Recent Events


May 25, 2018

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Pierpont - East Room

Professor John Halloran's Retirement Celebration

Join us at a special luncheon to celebrate John Halloran's 27 years of service to the MSE Department! Please RVSP by May 13 to

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May 16, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1670 Beyster

Van Vlack Professorship Lecture/Ceremony

honoring Katsuyo Thornton

, Predicting the Future: Art and Science of Computational Materials Science at the Microstructural Scale

Reception immediately following in Tishman Hall

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April 13, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1670 Beyster

MSE Distinguished Alumni Lecture

Dr. Keith J. Bowman (PhD '87)

, Dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

This year’s honoree, Dr. Keith J. Bowman, is dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) and Constellation Professor of Information Technology and Engineering at UMBC, the University more »

March 30, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1670 Beyster

Visualizing and Shaping the Nanoworld: From the Quantitative Interrogation of Site- and Species-Specific Interactions of Atoms to the Millimeter-Scale Engineering of Structures with Angstrom Precision

Professor Udo Schwarz

, Yale University, Departments of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science and Chemical & Environmental Engineering

The interactions a material exhibits with the environment are largely determined by the properties of the material’s surfaces. In the first part of this talk, we describe recent efforts to more »

March 23, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1670 Beyster

Entropy-Stabilized Oxides

Jon-Paul Maria

, Penn State University

The hunt for new phases of matter is among the most exciting activities in materials research. The excitement originates from the possibility of active property engineering and advanced technology opportunities more »

February 23, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Johnson Room C, LEC

Dissertation Defense: Investigating Microstructural Effects on Short Crack Growth and Fatigue Life Behavior of WE43 Magnesium

Jacob Adams, PhD Candidate

Magnesium alloys are increasingly being used in structural applications due to their excellent strength-to-weight ratio, particularly in applications where reductions more »