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Adam FeinbergFeinberg published in Nature Methods
Adam Feinberg's research group published a paper in Nature Methods, entitled "Conformal nanopatterning of extracellular matrix proteins onto topographically complex surfaces", Read more

Megha JampaniMSE alum awarded TMS paper award
Yiling Zhang (M.S. 2010, Ph.D. 2013) has been chosen as the recipient of the 2014 TMS LIGHT METALS DIVISION ENERGY BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD. Read more

Michael BockstallerBockstaller elected an APS Fellow
Michael Bockstaller was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society. The citation will be published in the March 2015 issue of APS News. Read more.

Megha JampaniMegha Jampani's paper selected for publishing
which was presented at AISTech 2014, has been selected for publication in
the March 2015 issue of Iron & Steel Technology magazine. Read more

Michael BockstallerBockstaller receives patent
Michael Bockstaller was recently issued a US patent for his work on core-shell systems with controlled optical properties. Read more.

CMU iGEM Team 2014 Receives Awards at the iGEM World Jamboree
The Carnegie Mellon iGEM2014 Team traveled to Boston to compete in the iGEM Giant Jamboree. Read more.

Wei WuGraduate Student, Wei Wu wins awards at MS&T
Wei Wu won a 1st place award for best poster at the Material Advantage Graduate Student Poster Competition during MS&T in October 2014. Read more.

Michael BockstallerBockstaller receives DOE grant which is a collaboration with Bob Davis, Burak Ozdoganlar, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Jonathan Malen, Alan McGaughey, and Sheng Shen. Read more.

Gregory RohrerMSE program ranked 6th nationally, 14th internationally by British education company Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) 2014 World Education Rankings. Read more.

Adam FeinbergFeinberg selected as Young Innovator Adam Feinberg was recently selected as a Young Innovator by the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering. Read more.

Brian LinBrian Lin has been award the best paper award TMS announced that MSE graduate student, Brian Lin will be awarded best paper at the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition in March 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Read more.

Jay WhitacreWhitacre receives "Resonate" award Professor Jay Whitacre received one of the 2014 "Resonate" awards from the Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech. The award recognizes his achievements as founder of Aquion Energy, spun out of Carnegie Mellon University in late 2009. Read more.

David LaughlinLaughlin Presented with Bain Award
At the May 15, 2014 meeting of the Pittsburgh Golden Chapter of the ASM International, Professor David Laughlin was given the Edgar C. Bain Award. This award is given to "an outstanding member (of ASM International) for valuable contributions to the metallurgical and materials community." Read more.

Jay WhitacreWhitacre named one of "World's Top 25 Eco-Innovators" Professor Jay Whitacre was named 19th on Fortune's World's Top 25 Eco-Innovators list for his work on developing a long-lasting saltwater battery. See the entire list here.

Gregory RohrerGregory Rohrer receives American Ceramics Society Award
Congratulations to Gregory Rohrer on receiving The American Ceramic Society’s W. David Kingery Award, which recognizes distinguished lifelong achievements involving multidisciplinary and global contributions to ceramic technology, science, education and art. Read more

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The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is one of seven academic departments in Carnegie Institute of Technology, the engineering college at Carnegie Mellon. MSE has a long and distinguished tradition in materials education and research, and today our faculty continue to address the more important and challenging issues at the forefront of science and technology.

Materials Science and Engineering is an interdisciplinary activity that applies the principles of basic sciences and engineering to understanding the behavior of materials, their development and applications. Both our undergraduate and graduate students are exposed to this interdisciplinary approach.

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