GRADUATE ADMISSIONS Graduate Program Deadlines General Admissions RequirementsApplication RequirementsLetters of RecommendationGRE/TOEFL/IELTSFinancial AssistanceFrequently Asked QuestionsContact Degree/Program Online Application Deadline (Application available early September 2021) All materials must be submitted by the deadline. Doctor of Philosophy (MS/Ph.D., Ph.D.) December 1, 2022 8:59 pm, Pacific Standard Time Masters of Engineering Program (M.Eng) January 6, 2023 8:59 pm, Pacific…

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Professor Junqiao Wu is the winner of the 2020 Bakar Prize! “A few years ago, Junqiao Wu, a UC Berkeley professor of material science and engineering, figured out how he could use thermal power to transform materials: roofs that adapt to temperatures and save energy, new types of sunglasses and even tools that could screen…

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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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Combined B.S./M.S. ProgramThe Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the University of California, Berkeley, offers a five year combined B.S./M.S. program to our undergraduate student cohort that can be completed at the student’s pace. The research project and some Master’s course requirements are started while still in undergraduate standing. Academic program The academic…

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Prof. Junqiao Wu was interviewed on ABC7 News about “smart roof” coatings that can help regulate household temperatures without consuming natural gas or electricity. Prof. Wu’s work, highlighted here, is based on work published in the journal Science where they used the metal-insulator transition in tungsten-doped vanadium dioxide to create window glass and a rooftop coatings that respond by turning off their…

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Prof. Junqiao Wu’s research group has developed an all-season smart-roof coating that keeps homes warm during the winter and cool during the summer without consuming natural gas or electricity. Research findings reported in the journal Science point to a groundbreaking technology that outperforms commercial cool-roof systems in energy savings. The technology uses a photonically amplified metal-insulator phase transition to switch…

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Where did you study? I went back to school after working and restarted my education at American River Community College in Sacramento, CA. Then I transferred to UC Berkeley and majored in Materials Science and Mineral Engineering and Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Enjoying school, I decided to stay at…

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Visa Rule Rescinded “University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and President Janet Napolitano issued the following joint statement Tuesday, July 14 on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind a directive that would have forced international students to leave the country if their schools held all classes online due…

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GRADUATE STUDENT INSTRUCTOR/ READER GSI/GSR Openings for positions as a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) and Reader are announced before the beginning of each semester. If interested, complete the Online Application (which requires a CalNet ID) Applicants must meet all Graduate Division requirements for the appointment including being a registered graduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0…

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