K-12 Fieldtrips to UT!

This semester, we look forward to hosting four K-12 fieldtrips to UT. We are looking for volunteers to work on a team to help with planning, hosting experiments, give lab tours, and provide tours of the campus. Volunteer training will take place before the event.

Sign up to volunteer here- Next Fieldtrip is on November 14!

CDCM MRSEC Calendar:

Stay up to date with all events at the Center by adding the MRSEC calendar to your calendar list!

MRSEC Calendar

November Events:

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Seminar- November 8 10:00- 11:00 AM | SLC Hosted Seminar- Professor Long Ju, MIT | EER Innovation Center

Event- November 10, 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM | Industry Mentor Program Kickoff | Zoom

Volunteer- November 14, 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM | Dearing Elementary School 2nd Grade Fieldtrip | Main UT Campus

Seminar- November 13, 2:00- 3:00 PM | SLC Hosted Seminar- Professor Nikoleta Theodoropoulou, Texas State | EER Innovation Center

Seminar- November 16, 9:30- 10:30 AM | SLC Hosted Seminar- Professor William Brittain, Texas State | EER Innovation Center

Find a Full List of MRSEC Events Here!

The Materials Universe Podcast

We are excited to announce that the trailer and first episode for the first season of The Materials Universe Podcast are out now! In this episode we interview Dr. Edward Yu from the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Yu talks about his research, his path to UT, semiconductors, the CHIPS and Science Act, and the future of semiconductors.

Whether you are a student, a professional, or just curious about materials, this podcast is for you! Interviews with researchers from the Center for Dynamics and Control of Materials will be posted monthly and our first official episode is out now!


Listen now on Spotify and Apple Music, or wherever you get your podcasts and don't forget to follow and rate the podcast on your viewing platform!

Call for Student Research Presentations

at All Student Meeting on 12/12/23

The MRSEC is hosting a Center-wide Student Meeting on Tuesday, December 12th, from 11-12:30.  

At the meeting we’ll be showcasing student research and are looking for 4-5 students to present 10 minute research talks that provide a high level overview of the research they are conducting. 

This will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase your work and gain valuable experience presenting to a broad audience. In addition to MRSEC student speakers there will also be several students from our sister center, the Texas State PREM presenting their work.

Please sign up here if you are interested in giving a short talk.

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month! During this time of national reflection, we encourage you to read through this list of events, exhibits and stories that recognize and celebrate Native American history and culture.

National First-Gen Day

Join in on a campus-wide celebration of the University’s growing community of first-gen Longhorns.

This event is part of the University’s First-Gen Week, a series of events held on campus from Nov. 6-10.

More info here!

Where: Main Mall

When: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m

MRSEC Social Pods

The MRSEC SLC is excited to announce the new Social Pods Program! To facilitate community in the Center, all MRSEC students and postdocs will be placed into social groups. At the end of the academic year, the social group with the most participation in MRSEC events will recieve a reward.

Be on the lookout for more info soon!

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