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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.

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Cornell achieves a new record in deep ultraviolet photonics

Jena/Xing group recently achieved 40% internal quantum efficiency (IQE) for DUV emission at 219...

Materials scientist Jin Suntivich to study fuel cells differently

Suntivich, awarded $750,000 by the U.S. Dept of Energy’s 2017 Early Career Research Program

Wiesner team images tiny quasicrystals as they form

A Cornell multidisciplinary team devised a way to get a time-lapse look at the early formation of...

Mechanisms found to explain atypical femoral fractures

A research team led by Eve Donnelly, assistant professor in materials science and engineering, has...

Latest Spotlights

What goes on in there? A visit to Cornell’s Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility

A guided tour of Cornell's CNF, which in 2017 will celebrate 40 years of operations at the very edge of nanoscale science and technology.

Inside Look: M.Eng. Degree in Materials Science and Engineering

An inside look at what it’s like to earn a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in materials science and engineering at Cornell.