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2023 MSE Grad Student Info Session

Tuesday, October 11: Fall 2022 Info Session We invite you to join us at our upcoming virtual Info Session on Tuesday, Oct 11 where you...

Bidding Adieu to the MAT-DAT REU

The department’s ten-week MAT-DAT REU was completed on Friday, August 5. Following an impressive turnout at the poster presentation on Wednesday, August 3, the departing...

Summer of Learning

Each summer, teachers from middle and high schools participate in the Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program. We sat down with this year’s cohort recently...

Engineering A Better Summer Camp

By Leah Bellcase, MSE Ambassador The department recently hosted a weeklong summer camp for rising juniors and seniors attending high schools across the United States....

MSE Undergrad Selected as Grand Challenges Scholar

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is excited to announce Perry Berlin as a Grand Challenges Scholar! Perry is a second-year undergraduate in MSE...

Prestigious Graduate Fellowships Awarded to MSE Alumna

It is always a proud time when graduates move on to bigger and brighter opportunities. The department of MSE wishes to extend warm congratulations to...

Congratulations MSE Graduates!

No pandemic could stop the pride and excitement we have for our 2022 graduating class. Our graduates overcame many challenges thrown at them since 2020,...

MSE senior Katie Shaffer helps make STEM fields more inclusive, diverse

Katie has been a key fixture in the MSE department since her first year, starting in spring 2019. “I became an undergraduate researcher in my second-semester first year under Dr. Cuomo. He was able to introduce the world of MSE research before my first MSE class,” says Katie.
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MSE Spotlights Senior Katie

Katie Shaffer is a fourth-year undergraduate majoring in materials science and engineering. Katie learned about MSE early: in high school. “Materials science and engineering was...