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...

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...

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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Student Spotlight

MSE Undergraduate
Sarah Adams

Sarah Adams

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

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