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  • Harkness Recognized with Tony and Kathy Brennan Staff Excellence Award for 2020

    07/30/2020

    Every day, our committed and skilled staff initiate and execute dozens of different tasks without which our educational and research programs would very quickly grind to a halt. These duties range from helping students and faculty navigate the intricacies of… Read More

  • Hennig Named a UF Research Foundation Professor

    07/22/2020

    The University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) has named Alumni Professor of Materials Science & Engineering Richard Hennig, Ph.D., a UFRF Professor for 2020-2023. The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong… Read More

  • TOGETHER WE HONOR PRIDE MONTH

    06/29/2020

    The Department of Materials Science & Engineering stands with our LGBTQIA+ community. Together as one family, we are committed to activism in the fight against prejudice and injustice. We will work by lifting, listening, and championing LGBTQIA+ voices and being… Read More

  • 06/05/2020

    Dear Department Family, I write to you all today with a heavy heart. Children are brought into this world with hope and optimism. However, at some point parents and loved ones work to provide a realistic view of the world –… Read More

  • Kyle Latty Awarded SMART Fellowship

    06/01/2020

      Kyle Latty, who recently graduated from the University of Florida Nuclear Engineering (NE) Program with a bachelor’s degree, has been awarded a fellowship from the Department of Defense (DOD) Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program. During… Read More

  • Moore Earns KL2 Career Development Award

    05/18/2020

    Erika Moore, Ph.D., holder of the Rhines Rising Star Larry Hench professorship in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, has been awarded the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) KL2 Career Development Award. “I am beyond enthused to… Read More

  • Nuclear Engineering Ph.D. Student Emily Kwapis Awarded SMART Fellowship

    05/06/2020

    Emily Kwapis, a Nuclear Engineering Ph.D. student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), has been awarded a fellowship from the Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program. Emily graduated summa cum laude from the University… Read More

  • Conry Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

    04/16/2020

    Bryan Conry, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Conry graduated from Stony Brook University with a double major in Chemical Engineering and Applied Math… Read More

  • 04/10/2020

    After earning his Master’s degree in materials science and engineering from the University of Florida, Tyler Lenzi left Gainesville for a job at Micron Technology in Boise, Idaho.  Today, he is Micron’s Senior Director of Yield Analysis and Data Science,… Read More

  • UF MSE Researchers Discover Potential Pathway for Bone Growth

    04/09/2020

    UF MSE researchers have developed an injectable composite that spontaneously forms into nanofibers resembling the microscopic structure of the human body and could ultimately be custom designed for an infinite number of biomedical applications including connective-tissue repair, drug delivery, wound… Read More