The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is consistently rated among the top materials science and engineering programs in the world. Our faculty members, their research groups, and the quality of our educational programs and graduates are internationally recognized. With our faculty and staff, we are proud to have a diverse group of individuals dedicated to creating a unique and demanding educational program while conducting significant and visionary research. The departmental faculty and graduate field members of Materials Science and Engineering specialize in four primary research areas: Energy Production and Storage, Electronics and Photonics, Bioinspired Materials and Systems, and Green Technologies.
Director: Professor R. Bruce van Dover
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Professor Huili (Grace) Xing
Director of Graduate Studies: Associate Professor Lara Estroff