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...

Engineering the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Engineering the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

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

Congressional Representatives Visit UMD Radiation Facilities

Congressional Representatives Visit UMD Radiation Facilities

Maryland University Training Reactor provides unique opportunity for students. 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...

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...

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...

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...

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Latest News

MSE Professor Honored at APS Annual Meeting
Assistant Professor Marina Leite receives APS Fellowship. More »

Safer Batteries Made With Wood
Nature's 'bio-structure' helps UMD/MSE engineers solve Li metal battery failure problems. More »

MSE Student Receives Wells Fellowship
MSE Graduate Student, Emily Hitz, is one of three students to receive the 2017 Harry K. Wells Graduate Fellowships from the Clark School of Engineering. More »

UMERC Awards Three New Wells Graduate Fellowships
The Wells fellowship supports new research in sustainable energy generation and/or storage. More »

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US Navy Nuclear Power Information Session
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MSE Seminar Series: Robert Shull, NIST
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MSE Seminar Series: Sheng Dai, Oak Ridge National Lab
April 14, 2017 1:00 p.m. 2110 Chemical & Nuclear Engineering Building More »

MSE Seminar Series: Yun Hang Hu, MI Tech U.
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