Materials science is an interdisciplinary field that studies solid matter – bringing chemistry, physics and engineering together to look at how materials can be used to advance our energy independence, medical devices and electronic devices such as flexible electronics.
Spotlight: Andrea Papaleo
Binghamton University '18, '19
BS in chemistry with materials emphasis
MS in materials science engineering
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MSE Alumni - Where are they now
Haniel Zhang (PhD 2018): Postdoctoral researcher for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Suraj Maganty (PhD 2017): Packaging R&D Engineer - Intel ATTD
Tyler Lawton (MS 2017): Intellectual Asset Analyst - Corning Inc.
Sandeep Mallampati (PdD 2017): Sr. Engineer - Globalfoundries
Jong Hyun Shim (PhD 2017): Sr. Researcher - LG Chemical
Alex Lambropoulos (MS 2016): Bioprocess Specialist - Pall Biotech
Jin Fang (PhD 2015): Battery Engineer - Plug Power
Liang Li (PhD 2015): Data Scientest - Reonomy
Luke Wentlent (PhD 2015): Process Research Engineer - Universal Instruments
Siyuan Ma (PhD 2015): Materials Engineer - Microsoft
As the result of COVID-19 restrictions the remaining MSE colloquiums for the Spring 2020 semester have been canceled.
In The News
The Binghamton MRS Chapter receive the Peoples Choice Award for their SciVid 2019 Entry!!
Binghamton University will
acquire a sophisticated new X-ray tool useful in materials research and R&D for
electronics. The $1.75 million system — the third of its kind in the world and the
first outside of Europe
Binghamton University earns "very high research" status in Carnegie Classifications joining other elite national universities.
Binghamton University ranks #13 for top STEM Universities in the country by Learn.org. Check out Best STEM Schools to find out why.
MSE Faculty Affiliate Scott Schiffres earns NSF career award: Mechanical engineer looks for alloys to dissipate heat more quickly than materials in current use
Exciting new battery research by Associate Professor and MSE Director Louis Piper makes the journal cover of Materials Chemistry A for the Royal Society of Chemistry.