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Barsoum 30th Anniversary

The event is $50 per person. In addition, contributions can be made to support an undergraduate scholarship in Dr. Barsoum’s honor. Learn More

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


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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Alexander McBride

Alexander McBride Awarded 2016 Udall Scholarship

May 04 2016

BS student Alexander McBride has been awarded a 2016 Udall Undergraduate Scholarship.

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Amanda Huon

PhD Candidate Amanda Huon Receives SCGSR Fellowship

May 04 2016

PhD candidate Amanda Huon (advisor: Dr. Steve May) has received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Fellowship award to be conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) over nine months beginning July 2016.

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Amanda Pentecost 2016

Sarah Gleeson and Jessica Weaver

Drexel Materials Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research and DoD NDSEG Fellowships

May 02 2016

Drexel Materials PhD students Sarah Gleeson and Jessica Weaver have been awarded prestigious 2016 national graduate fellowships.

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Dr. Christopher Li and Ziyin Huang

Li and Ziyin Huang Receive Drexel Engineering Awards

April 29 2016

Professor Christopher Li and BS/MS student Ziyin Huang have been honored with 2016 College of Engineering awards.

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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