Haimei Zheng joins Berkeley MSE

Dr. Haimei Zheng joined the Department in July 1, 2013, as an Adjunct Assistant Professor.  

Jie Yao joins the MSE faculty

Dr. Jie Yao joins faculty of Berkeley MSE on August 15, 2013.

Professor Devine on Bay Bridge Corrosion Issues

Professor Devine was consulted by the Sacramento Bee in their recent investigation concerning potential corrosion problems facing the new Bay Bridge.  The problem concerns the corrosion of the steel tendons that structurally support the bridge.  The Sacramento Bee investigation was published on May 18.

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.

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.