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Matt Trexler
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Material Man at Under Armour

Inside the Innovation Lab of Under Armour, the $2.3 billion apparel and accessory company, Matt Trexler is among about 40 researchers who are assessing the latest technologies in everything from sensors to heart monitors to textiles.

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Donglei "Emma" Fan
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A Little Motor That Could

A research team led by Donglei “Emma” Fan, PhD ’07, has created a nanomotor that’s tiny enough to fit inside a human cell—and powerful enough to run for 15 continuous hours at the speed of a jet airplane motor (18,000 rpms).

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Sarah Hewes
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Sarah Hewes ’15

Sarah Hewes was selected as recipient of a Summer 2014 Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) for her project “3D printing of functional hydrogel-encapsulated microvessels.”

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Joshua Kays ’14

I like the emphasis on practical skills. Last semester I wrote a full-length proposal in NSF format. I thought that was actually very helpful.

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Travis DeJournett ’13

It is my experience that the community of graduate students in the Materials Science and Engineering Department are a close knit group who are always willing to lend a helping hand, whether it’s in the lab doing research or out of the lab deciding where to hang out in one of Baltimore’s many welcoming neighborhoods.

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Howie Joress ’12

Melting, Smelting, Casting and Refining is an awesome and unique course where we, through hands on methods, learn about the fundamentals of bulk metallurgy.

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Armen Melikian ’12

In our junior year, Materials Science and Engineering students are involved in a two-semester lab course. The first semester covers mechanical properties of materials, such as strength, elasticity, and fracture mechanics.

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