Rob Ritchie Awarded 2014 Acta Materialia Gold Medal

Rob Ritchie has been awarded the 2014 Acta Materialia Gold Medal Award.  This international award is given in recognition of research contributions and leadership in materials science.

Professor Ritchie on Bay Bridge Bolt Failure

MSE faculty member Professor Robert Ritchie was interviewed recently about the Bay Bridge bolt failures, and how a tougher standard of testing could have led to the discovery of the fracture problems before installation.

Professor Hellman Elected into the AAAS

Professor Hellman has been named a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Professor Bragg Honored

Professor Bragg was honored with a Professional Achievement Award from his alma mater, the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Professor Devine on Bay Bridge Bolt Failures

MSE faculty member Professor Tom Devine has been widely quoted recently for his views on the Bay Bridge bolt failures, their origin and how they could have been prevented.

MSE 375A – Science and Engineering Pedagogy

Course Number: MSE 375A Course Unit: 2 Instructor: Professor Ronald Gronsky Course Description: Graduate level course featuring pedagogical development for future teachers in the sciences and engineering. In seminar format, participants discover and discuss methodologies for teaching and learning, communicating technical content, assessing effectiveness, resolving conflict, cultivating professional ethics, and developing personal pedagogical style.  This course has […]

MSE 375: Supervised Teaching of Materials Science and Engineering

Course Number: MSE 375 Course Units: 2   Instructor: Professor Ronald Gronsky Course Description: Graduate level course featuring pedagogical development for future teachers in the sciences and engineering. In seminar format, participants discover and discuss methodologies for teaching and learning, communicating technical content, assessing effectiveness, resolving conflict, cultivating professional ethics, and developing personal pedagogical style. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and appointment, or […]

Didier de Fontaine Honored by Northwestern University

Didier de Fontaine was chosen to receive the Distinguished Career Award for Alumni of the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Northwestern University

SinBeRISE Launched on January 1, 2013

The Singapore-Berkeley Research Initiative for Sustainable Energy (SinBeRISE) began on January 1, 2013.