Employment Opportunity - Assistant Professor
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the University of Tennessee invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor Level. Read more...
Research Experience for Undergraduates - Summer 2013
The 2012 REU summer program, focused on synthesis and characterization of advanced materials, was a great success, and we're getting ready to welcome a new group of summer students in summer 2013. Please check our REU website for updates.
Professors Pharr and Duscher Featured in Knoxville News Sentinel Article
The wow factor may even trump the hefty $3.5 million price tag of the University of Tennessee's two new out-of-this-world electron microscopes.
According to George Pharr, the director of the under-construction Joint Institute for Advanced Materials facility, where the microscopes will be housed, the purchase means huge dividends for research at UT.
Read the complete article at Zooming in: UT's $3.5M Microscopes Boon for Researchers, Students
College of Engineering Leads New International Nuclear Materials Research Project
A UT-based team has received a $3.5 million grant from the US Department of Energy for a proposal to improve the currently used nuclear fuel cladding. Kurt Sickafus, head of the Department of Material Science and Engineering, will lead a team of eleven international institutions to engineer ceramic coatings that will prohibit the oxidation of nuclear fuel cladding.
For more information, visit the College of Engineering website.
Kalyanaraman and Duscher Featured in Nanotechnology
A recent work by Dr. Ramki Kalyanaraman and Dr. Gerd Duscher has been featured in the journal Nanotechnology.