MSE Undergraduate Student Profiles

Get to know students in our undergraduate program in a more personal way. Why did they choose the Clark School and the University of Maryland? What have been their favorite or most challenging classes? What research opportunities have they had? What advice do they have for students considering a degree in Materials Science and Engineering?

Available Profiles

Aphrodite Strifas (graduating May, 2019)
Research interests: Preservation of materials, environmental and temperature effects on materials.  Meet Aphrodite....

Adam Hemmeter (graduating May, 2019)
Research interests: Nuclear energy, game theory.  Meet Adam....
Thomas Dabrow (graduating May, 2019)
Research interests: Phase change materials for thermal energy storage applications, novel polymeric materials.  Meet Thomas....
Patrick Ayerle (graduating May, 2018)
Research interests: Lithium-ion battery chemistry, filtration membranes, SEM technology.  Meet Patrick.....
Arianna Avellan (graduating May, 2018)
Research interests: Biomaterials (i.e. 3D printing tissue, implantable devices, drug delivery methods.)   Meet Arianna....
Alan Murphy (graduating May, 2018)
Research interests: Transparent wood, 2D materials (e.g. graphene).  Meet Alan...
Sarah Adams (B.S. Dec. 2017)
Research interests: electronic properties of materials, additive manufacturing and microelectromechanical systems. Meet Sarah....
Alex Rutigliano (B.S. Dec. 2017)
Research interests: metallurgy, corrosives, shape memory alloys. Meet Alex...