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DMSE Faculty Positions Available

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:00pm

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

DEPARTMENT:    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
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Have we built a better engineer yet?

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 3:45pm

Senior Lecturer Mike Tarkanian talked with GrabCAD about 3DP in education.

"He gave us his take on how today’s students are different than those in years past, and how digital mastery is helping some compensate for lack of hands-on experience. And he shared his thoughts on why we may have...

MCP Materials Day

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 5:00pm

Our friends at MPC are hosting their annual Materials Day event!

Materials Day features emerging research and applications in materials science and engineering for products and processes across the industrial spectrum. This year's theme is "Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage." A...

Metals Arts Lecture Series: Bob Kramer

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 11:00am

In the 2016 installment of DMSE's Metal Arts Lecture Series, Master bladesmith Bob Kramer will share his relentless quest to forge the perfect knife. Kramer will discuss how his methodically crafted blades combine metallurgy and art effortlessly. Technical discussion of steel alloys, Damascus...

'Mompreneur’ on Today Show for invention, ‘loopit’

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:30am

“When I was in the corporate world,” she explained last week, “I was on the phone 12-15 hours a day, and the tangled knots that my...

Glass Lab Pumpkin Sale

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:00pm

Our friends at the Glass Lab will be holding their annual glass pumpkin sale on October 1, 2016! This is the only time of year these pumpkins are sold, and they always sell every...

MADMEC Finals will be held on October 11, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:00am

Materials science can provide solutions for energy storage, building efficiency, transportation, and many other critical needs in today's society. MADMEC invites student teams to develop and build prototypes that address these and more challenges.

Come to 6-...

DUE Education Talk Series: W Craig Carter

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:00am

On Wednesday, September 28, the DUE Education Talk Series presents Prof. W Craig Carter and Dr. Kyle Keane, who will be discussing their collaborative effort to build a...

DMSE Ranks #1 for Undergradaute Materials Sceince

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 10:00am

MIT's Undergraduate Engineering program was ranked #1 in the United States! 

"MIT’s School of Engineering has long topped the list of undergraduate engineering programs at a doctoral institution; this year it again occupies the No. 1 spot, followed by Stanford University and the...

New solar cell is more efficient, costs less than its counterparts

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 3:45pm

Exposed in step-like formation, layers of new photovoltaic cell harvest more of sun’s energy. 

The cost of solar power is beginning to reach price parity with cheaper fossil fuel-based electricity in many parts of the world, yet the clean energy source still accounts for just slightly...