Materials Research Science & Engineering Center

  • 421 Washington Ave SE, 435 Amundson Hall

    55455 Minneapolis

    United States

Organization profile

Organization profile

The University of Minnesota Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) enables important areas of future technology, ranging from biomedicine, separations, and plastic electronics to security, renewable energy, and information technology. The UMN MRSEC manages an extensive program in education and career development. Center research activities are integrated with educational programs, providing interdisciplinary training of students and postdocs. The MRSEC is bolstered by a broad complement of over 35 companies that contribute directly to IRG research through intellectual, technological, and financial support. International research collaborations and student exchanges are pursued with leading research labs in Asia and Europe. The UMN MRSEC benefits from an extensive suite of materials synthesis, characterization and computational facilities.

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Projects 1998 2020

Partnership for Research and Education in Materials

Lodge, T. P.


Project: Research project

University of Minnesota MRSEC (DMR-1420013)

Lodge, T. P.


Project: Research project


11/1/14 → …

Project: Research project

Research Output 1986 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Attraction of indirect excitons in van der Waals heterostructures with three semiconducting layers

Sammon, M. & Shklovskii, B. I., Apr 1 2019, In : Physical Review B. 99, 16, 165403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A virtual-source emission-diffusion I-V model for ultra-thin black phosphorus field-effect transistors

Yarmoghaddam, E., Haratipour, N., Koester, S. J. & Rakheja, S., Apr 28 2019, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 125, 16, 165706.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

field effect transistors
electric potential

Bacterial Toxicity of Germanium Nanocrystals Induced by Doping with Boron and Phosphorus

Zhi, B., Yang, Y., Hudson-smith, N. V., Kortshagen, U. R. & Haynes, C. L., Aug 23 2019, In : ACS Applied Nano Materials. 2, 8, p. 4744-4755

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities 2018 2018

  • 2 Submitted presentation or panel

Analysis of Thermal Conductivity in Bulk and Thin‐Film β‐Ga2O3 Using Time‐Domain Thermoreflectance (TDTR)

Jie Zhu (Speaker), Sandhaya Koirala (Speaker), Xuewang Wu (Speaker), Yingying Zhang (Speaker), Steven J Koester (Speaker), Xiaojia Wang (Speaker)
May 31 2018

Activity: Talk typesSubmitted presentation or panel

Anisotropic Optical Properties of Exfoliated Thin-Film β-Ga2O3

Sandhaya Koirala (Speaker), Seon Namgung (Speaker), Mahmoud R Atalla (Speaker), Matthew C. Robbins (Speaker), Rui Ma (Speaker), Sang-Hyun Oh (Speaker), Steven J Koester (Speaker)
Apr 6 2018

Activity: Talk typesSubmitted presentation or panel


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Short Term Faculty Fellow

Chris Hogan (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

John H. Dillon Medal

Mahesh Mahanthappa (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Kenneth T. Whitby Award

Chris Hogan (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

science and technology