Gareth Thomas Award 2019 Join us as we present the Gareth Thomas Award 2019 winner on Friday, 12/13/19 at the MSE Holiday Celebration! More information 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 210 Hearst Memorial Mining…

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Dean Doyle to retire in Summer 2019 by Berkeley News August 27, 2018 Fiona Doyle, vice provost of graduate studies, longtime leader in the College of Engineering and campus, champion of student services and an influential pioneer in mineral engineering, will retire in June 2019 after a remarkable 36-year career at Berkeley. Read more here. Contact…

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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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DMR Summer 2018 Newsletter (feat. Professor Kristin Persson) by Daisy Hernandez July 10, 2018 Advanced spectroscopy opens up many pathways to study the local electronic environment of materials, probing the electronic structure directly, the atomic environments and the bonding; all of which are key to the development of next-generation simulations for materials discovery. Despite this…

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FACILITIES There are many cutting-edge research facilities, both on campus and at partner institutions, that are available for Materials Science & Engineering research. Nanofabrication Lab BNC (BioNanoCenter) QB3 Focused Ion Beam National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) Advanced Light Source The Molecular Foundry The National Center for Electron Microscopy Contact Us Department offices are…

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Congratulation to Clarissa Towle for receiving the Teaching Effectiveness Award! Photographer: Peg Skorpinski   The Teaching Effectiveness Award honors a small number of outstanding graduate student instructors each year who have made a significant contribution to teaching and learning in their departments through identifying and responding to a problem they have encountered in a class,…

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Professor Al Balushi, welcome to Cal MSE! by Daisy Hernandez January 15, 2019 The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is very proud and pleased to announce that Prof. Zakaria Al Balushi will join our faculty as an Assistant Professor effective January 1, 2019.  Prof. Zakaria obtained his B.S., M. S. and Ph. D. from…

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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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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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OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES OVERVIEW The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California equips its students for successful careers in the field of Materials Science and Engineering. Whether your goal is to join the workforce with a Bachelor’s degree, or to further your education in graduate school, our program is ideal. The…

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