materials science and engineering

ZAZ Corner, a digital gallery that showcases artwork on a huge LED screen in Times Square, displays a video of gold coins dissolving in a solution.

Reverse Alchemy

A huge LED screen in Times Square shows gold coins dissolving in a solution. York Smith, an assistant professor in materials science and engineering, facilitated the science behind the art.


A major merger

The U’s departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Metallurgical Engineering recently merged into a single academic unit.


SUSTAINABLE SANITARY PAD

U engineers develop world’s first 100-percent biodegradable, yet comfortable, maxi pad.