Our research in the field of materials and nanotechnology is highly collaborative & interdisciplinary, with expertise in design, synthesis, characterization, and modeling & integration of materials and systems.   

Areas of focus include: advanced manufacturing; AI and machine learning for materials design; colloids & biomaterials; design & characterization of new catalytic materials; energy conversion & storage; nanoelectronics, optoelectronics, and photovoltaics; multiscale modeling & simulation; nanotechnology; graphene & carbon nanomaterials; quantum computing; biopolymers & polymeric materials processing; and soft matter.

We offer an Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Materials Science and Engineering.

Examples of research in faculty-led labs are highlighted below. Also, view faculty associated with this cross-cutting research area.