RPI Engineering

With a focus in one of the most rapidly evolving academic disciplines, Rensselaer’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering is home to nearly 150 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students. Research within the field meets an ever-increasing demand for solid materials from the designers of jet engines and rocket boosters, microelectronic devices, optical components, medical prostheses, and many other products. The principles that govern the processing and structure of materials to produce optimum properties and performance are embodied in the materials engineering curriculum.

Prof. Ganpati Ramanath elected MRS Fellow

Prof. Ramanath has been elected to the class of 2018 MRS Fellows. The title of MRS Fellow honors those MRS members who are notable for their distinguished research accomplishments and their outstanding contributions to the advancement of materials research, world-wide.

Prof. Ed Palermo selected as ACS PMSE Young Investigator

This distinction is meant to honor young researchers who have made significant contributions to their respective fields within Polymer Science and Engineering.

American Institute of Physics highlights new article by former graduate student Pengyuan Zheng and Prof. Daniel Gall

The pair of researchers' work on crystalline tungsten, is published in the October issue of Journal of Applied Physics, from AIP Publishing.

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