• MSE Master’s Student attend HPAIR Conference at Harvard

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2023

2023 MSE Senior Design Showcase

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering Senior Design Showcase was held on Friday, April 21, 2023, in the Glandt Forum in the Singh Center for Nanotechnology. The seniors, (Emma Glasser, Kimerly Jackson, Leslie Lytle, Sahana Sundar, Yein Yoon, Son Hoang, Joshua Chen, Kunal Jadeja, Michael Cellucci, Hyunil Kim, Sylvia Chen, Asset Yermekkaliyev, and Justin […]

2023 MSE Student Awards

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering students were recognized as recipients for the following awards: Undergraduate Student Awards The Wolf-Hallac Award, Yein Yoon The M&T Award, Joshua Chen Hugo Otto Wolf Memorial Award, Sahana Sundar, Yein Yoon R.M. Brick Award, Hyunil Kim, Dustin Brown Penn Engineering Exceptional Service Award, Joshua Chen, Kunal Jadeja, Jacqueline Aquino William Graham Technology Innovation Prize, Team Name: […]

13 Questions – Dr. David P. Pope

When you have a lecture named after you (The David P. Pope Lecture), it’s kind of a big deal. Dr. David Pope first came to Penn in 1968 as an Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering and rose to full Professor in 1982. He has served as  the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education in […]

Linda Lin recognized as 2023 Optica Foundation Women Scholar

Linda Lin, a junior in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, has been recognized as a 2023 Optica Foundation Women Scholar. The Optica Women Scholars program aims to provide visibility, community, and valuable resources for women in the fields of optics and photonics, empowering them to succeed in their […]

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