Areas of Research

Explore our research areas, current projects, and the related faculty.


Developing innovative technologies to address biological challenges from wound healing and organ transplants to slowing the spread of cancer throughout the body.

Computational Materials

Exploring how materials behave and accelerating the discovery of new materials using physical modeling and machine learning.

Materials for Energy

Materials development for clean and sustainable energy technologies.

Functional Materials

Using the unique properties of materials to develop new technologies for sustainable energy, biological, and defense applications.

Optoelectronic and Magnetic Materials

Designing materials responsive to electric and magnetic fields for applications in sustainable energy, biomarker detection, space flight, and more.

Structural Materials

Creating innovative processing methods and advanced materials for real-world applications from body protection to space exploration.

Meet the MatSci Faculty

Leaders in their fields and in our classrooms. Learn about our faculty and their areas of interest.