Techtracks: The Department of Materials Science and Engineering Newsletter

Current Issue

CoverCover Story: Amazing Alloys: Magnets that swell and a shape memory metal with a ten million deformation lifespan. Plus: Our new Chair, the "billion hole" battery, understanding battery failure, transparent electronic networks, new equipment in the NanoCenter, NSF Graduate Research Fellows, honors and awards, cooking with materials science, and more!

Techtracks, Fall 2015 (PDF, 4.1MB)

Previous Issues


CoverCover Story: Nanobatteries: DOE renews support for Energy Frontier Research Center. Plus: "Ordered Disorder" in liquid crystals, MSE and the Materials Genome Initiative, ARPA-E awards, designing new catalysts, CIGS for solar cells, NSF Graduate Research Fellows, improved Kevlar for soft body armor wins national competition, honors and awards, and more!

Techtracks, Fall 2014 (PDF, 1.8MB)

CoverCover Story: Multilayered “crystalline sandwiches.” Plus: The future of power generation, saving silver and bronze artifacts, getting Maryland ready for offshore wind farms, a "milestone" for atomic layer etching, honors and awards, and more!

Techtracks, Spring 2014 (PDF, 1.8MB)


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