Professor Alivisatos is selected as the recipient of the 2021 Priestley Medal American Chemical Society names Professor Paul Alivisatos 2021 Priestley medalist, the society’s highest honor. Read news story here. Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building, in the Northeast corner of campus. Address: Department of Materials Science and Engineering…

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Berkeley MSE Undergraduate Program ranks #2 Best in 2021 U.S News Rankings! The 2021 US News and World Reports rankings have been released and UC Berkeley’s Materials Engineering program has been ranked number 2 in the nation! The complete rankings and link to more details can be found here. Contact Us Department offices are located…

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Professor Ting Xu’s Lab develops new technology that can steer plastics from landfills and oceans and instead into your backyard compost bin! Professor Ting Xu’s Lab develops new technology that can steer plastics from landfills and oceans and instead into your backyard compost bin! Read full articles can be found here and here. Contact Us…

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Fung Feature: Gwenlyn Angel Cabiltes, MEng ’21 (MSE) ⭐️  Fung Feature: Gwenlyn Angel Cabiltes, MEng ’21 (MSE) ⭐️ “On the impact she wishes to have on the world and her passion for teaching.” Check out full interview here. Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building, in the Northeast corner of…

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Congratulations to MSE Graduate student Jesse Schimpf on being award an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! Jesse Schimpf is first-year graduate student working in Professor Martin’s Lab. His NSF research title is “Discovery and Design of New Ferroelectric and Multiferroic Materials.” Research Summary: Modern electronics rely on a narrow set of core materials that have been around…

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The US Department of Energy, Office of Science, recently published a highlight on Professor Ting Xu’s scientific research titled “Novel Synthetic Membranes Speed Proton Transport.” The US Department of Energy, Office of Science, recently published a highlight on Professor Ting Xu’s scientific research titled “Novel Synthetic Membranes Speed Proton Transport.” Full story is available here…

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Professor Zakaria Al Balushi was among Nanotechnology’s young researcher awardees, recognized for his contributions on electronic and photonic materials synthesis! Professor Zakaria Al Balushi was among Nanotechnology’s young researcher awardees, recognized for his contributions on electronic and photonic materials synthesis! Read full news story here. Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building,…

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Big Thank You! A BIG THANK YOU on behalf of the MSE Department at UC Berkeley! Big Give was a success thanks to you! We greatly appreciate all your support!  Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building, in the Northeast corner of campus. Address: Department of Materials Science and Engineering…

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Professor Fiona Doyle, former dean of the Graduate Division, is among eight new fellows of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society! Professor Fiona Doyle, former dean of the Graduate Division, is among eight new fellows of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. Congratulations! Read full news story here. Contact Us Department offices are located in…

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Why did you choose to study MSE? I first heard of MSE because my dad studied it back in college. When the time came to select a major, I originally thought to do chemical engineering because of how much I enjoyed studying chemistry in high school, but I really thought MSE sounded cooler and more…

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