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

UD Engineering’s Best of 2017

Top 10 UD engineering developments of the year The University of Delaware’s College of Engineering celebrated plenty of good news this year. We welcomed 16 new faculty members and two members of the dean’s team. Our scholars are publishing breakthroughs in top...

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Theory and Practice Converge at ‘Smart Cities’ Symposium

Two-day gathering looks at issues of justice, sustainability in urban development Phil Barnes looked around the Trabant Center Theater during a break and saw exactly what he hoped to see at the University of Delaware's two-day Smart Cities and Sustainable Energy...

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Winners at AIChE Annual Meeting

Students Victoria Muir, Trent Simonetti and Rob Cipolla earned awards at the 2017 AIChE annual meeting University of Delaware students, faculty and alumni won awards at the 2017 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) annual meeting, which ran from Oct. 29 to...

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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.

Changing the color
of light

UD team awarded $1 million Keck Foundation grant for novel research on light