Materials Science & Engineering

Student News


MSE Student wins 2014 Baker Award for Fuel Cell Research at Fuel Cell Seminar

LOS ANGELES - University of Utah Materials Science & Engineering student Lei Zhang ( Ph.D. candidate ) was honored at the 2014 Fuel Cell Seminar MORE ...

Department News


Utah team's new sensor could 'sniff out' dangerous chemicals

SALT LAKE CITY — New technology developed at the University of Utah could soon help emergency response teams detect dangerous gases and  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

Department Calendar

Spring 2015

  • February 16
    • Presidents' Day (University Closed)
  • March 6
    • Last Day to Withdraw from Classes
  • March 16-22
    • Spring Break (No Classes)

    Related Links


    Nano Institute of Utah

    Materials Characterization Lab

    College of Engineering

    The Undergraduate Materials Science & Engineering program is accredited by:
    The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET >>> 
    Last Updated: 1/27/15