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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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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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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MSE Alumna Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser Wins Hertz Fellowship by Daisy Hernandez April 22, 2016 MSE Alumna and 2015 recipient of the MSE Department Citation has been named a winner of the prestigious Hertz Foundation Fellowship. A link to the award announcement can be found here.  The Hertz Foundation Fellowship is known as the most competitive PhD fellowship…

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Professor Peidong Yang wins MacArthur Fellow “Genius” Award by Daisy Hernandez September 30, 2015 The John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation has named Professor Peidong Yang, the S.K. and Angela Chan Distinguished Professor of Energy, as a 2015 recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellows award.  This recognition, commonly referred to as the MacArthur “genius”…

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