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Jay WhitacreWhitacre, Aquion Featured in Bloomberg Article
Young companies staked by big backers are challenging fossil fuels with new ways to hold sun and wind power in the $50 billion energy storage market. Read more.

Joshua KubiakMSE undergraduate awarded Goldwater Scholarship
Congratulations to MSE junior, Joshua Kubiak who is one of two undergraduate students to receive the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship this year! Read more.

Subra SureshSuresh & collaborators create device that extracts rare tumor cells using sound  MSE Professor & CMU President Subra Suresh and MIT and Penn State collaborators have created a microfluidic device that uses acoustic waves to separate circulating tumor cells from blood cells, at a speed up to 20 times higher than that achieved in prior attempts. Read more.

Vincent DeGeorgeMSE student wins at 3mt  MSE Doctoral Student, Vincent De George was one of eleven finalists in CMU's second annual Three Minute Thesis Championship which was held on Tuesday, April 8th. Read more.

Adam FeinbergFeinberg interviewed by Huffington Post
Adam Feinberg was featured in a Huffington Post Q&A with cardiologist / author Dr. Cynthia Thaik, where the two discussed the question "can science and technology fix a broken heart?" Read more.

Catherine GroschnerMSE Students won big at the ASM Pittsburgh Chapter's Young Members Night  The annual event was held on Thursday, February 19th and the MSE Department was well represented with Senior, Catherine Groschner taking home the Outstanding Senior Award Read more.

Li LiAlum Received TMS Award MSE alum Li Li (M.S. 2010, Ph.D. 2012) has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 TMS EPD Young Leaders Professional Development Award. Read more.

Catherine GroschnerMSE student selected for Churchill Scholarship Congratulations to Catherine (Kate) Groschner who was recently announced as a recipient of a Churchill Scholarship. Read more.

Christopher BettingerBettinger awarded Dean's Early Career Fellowship
Congratulations to Christopher Bettinger, who was announced as one of the Dean's Early Career Fellowships.
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Adam FeinbergFeinberg selected for NSF CAREER award
Congratulations to Adam Feinberg, who was selected for an NSF CAREER award. This is a five year, $500,000 project that will support his research. The title of the project is "3D Printing of Heart Muscle Using Soft Hydrogels" and it was awarded by the CMMI division.

Adam FeinbergFeinberg published in Nature Methods
Adam Feinberg's research group published a paper in Nature Methods, entitled "Conformal nanopatterning of extracellular matrix proteins onto topographically complex surfaces", Read more

Megha JampaniMSE alum awarded TMS paper award
Yiling Zhang (M.S. 2010, Ph.D. 2013) has been chosen as the recipient of the 2014 TMS LIGHT METALS DIVISION ENERGY BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD. Read more

Michael BockstallerBockstaller elected an APS Fellow
Michael Bockstaller was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society. The citation will be published in the March 2015 issue of APS News. Read more.

Megha JampaniMegha Jampani's paper selected for publishing
which was presented at AISTech 2014, has been selected for publication in
the March 2015 issue of Iron & Steel Technology magazine. Read more

Michael BockstallerBockstaller receives patent
Michael Bockstaller was recently issued a US patent for his work on core-shell systems with controlled optical properties. Read more.

CMU iGEM Team 2014 Receives Awards at the iGEM World Jamboree
The Carnegie Mellon iGEM2014 Team traveled to Boston to compete in the iGEM Giant Jamboree. Read more.

Wei WuGraduate Student, Wei Wu wins awards at MS&T
Wei Wu won a 1st place award for best poster at the Material Advantage Graduate Student Poster Competition during MS&T in October 2014. Read more.

Michael BockstallerBockstaller receives DOE grant which is a collaboration with Bob Davis, Burak Ozdoganlar, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Jonathan Malen, Alan McGaughey, and Sheng Shen. Read more.

Gregory RohrerMSE program ranked 6th nationally, 14th internationally by British education company Quacquarelli Symondsí (QS) 2014 World Education Rankings. Read more.

Adam FeinbergFeinberg selected as Young Innovator Adam Feinberg was recently selected as a Young Innovator by the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering. Read more.

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The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is one of seven academic departments in Carnegie Institute of Technology, the engineering college at Carnegie Mellon. MSE has a long and distinguished tradition in materials education and research, and today our faculty continue to address the more important and challenging issues at the forefront of science and technology.

Materials Science and Engineering is an interdisciplinary activity that applies the principles of basic sciences and engineering to understanding the behavior of materials, their development and applications. Both our undergraduate and graduate students are exposed to this interdisciplinary approach.

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