University of Wisconsin–Madison


MRSEC Honored Scholar Travel Award

Apply for the MRSEC Honored Scholar Travel Award! The award supports travel to materials research and educational conferences. Click here for MRSEC Honored Scholar Travel Award.


“Improv to Improve Science Communication”

An improvisation course designed to improve both teaching and science communication skills was developed by the MRSEC in collaboration with the Delta program and a local theater company. Click here to view Delta Spring 2018 Courses.


Delta Program

The UW MRSEC collaborates with the Delta program as part of its efforts to provide broad professional development to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in and beyond the center. The Delta Program hosts a variety of annual workshops to help participants with their professional development around teaching and learning. See below for upcoming workshops.

Teaching Inclusively
Date: Tuesday, December 5
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Register HERE


MRSEC Executive Committee

The UW MRSEC has postdoc and graduate student members on the executive committee – one representative from each IRG. This provides the representatives with the opportunity to develop leadership skills and ensures that students and postdoctoral associates in the center have a voice in decision-making processes. The student representatives of the MRSEC Executive Committee are selected on an annual basis. Interested? Contact Kate Salter at


Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Create a free account to establish your own IDP. Explore career possibilities and set goals for the career path that fits you best!


UWAMIC LinkedIn Group

Connect with Wisconsin Materials Industry using the popular professional networking website LinkedIn.


The Postdoc Bulletin

Click here to view the current Postdoc Bulletin which includes information on career planning, upcoming events, professional development opportunities and funding opportunities.