Alumni Working at the Forefront of Jet Engine Technology
Vincent Ybanez has always been fascinated by the properties of different materials and how they can be used to solve complex problems. Now, as a key member of the Aftermarket and Sustainment Engineering team at Pratt and Whitney, he’s putting that expertise to work on some of the most cutting-edge engine technologies around.
MSE Alum Uses 3D Printing to Create Patient-Specific Models
MSE alumnus Adam Wentworth (2011) is a senior engineer at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he utilizes his master’s degree in materials science and engineering (mse) to create patient-specific anatomic models and surgical guides.
Winterstein Lands Fulbright Scholarship
Jonathan Winterstein, a doctoral student in Materials Science & Engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to carry out research at the Austrian Centre for Electron Microscopy and Nanoanalysis — an institute renowned for its high-quality electron spectroscopy and microscopy. The Centre is associated with the Technical University of Graz (TU Graz). Jonathan, who earned […]
Lauren Vitti Hones Leadership Skills within Engineering Sorority
While pursuing a challenging Engineering Physics/Materials Science major, fourth-year student Lauren Vitti still carves out time for her sorority, the six-year old Theta chapter of Phi Sigma Rho, a national engineering women’s social organization. At the UConn campus, Phi Sigma Rho affords female engineering students an academic and social support network that strengthens their sense […]
Intramural Sports a Home Run for Kyle Crosby
Graduating senior Kyle Crosby carves out time in his busy academic schedule to compete on intramural basketball and softball teams during the school year. The B.S. program in Materials Science & Engineering, combined with active intramural leagues and attractive scholarship incentives factored heavily in Kyle’s decision to come to UConn from his rural Pennsylvania home. […]