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Motivation Monday

Meet Victoria Xu (Class of 2025) from Los Altos, California. While she admits she chose MSE tentatively because she did related research the summer before her senior year and wanted to go into energy research, she thought she would scope it out this year and get to know Penn before deciding for certain. After arriving […]

Motivation Monday

Get to know Katie Sun, a first year PhD student in MSE, from Marlboro, New Jersey. Katie chose MSE because of the potential in contributing to the sustainability of manufactured materials. Her undergraduate freshman year, Katie went to a talk by Dr. Birnie who spoke of his advancements made in the solar cell field and […]

Motivation Monday

This week we chatted with Shivani Chawla, Class of 2025, from Bridgewater, New Jersey. Shivani chose MSE because, being Penn Engineering’s smallest and most broad department, it would allow her to work closely with mentors on projects using an interdisciplinary lens. She was drawn in by Professor Shu Yang’s research on Gecko hairs. Shivani is […]

Motivation Monday

Get to know Isa Pan, MSE Class of 2025. Isa hails from Chantilly, Virginia. Coming from a relatively small high school, Isa is already feeling comfortable with the small, closeknit nature of our department. Isa chose MSE because it greatly fits her academic interests, and hopes that studying at Penn will help her achieve her […]

Motivation Monday

Meet Ben Sailors, MSE Class of 2025, who is joining us on campus this semester from Bellefontaine, Ohio. This week we caught up with Ben to hear his MSE story and how he preps for the week on Sundays. Ben chose MSE because of the great versatility of the major and its broad applicability across […]

Materials Science and Engineering 2021 Student Award Winners

Undergraduate Student Awards The Management and Technology Scholarship Award: awarded by the SEAS faculty to a member of the senior class in the Management and Technology Program who has created an innovative system and attained high scholastic achievement. Yi (Ivory) Su The Engineering Alumni Society E. Stuart Eichert, Jr. Student Award: given annually by the […]

MSE Spring 2021 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. Seminars in February are being […]

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 […]

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