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

Recent News

Researcher of the Month: April Kloxin

ACS Polymer Chemistry Division Researcher of the Month for May 2018 April Kloxin, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and materials science and engineering at the University of Delaware, is the ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry Researcher of...

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UD announces solar institute director

William Shafarman to lead Institute of Energy Conversion William N. Shafarman, a University of Delaware scientist with more than 30 years of experience developing solar energy technologies and research partnerships, has been appointed director of UD’s Institute of...

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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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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