Benson Jung wins best poster award at ACS by Daisy Hernandez April 10, 2017 Benson Jung, working with Professor Ting Xu, received a “PMSE Best Poster Award” at the American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Francisco.  The poster was selected under the category of the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) division.  The…

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UC Berkeley Student Wins Best Poster Award at MRS by Materials Science and Engineering April 8, 2015 Graduate student Shishir Pandya (adviser Lane Martin) was recognized with a Best Poster Award at the Spring 2015 Materials Research Society (MRS) meeting in San Francisco. His poster, entitled “Novel Routes to Strain Engineer Domain Structures and Properties…

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Professor Birgeneau Receives the Darius and Sarah Anderson Distinguished Service Award by Ariana Castro October 16, 2015 Robert Birgeneau, the Arnold and Barbara Silverman Distinguished Professor of Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, and Public Policy, and Chancellor Emeritus, was awarded the 2015 Darius and Sarah Anderson Distinguished Service Award from Berkeley’s Institute for Governmental Studies. …

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“I’ve done cathode research for over 20 years, looking for new materials, and DRX is the best new material I’ve ever seen by far.” – Battery Scientist Gerd Ceder “I’ve done cathode research for over 20 years, looking for new materials, and DRX is the best new material I’ve ever seen by far.” – Scientist…

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Professor Didier de Fontaine’s Thermodynamics book makes it amongst World Scientific’s 10 best-selling physics books for 2019! Professor de Fontaine’s book: Principles of Classical Thermodynamics Applied to Materials Science is amongst World Scientific’s 10 best-selling physics books for 2019! Congratulations Didier de Fontaine! Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building,…

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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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The 2022 US News and World Report rankings came out today. The College of Engineering at Berkeley was ranked 3rd overall in terms of Engineering Schools and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering was ranked 3rd for both undergraduate and graduate programs. This is testament to the hard work and excellence of students, faculty, and staff!

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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, 2021 8:59 pm, Pacific Standard Time Masters of Engineering Program (M.Eng) January 6, 2022 8:59 pm, Pacific…

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COURSES Undergraduate MSE 24: Freshman Seminars Expand Course Number:  MSE 24 Course Units:  1 The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small seminar setting.  The Department offers the following selections: The Bicycle: Introduction to Engineering Materials UNITS: 1…

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