• Singh Elected to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame


    Rajiv Singh, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) at the University of Florida, is among the 2021 class of inductees into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Dr. Singh taught at MSE for 30 years… Read More

  • In Memoriam: Kenneth Anusavice, D.M.D., Ph.D.


    We are saddened to learn of the recent passing of Kenneth J. Anusavice, D.M.D., Ph.D., on September 30, 2021.  Dr. Anusavice earned his doctoral degree in materials science and engineering in 1970 under Bob DeHoff, Ph.D., and his D.M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia… Read More

  • Michael Tonks, Ph.D., promoted to Full Professor


    Dr. Michael Tonks received his Bachelor of Science in 2001 and Master of Science in 2002, both in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2008. From… Read More

  • UF and FIU Tackling Lupus Through Innovative Partnership


    Erika Moore, Ph.D., assistant professor and holder of the Rhines Rising Star Larry Hench professorship, will be part of an innovative research collaboration between the University of Florida (UF) Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the Herbert Wertheim College of… Read More

  • MSE Alumnus Dr. Alvaro Della Bona wins Wilmer Souder Award in Dentistry


    University of Florida Department of Materials Science & Engineering alumnus Dr. Alvaro Della Bona, D.D.S, Ph.D., FADM (Ph.D. MSE ’01), has been awarded the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Wilmer Souder Award in Dental Materials. Dr. Della Bona is… Read More

  • Jacob DeWitte, Ph.D., Recognized with 2021 Distinguished Early Career Alumni Award


      Our 2021 Distinguished Early Career Alumni Award winner is Jacob DeWitte, Ph.D., a nuclear reactor developer commercializing next-generation fission power systems. Dr. DeWitte is a co-Founder and the CEO of Oklo, Inc., a Sunnyvale, California-based company developing and building… Read More

  • Michele Manuel Named 2021 TMS Brimacombe Medalist


    Michele Manuel, Ph.D., professor and chair of the UF Department of Materials Science & Engineering, was recently recognized as a Brimacombe Medalist by The Mineral, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). The Brimacombe Medalist Award recognizes outstanding mid-career scientists with sustained… Read More

  • Emma Steinebronn Awarded Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation


    Recent Materials Science & Engineering undergraduate, Emma Steinebronn, was awarded a fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Steinebronn’s research proposal includes a five-year study evaluating induced magnetic fields around semiconducting nanowires as a possible… Read More

  • Cutting-edge MSE Researcher Helps Bring Inclusion and Equity to Campus Community


    Spotlight on Dr. Ryan Need (they/them) We recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Ryan Need, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE). Q: Dr. Need, first, welcome as a relatively new faculty member at… Read More

  • IDEA Coalition Action List


    The MSE IDEA Coalition has developed an Action Items List aimed at achieving our vision to help us to become a department in which all identities are welcomed and protected, in which all individuals have equal access to resources and… Read More