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Winter 2018

Welcome to the winter 2018 issue of the Cal Poly Materials Engineering Department newsletter. INSIDE: A couple of outstanding students (Juan Ortiz Salazar, Michael Chapiro), who each have real-world ventures to share; alumna Ursula Krummel, who was recently honored as Cal Poly’s first woman in metallurgy); and our newest faculty faces (Yong Hao, John Nelson, Eric Paton, Ryan Smith).


Fall 2016

Holiday Greetings from MATE Faculty & Staff, Driven to Save Fuel, Materials Engineering Unplugged, Nice Work at NACE Conference, Finding His Perfect Blend: Drew Felker

Summer 2015

Summer Greetings from Chair, Students' Aluminum Alloy Project Is Unalloyed Success, Alum's Work Is Illuminating: Michael Deagen, In the HotHouse, iFixit Pans for Gold at Cal Poly, Forging Ahead: Students Test Their Mettle in Blade-making Competition


Fall 2014

Chair's Message, Matthew Vance Receives Engineering Education Award, Thinking Like an Engineer: Learn by Doing - and Reflecting, Achieving "Materials" Success, EPIC '12 Campers Turned EPIC '14 Lab Assistants, New Faculty Member: Jean Lee - On Environmental Sustainability, Alumni's Success Hinges on ...a Hinge: Ann Livingston-Peters


Fall 2013

Message from the Chair, Seeing the Future in Malta's Past: Erik Nelson Delves into Underwater Archeology and Robotics, Beyond the Surface: Optical Interferometer Offers a 3-D Look at Surface Characteristics of Materials, A Driving Force: Ann Livingston-Peters Receives SWE Award, Materials Engineering Dept - A Mover and 'Maker" behind SLO's First Maker Faire



Special thanks to Galen Ricard (CENG Staff Writer), Amy Hewes, (Directory of Marketing & Communications), Dennis Steers (Photographer), and Miles Clark (CENG Web Coordinator) for working with our department to write, design, and archive our newsletters.




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