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Department of Materials Science and Engineering!

Pierre Deymier

Our website highlights the key areas of our activities, strengths, and accomplishments. You will read about how we are shaping an influential global department engaged in innovative world-class interdisciplinary engineering research and education programs with an entrepreneurial economic development perspective through industry, government, academic and community partnerships. I hope that you will be excited by the forward-looking and optimistic vision developed by this Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Pierre Deymier, Department Head

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Departmental News

MSE Professor Pierre Lucas is Co-Author on Newly Published Book on Rare Earth

MSE Professor Pierre Lucas is the co-author of a new book on rare earth that has just been published. The book, titled "Rare Earths: Science, Technology, Production and Use" presents a comprehensive review of the structure and properties of rare earth elements (REE) and illuminates ways to reduce the use of water and energy during production of materials and to efficiently recycle rare earth materials, both of end-use products and in the production of new products. In addition to his position...

MSE Seminar 8/25/14 - Infrared thermography: A powerful tool in mechanics of materials

THE DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERINGColloquium - MSE 595AMonday, August 25, 20142:00-2:50 PMHarshbarger 206Infrared thermography: A powerful tool in mechanics of materialsProf. Jean benoit Le CamAbstract:The design of industrial components requires to take into account thermal effects during the deformation of materials. For example, an increase of one degree in tire during driving will induce a significant decrease of its lifetime. Therefore, it is necessary to characterize...

USIF SEM User Workshop

The USIF Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Workshop Series is a one-day workshop that will be held Thursday, August 21st, 2014 to support training on the Hitachi S-3400 and Hitachi S-4800 SEM. The workshop includes a review of basic instrument principles, operations, and parameter adjustments; a discussion of the effects of changing parameters on image quality; and an overview of the software available. The SEM workshop is open to all UA students and researchers who will be using SEM for their...

MSE 2014 Pre-Commencement Dinner

The MSE 2014 Pre-Commencement Dinner took place last Friday, May 16 at the Viscount Suite Hotel. MSE Department Head Pierre Deymier congratulated all graduating students and presented the award for Outstanding Senior as well as awards to students and faculty for Excellent Performance at the Student Interface.Paul K. Neff won the award for Outstanding Senior.Supapan Seraphin won the award for Most Supportive Senior Faculty Member.Manish Keswani won the award for Most Supportive Junior Faculty...

College Announces Spring 2014 Outstanding Seniors, Grad Students and Teaching Assistants

The UA College of Engineering announced the outstanding seniors, graduate students and teaching assistants for the spring 2014 semester at a commencement luncheon May 5.See below for details of winners in the categories of Outstanding Seniors, Outstanding Graduate Students, and Outstanding Teaching Assistants.Outstanding SeniorsTianna Stefano, aerospace engineering; nominated by Arvind RamanAuni Kundu, mechanical engineering; nominated by Arvind RamanAmanda Frazier, biomedical engineering;...

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