• Materials Science and Engineering Welcomes Connor Bilchak, Lecturer

Materials Science and Engineering Welcomes Connor Bilchak, Lecturer

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Connor Bilchak as a full-time lecturer starting in January 2021. Connor earned his B.S. in engineering from Manhattan College, a diverse liberals college, and received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University in 2019. Connor is currently a postdoctoral researcher with Prof. […]

ENGR 101: Creating Hands-On Learning at Home

The inherent nature of engineers is to solve problems. Naturally, when the COVID-19 pandemic started earlier this year, MSE students and faculty were quick to evaluate, strategize and adapt. The sudden transition to online learning changed the lives of everyone at Penn. For students, what used to be an invigorating walk from dorm and apartment […]

MSE Fall 2020 Virtual Seminars

We are excited to announce our full virtual seminar schedule for the fall semester. All seminars will take place at 10:45am EST via Zoom. Links will be provided in the MSE Weekly Events email sent every Sunday. A reminder that seminar attendance is mandatory for all Master’s and PhD students. September 3 Lab Safety Seminar […]

Irene Clements Celebrates a Half Century at Penn MSE

A woman who has truly grown with the Department, Irene Clements, celebrated 50 years of service at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Penn on June 29, 2020. Irene came to the Department in the role of Assistant to the Chair. Hired by Dr. Robert Maddin, the first chair of the MSE Department, […]

Liang Feng Promoted to Associate Professor

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania is thrilled to announce that Liang Feng has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. We look forward to many years ahead of Liang being a groundbreaking researcher, an inspired teacher, and a valued colleague. Liang’s research expertise is in the area of large-scale […]

Virtual Office Information

Materials Science and Engineering Below are a variety of online resources to assist with routine requests from MSE students, faculty and staff. At the bottom of this page are phone numbers for live assistance during business hours. I’m an Undergraduate student and I: Need a form: Penn Engineering Undergraduate Affairs Resources MSE Course Planning Guides […]

Materials Science and Engineering 2020 Student Award Winners

Undergraduate Student Awards Hugo Otto Wolf Memorial Prize: Jacob G. Faber-Rico and Lauren J. Hoang The Hugo Otto Wolf Memorial Prize, founded by Otto C. Wolf in memory of his son, is awarded to that member of the senior class in each department of the School of Engineering and Applied Science who, during the senior […]