• Philly Materials Day

Philly Materials Day

The event will take place at the Bossone Research Center on Drexel’s campus. More information, including sign ups, will be provided as the event draws closer.

From Labs to Laps, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering Community Compete in Philadelphia Marathon Events

It is another exciting Philadelphia Marathon event. This year it is anticipated that more than 21,000 registered runners will compete. Among them, the members of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) including, Kepler Boonstra, Julia Dase, Christine Huang,  Damilola Lawal, Jonathon Mui, Alexander Ng, Katie Sun, Gabriel Vega Bellido, James Votruba-Drzal, and Kaitlin […]

13 Questions – Weiwei Kong

After completing middle school in Shanghai, China, Weiwei Kong, attended high school in Tacoma, Washington.  She pursued her undergraduate degree at Case Western University, majoring in Polymer Science and Engineering, with minors in philosophy and dance. Currently, Weiwei is currently engaged in research in Professor Russell Composto’s group, focusing on polymer kinetics within confined spaces […]

Fall Welcome

As the leaves begin to change colors and a briskness starts to fill the air, it is with great pleasure that we extend a warm welcome for the fall term. This term, we continue the honored traditions of academic excellence with the promise of impactful journeys that will lead to a unique Penn experience.  At […]

13 Questions – Ana Kenefick

They say “burning the candle at both ends makes the room brighter.” Actually I’m making up this quote, but after you read about the Department of Materials Science and Engineering senior Ana Kenefick, you’ll understand why.  In addition to her academic workload, Kenefick is a member of the Penn Women’s Gymnastics’ Team where she’s nailed […]

Eric Stach to Serve as Materials Research Society (MRS) Vice President

The Materials Research Society (MRS) is pleased to announce the Vice President/President Elect and new Board Members for 2024, elected by the Society’s global membership of over 13,000. Eric A. Stach, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, will serve as MRS Vice President beginning January 1, 2024. He will lead the Board […]

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering Welcomes Senior Lecturer Eric Huang

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania welcomes Eric Huang as a Senior Lecturer. Huang earned a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in Chemical Engineering and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. At the University of Minnesota, he studied with Prof. Victor H. Barocas […]

Isa Pan Selected to the MIT ACCESS Program.

Isa Pan, a junior, in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been selected to participate in the 2023 MIT ACCESS Program. The program is sponsored by the MIT Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT Department of Chemistry, and its mission is to increase the diversity of qualified […]

2023 MSE Fall Seminar Series

MSE is thrilled to announce the speakers for the 2023 Department of Materials Science and Engineering Fall Seminar Series at University of Pennsylvania. The series serves as a platform to provide the latest breakthroughs and research findings from leading scientists and educators across their fields to our Penn community.   Our exciting list of speakers […]

Balancing dentistry and engineering to bring new innovations to the clinic

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