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The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell University is one of the premier MSE programs internationally. We earned this position through our leadership in innovative interdisciplinary research and our dedication to providing an exceptional education at all levels.

Recent News

We are excited to welcome Nicole Benedek to MSE!

Meet materials theorist Professor Nicole Benedek!

We are excited to welcome Professor R. Bruce van Dover as the new director of our department!

Professor R. Bruce van Dover entered into the director position on July 1, 2015

We are excited to welcome Associate Professor Lara Estroff as our new Director of Graduate Studies!

Associate Professor Lara Estroff entered into the role of DGS on July 1, 2015

Associate Professor Robinson received a Fulbright Scholar award, 2015.

Robinson was chosen for his academic merit and leadership potential.

Latest Spotlights

Welcome Debdeep Jena

Electronic devices have become ubiquitous; they are in our kitchens, bathrooms, cars, and even our clothes. As these devices have shrunk to near

Welcome Grace Xing

Silicon-based semiconductors have been of primary importance to the electronics revolution of the past 50 years. Professor Grace Xing is working on what comes next. She is one of