Materials Science and Engineering

American Ceramic Society Bulletin Publishes Article by UNT Graduate Student

Rimza at Forbidden City

The October-November issue of the American Ceramic Society Bulletin, one of the most popular and widely read magazines in the materials and ceramics community, features an article by Materials Science and Engineering graduate student Jessica Rimsza.

Making UNT a Top Choice for Top Students

Houston native and National Merit Finalist Spencer Taylor chose UNT over colleges like the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas at Dallas because he could study mechanical and energy engineering with internationally recognized researchers and the cello with world-class musicians.

College Welcomes Air Force Research Laboratory Researcher as New Materials Science and Engineering Chair

Andrey Voevodin

Dr. Andrey A. Voevodin, the new chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, brings to the College of Engineering not only a wealth of experience as the Nanoelectronic Materials Research Team Leader of the Nanoelectronic Materials Branch of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), but also an eagerness for teaching.

Manufacturing metals more efficiently

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Rajiv Mishra is recognized as a world leader in the field of friction stir welding and processing, which involves joining solid-state metals without first melting the metals. The technology is being adopted by industry and researchers as a more efficient and environmentally friendly method of joining and forming metallic materials.

Read more about Mishra's research at the UNT Research and Economic Development website.

UNT Engineering Student Selected for Society of Women Engineers' Future Leaders

Haley Barnes, a Materials Science and Engineering (MTSE) undergraduate, has been selected to be one of 20 national Society of Women Engineers' Future Leaders for fiscal 2016.

UNT Hosts North Texas Inter-University Symposium on Materials Science and Engineering

The 6th North Texas Inter-University Symposium on Materials Science and Engineering attracted more than 30 students to participate in competition at the University of North Texas (UNT) on April 15, 2015.

Faculty Recognition

The College of Engineering proudly announces that three faculty members have been honored by the university for their achievements in teaching, research, and service.

Materials Science and Engineering Researchers Confirm Long-held Assumption about Brittleness of Materials


Until now, researchers and professionals in the materials science field have only assumed that as a material becomes more brittle, it also becomes less tough. University of North Texas researchers have confirmed that assumption and will present their work at the 23rd annual World Forum on Advanced Materials in Lincoln, Nebraska, in May.

Engineering Graduate Student Wins First Prize at International Conference

Jessica Rimsza, a graduate student from the Materials Science and Engineering Department (MSE), won first prize in student poster contest at the U.S.-Germany joint conference on glass and optical materials held in Aachen, Germany, in May.

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