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Facilities and centers

Materials Science and Engineering is constantly expanding and upgrading its research laboratories and facilities, including the reimagined 102,000-square-foot Holden Hall, our department's home. Opening in spring 2022, it will include high-tech laboratories for materials research, new computational spaces for transdisciplinary collaboration, and three new 50-seat classrooms equipped with the latest A/V capabilities.

This and our many other research facilities and centers ensure our graduates are prepared to meet the challenges of a fast-changing world that is hungry for new and improved materials.

Faculty contacts by research area

Opportunities abound for undergraduate and graduate student research in materials science and engineering and its partner centers and departments. Students can inquire about these opportunities by reaching out to faculty through the links below.