Materials Science + Engineering Center News
UW-Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic and community makers working together to produce face shields for local hospitals
UW-Eau Claire’s Materials Science and Engineering Center is working with Mayo Clinic and a group of community makers to produce face shields for health care workers in all the hospitals in the Chippewa Valley.
First Blugolds to graduate from UW-Eau Claire with degrees in materials science and engineering
This spring, Jordan Egner-Schnitzler, Brynn Dallmann, Nick Reding and Aaron Deacon will become the first Blugolds to graduate from UW-Eau Claire with degrees in materials science and engineering.
Blugold team competes in first-ever Assistive Tech Challenge
A team of materials science students and a low-vision Blugold teamed up to tackle a Mayo Clinic-sponsored technology pitch aimed at solving the everyday challenges that face students and citizens with disabilities.
High achievements lead to higher degree at high elevation
Materials Science student Sarah Sortedahl gained meaningful research experience studying superconducting wires at UW-Eau Claire which inspired her to pursue a PhD in Materials Science at Colorado School of Mines.
Materials Science capstone leads to plastics careers
Two senior materials science majors tested the strength and stiffness of injection molded plastic parts. Their results have contributed to the new MS+E processing lab, and they have landed industrial positions in the plastics industry.
Nontraditional student finds success in materials science department
Veteran student and Blugold alum Erik Engness found acceptance, friendship and inspiration in the material sciences department at UW-Eau Claire. By conducting undergraduate research, taking leadership positions in a campus organization and even becoming a co-founder of a nonprofit event, Erik truly found nontraditional levels of success.