Announcements

Temporary Lecturer Position in Materials Science and Engineering at UC Davis

August 20, 2018

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our department should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.

Materials science and engineering tenure-track position in materials thermodynamics

August 20, 2018

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UC Davis invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of materials thermodynamics. The successful candidate is a broad-based materials scientist who uses experimental thermodynamics to study modern fundamental questions in solids as well as the interfaces between solids and liquids or gases. This individual will integrate multiple approaches, including calorimetry, theoretical methods, and computational methods.

New MSE Major Blog by Aditi Risbud Bartl

January 22, 2018

Hey MSE! If you’re wondering where you can find interesting real-life stories and career paths for MSE, visit the new MSE Major Blog by Aditi Risbud Bartl! The blog discusses various aspects of Materials Engineering, including major description, courses, and relevant fields after graduation. Check it out!

CHMS reconstituted into two new departments for 2016-17

March 01, 2016

On February 29, 2016 the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science was reconstituted into two new departments: the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Currently we are in a transition period which we expect to last for the rest of this academic year (2015-16) .  The departments will operate independently starting July 1, 2016.

MSE offers "Science of Superheroes" (EMS 2) course in spring

January 06, 2016

Ever wondered whether Iron Man could really power a flying suit of armor with an “arc reactor” the size of a soup can, or whether the Winter Soldier’s metal arm could really act just like his flesh-and-blood arm?  Consider these and other superhero questions with EMS 2: The Science of Superheroes this spring quarter, and join materials scientists finding out what it would take to make comic book fantasy into reality.  Also check out Prof.

CHMS Receives Three Years of GAANN Funding

August 13, 2015

The Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CHMS) Department has received a new three-year Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Award for the years 2015-2018.  This prestigious award enables support of CHMS graduate students with excellent records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering.