• SEAS Celebrates the 2024 Department of Materials Science and Engineering Award Recipients

SEAS Celebrates the 2024 Department of Materials Science and Engineering Award Recipients

  On Wednesday, March Congratulations to Penn Materials Science and Engineering Shu Yang on receiving the Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award, presented by the Undergraduate Student Body and the Engineering Alumni Society in recognition of outstanding research mentorship of undergraduate students at the Penn Engineering School of Engineering and Applied Science 2024 Annual Awards Recognition Ceremony. […]

Hands of Stone

In the 1976 Academy Award-winning film, “Rocky,” the title character, Philadelphian Rocky Balboa, rises before the light of dawn, cracks half a dozen raw eggs into a glass, and guzzles the heavy, viscous, liquid, yoke dripping down the side of his chin in preparation for an epic battle with the world heavyweight Champion, Apollo Creed. […]

Multiscale Materials Modeling Fall Conference Set To Honor Emeritus Professor Vaclav Vitek

The Multiscale Materials Modeling conference is set to honor Department of Materials Science and Engineering Emeritus Professor Vaclav Vitek during their fall ceremony in Prague. In addition to honoring Vitek’s election as a Fellow of the Royal Society, the conference aims to celebrate the lifelong pioneering contributions of Vitek, whose work has profoundly influenced the […]

MSE Master’s Student attend HPAIR Conference at Harvard

Department of Materials Science and Engineering Master’s Student, Ekta Jagtiani, recently participated in the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) conference held at Harvard University.  For more than 30 years, the HPAIR conference stands as a dynamic platform aiming to bridge the gap between the global leaders of today and the leaders of […]

Eric Stach Named Scientific Director of the Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Vijay Kumar, announced the appointment of Eric Stach as the new Scientific Director of the Singh Center for Nanotechnology. Currently the Robert D. Bent Professor of Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter […]

Safety Quiz Event Yields Knowledge, Competition and Collaboration Between Engineering Departments

  In a bid to promote safety awareness and foster a sense of collaboration among students and faculty, a safety quiz was recently held at the Glandt Forum, in the Singh Center for Nanotechnology, that drew attendees from the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) and Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) departments. This event, managed by […]

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 […]

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