Carnegie Mellon University Materials Science and Engineering

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is one of seven academic departments in Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering. MSE has a long and distinguished tradition in materials education and research, and today our faculty continue to address the more important and challenging issues at the forefront of science and technology.

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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http://www.cmu.edu/engineering/materials/
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Computer Sciences

Data-frugal deep learning optimizes microstructure imaging

Most often, we recognize deep learning as the magic behind self-driving cars and facial recognition, but what about its ability to safeguard the quality of the materials that make up these advanced devices? Professor of Materials ...

Engineering

New material system resetting the standard in orthopedics

Each year, roughly 6 million Americans break a bone and head to their doctor for a plaster or fiberglass cast. After six long weeks of keeping the cast dry and resisting the urge to scratch the skin underneath, the patients ...

Engineering

Using machine vision for 3-D printing

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering have developed machine vision technology that can autonomously identify and sort metal 3-D printing powder types with an accuracy of more than 95 percent—more ...

Computer Sciences

Using machine learning to understand materials

Whether you realize it or not, machine learning is making your online experience more efficient. The technology, designed by computer scientists, is used to better understand, analyze, and categorize data. When you tag your ...

Engineering

The intersection of 3-D printing and machine learning

In the past the applications of metal additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3-D printing, have primarily been confined to prototyping. Recently, the field has begun to undergo a major transition, as researchers push ...

Engineering

Powering sea to space

Magnetic materials pose major limitations in power electronic applications at high frequencies, but MSE Professor Michael McHenry and alums Paul Ohodnicki, Alex Leary and Sam Kernion have made advancements on materials and ...