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Welcome to Materials Science and Engineering

 
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is a research-centered educational environment whose mission is to enhance the productivity, quality, and benefit of materials-related learning to its students, faculty, and community. DMSE bears a commitment to the improvement of materials technology as an advantaged academic unit equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in areas of materials surface analysis, mechanical characterization, and an extensive suite of advanced electron microscopy instrumentation that act in synergy to consistently thrust us among the top tiers of materials research institutions in the nation.

News

Mohsen Seifi receives ASTM Thesis Project Grant

Mohsen Seifi, Doctoral researcher at Case Western Reserve University is one of the recipients of the 2013 ASTM International Project Grants Award for his thesis research on the Fracture and Fatigue behavior of Al-Mg Alloys After Long-Time Low Temperature Exposures. His research focuses on understanding the Sensitization effects on the fracture and fatigue crack growth behavior of Al-Mg alloys which are widely used in naval applications. He presented this work at the ASTM bi-annual meeting in November 2013 and received an award. The details of this award are available here.

Professor Lewandowski wins 2014 TMS Leadership Award


John J. Lewandowski, the Arthur P. Armington Professor of Engineering II in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, has received the 2014 Leadership Award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS).
 
The organization gives the award annually to recognize an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the national and international materials community in the fields of metallurgy and materials.
 
Lewandowski will accept his award at a ceremony during the TMS Annual Meeting in San Diego Feb. 18. 

Professor Carter named a TMS Young Leader

Prof. Carter was named a 2014 TMS Structural Materials Division Young Leader. The award recognizes early-career individuals, under the age of 40, for their potential as future leaders within TMS and the materials and engineering community it serves. Award winners have unique opportunities to become more involved in society activities and to network with prominent TMS members. Advancing professional growth of TMS’s young members is part of the mission of the TMS Foundation, the award sponsor. It has tripled the original size of the award class in 2014, as well as added a second prestigious Early Career Faculty Fellowship and collaborated in support of a new international scholarship. Additional information on The TMS Division Young Leader Award winners can be found here