Thinking about applying for a fellowship? You Should! Check out these slides for some starting points for common fellowships MSE students apply for:

Fellowship information

To give you some more info about the prelim process, we’ll be having Dr. Kvam and Dr. Trumble give you a short intro on 8/25 at 4:30pm in ARMS B071. After about a half hour, we’ll switch to a grad student panel with people who have completed their prelim. Post any questions […]

Prelim info session coming up!

Check out the new professional development resources – it’s great for finding more information on fellowships, travel grants, career fairs, and professional organizations in the materials discipline. Do you see something missing? Email me (Alex Bruce) about it! This is meant to be a living document, and hopefully crowd sourced 🙂

New professional development resources posted!

MSE students arriving at cabin
MSEGSA hosted a ski trip to Cascade Mountain near Baraboo, Wisconsin on the weekend of January 15th, 2016. This is the second year for the event. Participants shared accommodations at a nearby cabin. Thanks to Dan Klenosky for organizing the event.  

MSE Ski Trip

MSE GSA members were excited to kick off the fall with a Friday evening excursion to Indiana’s largest corn maze at Exploration Acres! (Largest Corn Maze! Say What?!) A group of ~15 MSE graduate students ventured out to the corn maze and managed to find their way through it. The maze was […]

Fall Fun!

MSEGSA Secretary, Anna Walter, successfully passed her preliminary exam today (Oct. 2nd)! Congratulations to Anna, Ph.D. Candidate!

Congrats to Anna!

    This year’s tailgate for the Purdue vs Virginia Tech game was a blast!


The Welcome Back BBQ is hosted annually by MSEGSA at Professor Kvam’s house. This years event was a great success!  

Welcome Back BBQ