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  • Hartig Leads UF Team in Groundbreaking Multidisciplinary Research Alliance

    09/10/2020

    Kyle Hartig, Ph.D., an assistant professor of nuclear engineering in the UF Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE), will lead a research team as part of the newly formed Interaction of Ionizing Radiation with Matter – University Research Alliance… Read More

  • Kevin Jones, Ph.D., Recognized with ASEE Outstanding Materials Educator Award

    08/18/2020

    For over 30 years, Kevin Jones, Ph.D., distinguished professor at the Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE), has taught students not only how to be better engineers, but also how engineering influences the world around them. In 2010 he… Read More

  • 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