MatSE News

MatSE and CSL PhD student Zichao Ye receives Materials Research Society Graduate Student Silver Award

Author: August Schiess, CSL

Published Date:May 18, 2017

Ye received the award for his work to understand melting physics of aliphatic 2D layered materials.

Published Date: May 18, 2017


Playing with Nanoparticle Legos: Polymorphism in Nanoantenna Arrays.

Published Date:May 16, 2017

A research team, led by Materials Science and Engineering assistant professor Qian Chen, assembled gold nanoprism building blocks in water with depletion attraction and surprising results.

Published Date: May 16, 2017


Self-healing tech charges up performance for silicon-containing battery anodes

Author: Lois E. Yoksoulian

Published Date:May 15, 2017

MatSE Professor Nancy Sottos and Aerospace Engineering Professor Scott White have found a way to apply self-healing technology to lithium-ion batteries to make them more reliable and last longer.

Published Date: May 15, 2017


Electroplating delivers high-energy, high-power batteries

Author: Liz Ahlberg Touchstone, Biomedical Sciences Editor

Published Date:May 12, 2017

The process that makes gold-plated jewelry or chrome car accents is now making powerful lithium-ion batteries.

Published Date: May 12, 2017


24th Annual Keane-Kriven Dinner Fundraiser a Success

Published Date:May 11, 2017

The annual student dinner, hosted by Materials Science and Engineering Professor Trudy Kriven and Mechancial Science and Engineering’s Dr. Richard Keane, is legendary in the MatSE department.

Published Date: May 11, 2017