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...

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...

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...

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...

Congressional Representatives Visit UMD Radiation Facilities

Congressional Representatives Visit UMD Radiation Facilities

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

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...

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Please Join Us for a Career and Information Fair!
This event is geared towards the ChBE, MSE and BioE Departments - registration is required.  More »

UMD Radiation Facilities' Operating License Renewed
Over the 2016 holiday break, MUTR received the NRC renewal notice it has been waiting so long for. More »

MSE's Helen Lan to Receive Dean's Award
MSE Undergraduate Student, Helen Lan, will receive the Clark School International Student Award this spring. More »

UMD Team Takes Top Spot in Performance & Operations at SpaceX Hyperloop Competition
Placed in the top five for overall pod design. More »

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Upcoming Events

Science, Technology and Environment in the Obama White House
February 27, 2017 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Tyser Auditorium, Van Munching Hall More »

Bechtel Lobby Table
March 1, 2017 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Lobby, Glenn L. Martin Hall More »

MSE Seminar Series: Xiaoxing Xi, Temple University
March 3, 2017 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Room 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building More »

MSE Seminar Series: Richard Weiss, Georgetown
March 10, 2017 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Room 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building More »