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Snowflake - Biomaterials Laboratory Group

Materials science and engineering at Drexel is exquisite.  Light microscopic image of novel biomimetic aggrecan mixed with NaCl solution, a biomaterial mimic being investigated for use in numerous soft tissue applications. Image taken by Dr. Katsiaryna Prudnikova and colorized by undergraduate Joseph Sincavage in the Biomaterials Laboratory Group. Learn More

MXene

Materials science and engineering at Drexel is ground-breaking. Scanning Electron Micrograph of MXene thin film produced by rolling. Image courtesy of PhD student Michael Ghidiu. Learn More

Fluorine Anions

Drexel’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering research has the potential to positively impact society.  Thin film developments by Drexel Materials researchers suggest new ways to control electrical, optical, and magnetic properties in oxide films. Image courtesy of Professors May and Li. Learn More

Multi-Channel Pipette

Drexel Materials undergraduate students get involved in hands-on research starting in their freshman year. BS/MS student Pelin Kansu adds substrate for an Elisa like assay with a multi-channel pipette. Learn More

Thin Film Sample

The PhD program in Drexel Materials is ranked 11th by the National Research Council. PhD student James Nathaniel prepares a thin film sample. Learn More

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Philly Materials Day - 2015

Philly Materials Day

February 17 2015

On Saturday, February 7, 2015, approximately 1,300 kids and adults came out to experience the field of materials science and engineering first-hand at the fifth annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day.

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Andrew Magenau

Dr. Andrew Magenau to Join Department in Fall 2015

February 06 2015

Dr. Magenau’s research group at Drexel University will be focused on developing innovative polymerization platforms that generate functional soft materials addressing needs at the interface of chemistry, biology, and materials science.

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Boris Dyatkin

Boris Dyatkin Receives DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Award

January 28 2015

PhD candidate Boris Dyatkin (advisor: Yury Gogotsi) has received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award for the project, “In situ Neutron Scattering Study of the Impact of Surface Defects on Double Layer Capacitance of Porous Carbon.”

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What is Materials Science & Engineering?

Materials Science and Engineering is a multi-disciplinary field at the forefront of all emerging technologies and is critical for future developments in energy and the environment, health and medicine, extreme environments, and information technology. The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University is recognized as a leader in these areas, offering an ABET-accredited bachelor’s degree program and master’s and doctoral degree programs, engaging students in instruction and research. Learn More