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Material Advantage is a professional Engineering Society dedicated to inspiring youth through hands on outreach,
enhancing student professional development, and promoting the world of Material Science & Engineering.

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Outreach Events

For outreach events with open spots, please e-mail matadv@uw.edu if you wish to attend.
  • RSVP BY 4/3/17 - Laurelhurst Elementary Science Fair - 4/5/17 - 6:00 pm
  • RSVP BY 4/19/17 - John Rogers Elementary STEM Night - 4/21/17 - 6:00 pm
  • RSVP BY 4/25/17 - Coe Elementary School Science Fair - 4/27/17 - Time TBD
  • RSVP BY 4/30/17 - Briarcrest Elementary Science Night - 5/2/17 - 5:30 pm
  • RSVP BY 5/9/17 - Jane Addams Middle School Science Fair - 5/10/17 - 6:30 pm
  • RSVP BY 5/17/17 - Shoreline STEM Festival - 5/20/17 - 10:00 am
  • RSVP BY 7/3/17 - Matsci Camp (High School) - 7/10/17 - Time TBD
  • RSVP BY 7/17/17 - Matsci Camp (Middle School) - 7/26/17 - Time TBD
  • Renton Prep Christian School - 10/10/2016 - Closed
  • Highland Terrace Elementary School Science Night - 12/2/16 - Closed
  • Bryant Elementary Science Fair Project Teams - 1/6/17 to 3/3/17 - Closed
  • STUDIO MA Exhibition - 1/24/17 - Closed
  • Echo Lake Elementary Science Night - 1/26/16 - Closed
  • 2017 PSEC Engineering Fair - 2/4/17 - Closed
  • Enumclaw STEM Expo - 2/9/17 - Closed
  • Bryant Elementary Science Fair - 3/9/17 - Closed
  • Catharine Blaine K-8 - 3/14/17 - Closed
  • McGilvra Elementary Sci-Pi Night - 3/14/17 - Closed
  • Kennydale Elementary Science Night - 3/23/17 - Closed

Tours

For tours with open spots, please e-mail matadv@uw.edu if you wish to attend.
  • Honeywell - Time TBD
  • Nucor - Time TBD
  • Matrix Genetics - Time TBD
  • Fluke - 10/17/16 - Closed
  • Exotic Steel and Welding - 10/18/16 - Closed
  • Crane Aerospace & Electronics - 11/30/16 - Closed
  • 520 Bridge Project - 2/17/17 - Closed

Social Events

  • Kickoff Pizza Party - 11/3/16 - Closed
  • MA Bowling & Pizza Party - 01/17/17 - Closed

ASM Puget Sound Networking Dinners

  • Benefit of HIP and HT 4 Ti AM (Bodycote) - 11/8/16 - Closed
  • December ASM Dinner Meeting - 12/14/16 - Closed
  • February ASM Dinner Meeting - 02/15/17 - Closed
  • March 2017 ASM Dinner Meeting - 03/14/17 - Closed
  • ASM Puget Sound April Dinner Meeting - 04/11/17

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Meet Our Team

Joey Law

President

Nathan Laurie

Vice-President

Yuri Miyamato

Secretary

Jialu Sun

Financial Officer

Everet Wang

Outreach Coordinator

We are also now looking for general officers!

Please e-mail matadv@uw.edu for more information.

Industry Tours

The University of Washington Material Advantage chapter strives to show students the side of materials they will not see in class. Industry tours are exciting and insightful looks at what a potential MSE might be working on. Many companies have participated in the past, and we look forward to many more tours during the 2016-2017 school year.

2014-2015 Tour of Jamco

2014-2015 Tour of Fluke

2014-2015 Tour of Nucor Steel Seattle Inc.

2016-2017 Tour of Fluke

2016-2017 Tour of Crane Electronics

Outreach

We are committed to presenting exciting educational material to empower our community, in addition to increasing public awareness of Materials Science and Engineering.

Outreach sessions are presented to a variety of student (K - 12 and community college) and parent audiences using demonstration kits and various media. Please contact our outreach coordinator to organize an outreach event for your class or science fair.

We are always open to new ideas and volunteers. If you have any questions, or would like to volunteer, please do not hesitate to contact us at: matadv@uw.edu

Examples of available demonstrations include:

  • Space Shuttle Thermal Insulation Technology
  • Ferromagnetism
  • Polymer Crosslinking in Silly Putty
  • Glass Transition Temperature
  • Optical Refractive Index

May 2016 - Shoreline STEM Festival and Science Fair.

October 2016 - Renton Prep Christian School

December 2016 - Highland Terrace Elemantry Science Fair.

Competitions

If you are interested in any of the competitions below, please e-mail matadv@uw.edu if you wish to participate.

Contact Info

Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195

matadv@uw.edu

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