Why did you choose to study MSE?  During high school, I was interested in almost all the science courses, but this also makes it difficult for me to decide which college major I should focus on. One of the reasons to choose MSE at the beginning was simply because it’s an interdisciplinary field that incorporates…

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🌟 SAVE THE DATE! BIG GIVE 2020! 🌟 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 Building University of California Berkeley, CA 94720-1760 Phone: (510) 642-3801 Fax: (510) 643-5792

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Going Cold: The Future of Electron Microscopy Taking the technology to low temperatures could enable advances in materials science and other fields. Read the full interview 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 Building…

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Crystal with a twist: scientists grow spiraling new material Prof. Jie Yao’s team have created new inorganic crystals made of stacks of atomically thin sheets that unexpectedly spiral like a nanoscale card deck. Their surprising structures, reported in a new study appearing in the Wednesday, June 20 issue of the journal Nature, may yield unique optical, electronic and…

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Message from Dean Doyle This is my last message as Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division to you. I head off to retirement at the end of the month, and pass the baton to Lisa García Bedolla, who will be a wonderful advocate for graduate education. It has been a…

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Dr. Matthew Sherburne wins the Fung Capstone Mentorship Award! Capstone advisors play an integral role in the success of the Berkeley Master of Engineering (MEng) Capstone experience program. Dr. Matthew Sherburne from the Materials Science and Engineering department won the MEng Faculty Capstone Mentorship Award. This recognition was awarded to the faculty Capstone advisor who…

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