Materials Science & Engineering

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MSE students receive SEC award for ski goggle invention

A group of Materials Science & Engineering students received a $1100 award from the Student Entrepreneurial Club and $1000 from a private donor to develop a More ...


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Innovative Cookstoves

Materials Science & Engineering alums David Toledo  (BS, '10) and Paul Slusser (BS/MS, '09) have developed an innovative way to power your USB devices with simply heat, water and a hearty meal. More…

Message from the Department Chair

Feng Liu

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Utah is the only ABET accredited Materials Science and Engineering program in the State of Utah.


We offer a comprehensive materials science and engineering curriculum, state of-the-art laboratory facilities and faculty with diverse research backgrounds. Our undergraduate program prepares students interested in advance degrees or working for high-tech industries.  Our graduate research program has strength with international recognition in focused areas of nano-energy materials as well as continuing the research for new materials in an ever changing world. The faculty and staff are dedicated to give our students a memorable and life-changing experience studying and researching the wonderful world of materials.

If you have questions concerning our curriculum or research possibilities please contact us.

Feng Liu
Professor and Chair

MSE Department Calendar

Spring 2013

  • April 23
    • Last day of Spring Semester
  • April 24-30
  • May 1
    • Commencement, 6pm
  • May 2
    • Convocation, 7pm


Related Offices, Labs & Links


Nano Institute of Utah

Materials Characterization Lab

College of Engineering

2014 Spring Semester Guidelines

Last Updated: 4/17/14