MSE graduate student, Yin Liu wins MRS gold award! UC Berkeley MSE graduate student Yin Liu, a Ph.D. candidate in Professor Jie Yao’s research group, won the Gold Award for Graduate Student Award at the 2019 Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting. The MRS Graduate Student Awards consisting of gold and silver medals, are highly competitive…

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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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Where did you study? I studied physics in my undergraduate in Fudan University in Shanghai, China, and also got a MS degree in physics from Peking University, China. I came to the U.S. and obtained my PhD degree in the Applied Science and Technology Graduate Program in UC Berkeley. After a postdoc research at Harvard…

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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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Enhanced Atomic-scale Ferroelectricity Directly on Silicon Scientists at UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab, led by S. Cheema and Prof. S. Salahuddin, have managed to stabilize ferroelectric order in ultrathin doped hafnium oxide on silicon. Their recent paper published in Nature not only demonstrates ferroelectricity down to single nanometer thickness (equivalent to two unit cells of…

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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 2020) All materials must be submitted by the deadline. Doctor of Philosophy (MS/Ph.D., Ph.D.) December 1, 2020 8:59 pm, Pacific Standard Time Masters of Engineering Program (M.Eng) January 6, 2021 8:59 pm, Pacific…

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Exotic Phase Competition in Ferroic Materials by Daisy Hernandez August 17, 2017 A team of students and postdocs lead by Prof. Lane Martin and Prof. R. Ramesh in Materials Science and Engineering and in collaboration with researchers from Pennsylvania State University, Argonne National Laboratory, the National Center for Electron Microscopy and the Advanced Light Source…

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Eicke Weber Appointed Director and CEO of BEARS by Daisy Hernandez February 7, 2017 Professor Eicke R. Weber was recently appointed as the Director and CEO of the Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore (BEARS).  Professor Weber returns to UC Berkeley after 10 years as director of the Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE,…

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