Examining the intersection of materials science and machine learning Opens in new window
The Center of Excellence on Data-Driven Discovery of Multifunctional Materials Systems (D3OM2S) recently hosted a workshop where attendees discussed current challenges and opportunities for machine learning in the context of material design and fabrication.
Dowd Fellowship supports “high-risk, high-reward” research Opens in new window
Each year, thanks to a generous gift from alumnus Philip Dowd (B.S. MSE ’63) and his wife Marsha, the Dowd Engineering Seed Fund for Graduate Student Fellowships supports a year of doctoral expenses for multiple Ph.D. students.
CMU to Lead NASA Space Technology Research Institute Opens in new window
A new NASA Space Technology Research Institute (STRI) led by Carnegie Mellon University seeks to shorten the cycle required to design, manufacture, and test parts that can withstand the conditions of space travel through constructing models for qualification and certification.
Lab work makes for easier class work Opens in new window
Terry Feng says his research experience gave him an edge in working with the tools and equipment he used in his materials science courses—particularly in using the scanning electron microscope to study material properties of the gallium oxide films he grew in Lisa Porter’s lab.