors are high-powered, easy to manufacture.
Feodor Lynen Fellow Joins MSE and IREAP
Evelina Vogli to study use of plasma in specialized coating production.
Rubloff Team Wins $2.8M Army Grant
Funds support design of nano-tech coherent dielectric barriers for quantum computing.
Alumnus Publishes Book on Plasma Etching
Sebastian Engelmann (Ph.D. '08) outlines improvements to nanoscale device manufacturing.
Alumnus Appointed CTO of PetroBeam
Walter Chappas works in global petroleum industry.
Reducing Our Lead Footprint
Clark School engineers discover new material to reduce lead in electronics, landfills.
Nuclear Program Alumnus Takes Sr. Position at Thorium Power
Claudio Filippone named Senior Director of Nuclear Technology.
Kofinas, Janiak Take 1st Place in Business Plan Competition
Intelligent Packaging Systems receives $15K for further development.
Nanocenter Team Among Invention of the Year Finalists
Team places 3rd in competition.
Engineering Videos Win in Vid/Terp Competition
Aero grad students' autonomous vehicle video takes first, others receive honorable mentions.
Open House Attracts Prospective Students, MSE Majors
Guests introduced to MSE faculty, program, facilities and students.
Fu, Janiak Finalists in Annual $50K Business Plan Competition
Kofinas Group members submit bioengineering-themed concepts.
Cumings Group Invents New Microscopy Technique
Electron thermal microscopy allows real-time tests of nanoscale devices in situ.
MSE Alumni Present at WIE Conference
Flanagan, McCann talk materials, Micron with prospective students.
Special Panel Discusses Future of Oil, Nuclear Energy
Experts provide industry, military, and national perspectives.
Rabin Joins Faculty
Professor to hold joint appointment with IREAP.
Dale Family Creates Four-Year Scholarship
Fund to support students in ME, BioE, and ECE, aid Great Expectations campaign.
In Memoriam: Dr. Dick Duffey
Alumnus and former professor established nuclear engineering program.
Materials Camp Will Help Teachers Innovate
Sessions seek to improve K-12 education, inspire students.
MSE Graduate Student Wins Best Poster Award
Israel Perez honored at MEMS Alliance Special Topics Symposium.