This honor recognizes Reinke’s contributions to materials science at surfaces of relevance to electronic and magnetic applications and...
Materials Science and Engineering: Translating fundamental discoveries at the nanoscale into materials that benefit society.
The vast majority of the materials people encounter every day have been engineered to have specific properties that make the materials useful or valuable. As materials scientists and engineers, our goal is to understand how the arrangement of the materials' structures on a very fine scale translates into materials with properties that can benefit society. Our department continually strives to expand its core strengths and to work across disciplines to address complex challenges, from more efficient jet engines to new electronic materials that extend the limits of Moore's law. With recent faculty hires, we have reinforced our expertise in corrosion, high-temperature materials, surfaces and interface science, electronic materials, and computational materials science. And we are firmly established in such emerging fields as two-dimensional materials, soft and/or biological materials, and functional thermal material systems.
Ph.D. student Samantha Jaszewski and '22 Ph.D. Shelby Fields published landmark studies that explain how to enhance the stability...
A National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship program award supports Chan's research.
UVA Engineering and the II-VI Foundation: Decade-long Partnership Offers a Launchpad for Graduate Students
Since 2012, UVA professor Jerrold A. Floro has earned II-VI Foundation funding for three projects resulting in new discoveries.
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$ 11 M
In sponsored research for FY 2021