Graduate Resources New Graduate Student Orientation 2020 RULES AND REQUIREMENTS Graduate Division requirements, policies, and forms can be viewed at http://grad.berkeley.edu/. Graduate Student Manual HEALTH AND WELLNESS University Health Services offers a number of resources to help you get well and stay healthy, including healthy eating tips, drug and alcohol counseling, violence prevention, sexual health counseling and  and…

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by Materials Science and Engineering April 10, 2013 MSE faculty member Professor Tom Devine has been widely quoted recently for his views on the Bay Bridge bolt failures, their origin and how they could have been prevented. In Print: http://coe.berkeley.edu/news-center/berkeley-engineering-in-the-news/metallurgists-say-bay-bridge-bolt-failure-could-have-been-prevented. On Radio: http://www.talk910.com/pages/gil-gross.html?article=11169845 On Video: http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/video?id=9060800   Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst…

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Professor Martin and Colleagues Take Big Step Towards Making Graphene Electronics by Materials Science and Engineering January 29, 2015 In a recent report in the journal Nature Communications, a Berkeley MSE team led by Professor Lane Martin, together with colleagues form the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, have found a way…

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Berkeley MSE well represented at Presidential Award Ceremony by Materials Science and Engineering April 18, 2014 Professor Junqiao Wu, Professor Lane W. Martin, and Dr. Jeremy Robinson (Naval Research Laboratories, Ph.D. 2007) were together in Washington D.C. April 14, 2014 to be honored as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers…

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Record-breaking Energy Conversion of Waste Heat by Daisy Hernandez April 10, 2018 A team of students lead by Prof. Lane Martin in Materials Science and Engineering and Prof. Chris Dames in Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley have made an important demonstration of novel waste heat to electrical energy conversion based on a process called pyroelectric…

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Citation Award goes to David Mrdjenovich! by Daisy Hernandez May 16, 2017 Congratulations to David Mrdjenovich for receiving the MSE Department Citation Award! The Citation is awarded to distinguished individuals whose contributions to the department go beyond the call of duty and whose achievements exceed the standards of excellence in their fields. More information about the…

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Fetal Surgery Stands to Advance From New Glues Inspired by Mussels by Catalina Estrada June 30, 2016 UC Berkeley engineer Professor Phillip Messersmith is happy to be learning lessons from a lowly mollusk, with the expectation that the knowledge gained will enable him and fellow physicians to prevent deaths among their youngest patients — those…

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Professor Wu Discovers New Thermal Properties of Black Phosphorous by Ariana Castro October 15, 2015 Professors Junqiao Wu, along with MSE postdoc Sangwook Lee and student Joonki Suh, and LBNL postdoc Fan Yang, have discovered that the thermal conductivity in the zigzag direction in black phosphorous is two times higher than along its armchair direction…

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Professor Peidong Yang wins MacArthur Fellow “Genius” Award by Daisy Hernandez September 30, 2015 The John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation has named Professor Peidong Yang, the S.K. and Angela Chan Distinguished Professor of Energy, as a 2015 recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellows award.  This recognition, commonly referred to as the MacArthur “genius”…

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