The Olsen Fellowship was established in 2019, endowed by alumnus Greg Olsen’s $25 million gift to UVA Engineering.
UVA Materials Science and Engineering Virtual Visit Program
Materials science and engineering is a dynamic field that is instrumental in advancing all engineering disciplines. We play an active role in translating fundamental research results into real-world applications.
Joining our program will prepare you to excel and adapt to an evolving, open-ended future, as part of a mutually support and inclusive community. We invite you to meet our faculty, explore our innovative research, and see how we impact the nation’s technology priorities for the benefit of society. If you are eager to pursue research in high-performance materials for sustainability, public health, global competitiveness and national defense, then you have arrived at the right place.
Assistant Professor Liheng Cai collaborated with Brookhaven National Laboratory to conduct soft biomatter research.
Deijkers and Wadley found a way to greatly extend the life of the materials used in these jet engines.
Opila collaborates with two MURI teams to investigate materials capable of operating at extreme temperatures.