MatSE is dedicated to maintaining an environment free of harassment and free of discrimination for all people, especially those marginalized because of their identity status. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. Learn more and find resources.
Schedule a meeting in Steidle Building
Conference room policy and scheduling
Steidle Building conference rooms support academic pursuits such as studying and collaboration. Click here to schedule.
Keys and card access for Steidle Building
Swipe card access is needed to access some areas of the building
Information and forms for requesting keys or card access to MatSE facilities in Steidle Building, click here.
The MatSE Financial Office is here to assist with all University related financial needs
The MatSE Financial Office assists with University related financial needs: purchase cards, PO and order requests, employee reimbursement, non-employee reimbursement, travel and meal expenses, and tax exemptions. Click here for MatSE Financial Office.
MatSE Human Resources
New hire information and forms
Committed to providing a safe working environment
MatSE is committed to providing a safe working environment for all members of the department. We insist that all faculty, staff, students, and researchers use safe work methods and practices at all times. Learn more about Safety First in MatSE.
Research equipment technical support
Research support and technical assistance in Steidle Building
Research support and technical assistance is available for all labs and equipment in the Steidle Building as well as in the Machine Shop, Glassblowing Shop and other facilities. Click here for more information or to request assistance.
Assists in creating solutions to problems and conflicts within the MatSE community
- Steidle Building: Nathan Smith
- Materials Research Institute: Venkatraman Gopalan
Click here to access information about:
- Exam printing
- Promotion and tenure
- Travel and expenses
- David J. Green Materials Faculty Service Award Fund
MatSE poster printing services
For department members only
MatSE offers poster printing and framing to MatSE faculty, staff, and students. You are responsible for the completion of your project design work—the department is only responsible for printing and/or framing. Learn more here.
Marketing and communications
Branding and multimedia
MatSE marketing communications specialist is available to assist with your multimedia needs from web design and development to graphic design to social media strategy. Learn more here.
The MatSE Green Team is a group of faculty, staff, and students volunteering to take specific actions to help our department operate in a more efficient, innovative, and healthy way. Click here to learn more.
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Resources
Resources for faculty and staff
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' Office of the Dean is dedicated to providing support to more than 400 of the University's best faculty and staff. Those who work for the college can quickly access the tools and resources they need by clicking here.
This is a department internal password protected site: https://www.matse.psu.edu/protected-page?destination=node/1703&back=depa...