Materials Science and Engineering

Materials advancements across all engineering disciplines.

Materials Science and Engineering

The image shows the human stem cellโ€“derived cardiac microtissue grown
on a fiber-based scaffold fabricated using a laser-guided bioprinting technology
(Red: cell nuclei, Green: cardiomyocytes, Blue: fibers).
Image credit to Zhen Ma, Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering

At left, a scanning electron microscopy (SEM) image of an iron BDP MOF crystal
at right, an iron BDP MOF single-crystal device bonded to a platinum microelectrode array.
(Credit: Berkeley Lab)


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Ruijuan Xu

Why did you choose to study MSE?  During high school, I was interested in almost all the science courses, but this also makes it difficult for me to decide which college major I should focus on. One of the reasons to choose MSE at the beginning was simply because itโ€™s an interdisciplinary field that incorporates…

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Aaron Hall

Why did you choose to study MSE? My obsession with food led me to pursue MSE. I started playing in the kitchen as a child spending time with my amazing grandmother. That led to me taking on a job in the dining hall during my undergrad at UC Santa Cruz where I worked my way…

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Yanwei Lum

Dr. Yanwei Lum Research Scientist Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Singapore     Why did you choose to study MSE?   In high school, I really enjoyed learning about physics and chemistry. The idea that physical phenomena happening around us could be explained through concepts, rules and equations appealed greatly to me.…

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Xioranny Linares

Xioranny Linares (Xio, pronounced โ€œSee-Oโ€) is the Quantum Computing R&D Program Manager, as well as the UC Berkeley Recruiting Manager at Keysight.

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Department offices are located in 210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building, in the Northeast corner of campus.


Department of Materials Science and Engineering
210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-1760

Phone:ย (510) 642-3801
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