What Is Materials Science and Engineering?

What Is Materials Science and Engineering?

MSE combines engineering, physics and chemistry to solve problems in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, energy, manufacturing, and more! More...

Researchers develop 'Super Wood,' which could replace steel.

Researchers develop 'Super Wood,' which could replace steel.

Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering Professors work together to create a material that is more durable than many types of steel. More...

Student-Created Group EVE Hosts Regular Discussion Workshops

Student-Created Group EVE Hosts Regular Discussion Workshops

Zoey Warecki and Naila Al-Hasan work to increase diversity and tolerance on campus. More...

Six MSE Undergrads Recognized for Excellence by Clark School

Six MSE Undergrads Recognized for Excellence by Clark School

Adaire Parker, Sarah Adams, Arianna Avellan, Chair Ray Phaneuf, Teli Zografos, Alex Epstein, Jack Hayden, Miriam Silton. More...

MSE Graduate Student is MRS Finalist

MSE Graduate Student is MRS Finalist

Elizabeth Tennyson - already published several times over - is recognized for her contributions. More...

MSE Researchers Create Solar-Powered Devices Made of Wood

MSE Researchers Create Solar-Powered Devices Made of Wood

Led by Dr. Liangbing Hu, this team is working to mitigate the water scarcity crisis. More...

The Northern Lights?? Not quite...

The Northern Lights?? Not quite...

This illustration, provided by Dr. Marina Leite's research group, represents the interactions between light and alloyed nanoparticles formed by coin-age metals (gold & silver). More...

A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications

A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications

MSE researchers are developing a more efficient alternative to glass. More...

Engineering the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Engineering the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

MSE Researcher Mimi Hiebert uses nuclear radiation to better preserve antiquities. More...

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Latest News

MSE Seeks Applications for Professor & Department Chair
Position will remain open until filled, but applications should be submitted by February 19, 2018, for best consideration. More »

MSE Researchers Create Novel Liquid Crystal Materials From Particles
Bent colloidal rods exhibit classic liquid crystal mesophases of organic molecules. More »

Takeuchi Wins 2018 UMD Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award
Honor given to those who 'personify the Professorate.' More »

Aldo Ponce Promoted to Senior Lecturer
Ponce has served MSE at UMD since 2013. More »

Student Spotlight

MSE Graduate Student
Elizabeth Tennyson

Beth Tennyson

2018 Student Speaker of Clark School Graduate Commencement Ceremony.  Meet Beth....

Upcoming Events

Spring 2018 Clark School Commencement
May 21, 2018 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. UMD Xfinity Center More »

Clark School Graduation Reception
May 21, 2018 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building Plaza More »

Grandparents University Day! Hosted by UMD Alumni Assoc.
June 22, 2018 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center (7801 Alumni Drive, College Park) More »

Four-Day Failure Analysis of Electronics Short Course
November 13, 2018 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. DeWalt Conference Room, 2164 Martin Hall College Park, Maryland More »