Graduate Program

The department offers a Masters of Science in Materials Science and a PhD in Materials Science.


  • Electronic Materials
  • Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials
  • Self-Assembly of Materials
  • Thin Film Materials
  • Materials Characterization
  • Polymers and Composites
  • Biological and Biomedical Materials
  • Photovoltaics
  • Photonic Materials
  • Nanomaterials

MSEG 20th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate 20 years of Materials Science & Engineering

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018

Where: Harker ISE Lab Atrium

Featuring ISE Lab tour, poster session and dinner. Check back soon for additional details and event registration!

Recent News

A Prominent Pair in Polymers

Materials science and engineering professors recognized for research collaboration spanning more than 30 years John Rabolt, the Karl. W. and Renate Böer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and D. Bruce Chase, a research professor in the Department of...

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Distinguished Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering LaShanda Korley joined UD this year as Distinguished Associate Professor of materials science and engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering. She is the director of a...

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UD’s Jack Gillespie honored

Gillespie is director of UD’s world-renowned Center for Composite Materials The University of Delaware’s John W. (Jack) Gillespie Jr. has been named a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). Since 1984, just 334 of the society’s 22,500-plus members have...

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Upcoming Events

Featured Gallery – Art in Materials

Each year, the department hosts an Art in Materials contest for students. These are some of the most recent submissions. Click to enlarge the images and learn more about the science behind each submission.

A Big Moment For Tiny Tech

Nanofabrication Lab is the future of science