Congratulations to MSE Graduate student Jesse Schimpf on being award an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! Jesse Schimpf is first-year graduate student working in Professor Martin’s Lab. His NSF research title is “Discovery and Design of New Ferroelectric and Multiferroic Materials.” Research Summary: Modern electronics rely on a narrow set of core materials that have been around…

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The US Department of Energy, Office of Science, recently published a highlight on Professor Ting Xu’s scientific research titled “Novel Synthetic Membranes Speed Proton Transport.” The US Department of Energy, Office of Science, recently published a highlight on Professor Ting Xu’s scientific research titled “Novel Synthetic Membranes Speed Proton Transport.” Full story is available here…

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Professor Zakaria Al Balushi was among Nanotechnology’s young researcher awardees, recognized for his contributions on electronic and photonic materials synthesis! Professor Zakaria Al Balushi was among Nanotechnology’s young researcher awardees, recognized for his contributions on electronic and photonic materials synthesis! Read full news story here. Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building,…

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Big Thank You! A BIG THANK YOU on behalf of the MSE Department at UC Berkeley! Big Give was a success thanks to you! We greatly appreciate all your support!  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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Professor Fiona Doyle, former dean of the Graduate Division, is among eight new fellows of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society! Professor Fiona Doyle, former dean of the Graduate Division, is among eight new fellows of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. Congratulations! Read full news story here. Contact Us Department offices are located in…

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Why did you choose to study MSE? I first heard of MSE because my dad studied it back in college. When the time came to select a major, I originally thought to do chemical engineering because of how much I enjoyed studying chemistry in high school, but I really thought MSE sounded cooler and more…

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Upcycling: Turning plastic bags into adhesives Professor Messersmith’s lab has collaborated on a new chemical process that converts polyethylene plastic into a strong and valuable adhesive. This development could make plastic bag recycling economically feasible. Read full article here.   Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building, in the Northeast…

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Professor Ramamoorthy Ramesh has joined the Biden-Harris agency review team for the Department of Energy! Professor Ramamoorthy Ramesh has joined the Biden-Harris agency review team for the Department of Energy! Congratulations Professor Ramesh! Read more here. Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst Memorial Mining Building, in the Northeast corner of campus. Address:…

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