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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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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Berkeley MSE Graduate Ranking Moves up to #3 in 2018 USN&WR Rankings: by Daisy Hernandez April 05, 2019 The 2018 US News and World Reports graduate rankings have been released and UC Berkeley’s Materials Engineering program has moved up a slot to number 3 in the nationally.  The complete rankings and links to more details…

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Berkeley MSE Undergraduate Ranking Moves up to #2 in 2018 USN&WR Rankings by Daisy Hernandez October 4, 2017 The 2018 US News and World Reports undergraduate rankings have been released and UC Berkeley’s Materials Engineering program has moved up a slot to number 2 in the nationally.  The complete rankings and links to more details…

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RESEARCH BIOMATERIALS A central limitation in the performance of traditional materials used in the medical device, biotechnological, and pharmaceutical industries is the lack of the ability to integrate with biological systems through a molecular or cellular pathway, which can lead to unfavorable outcomes and device failure. The design and synthesis of materials that circumvent their…

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering Professor Kristin Persson was a panelist in a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) session at a national investigators meeting speaking about the ever more important role that data science has to play in basic-science research. Professor Persson, who leads the Materials Project, is a world-leading expert on how open…

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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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