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


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 by Society of Plastics Engineers

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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Delaware Bioscience CAT grants

12 collaborative grants funded in 2017 The Delaware Bioscience Center for Advanced Technology (Bioscience CAT) awarded twelve Applied Research Collaborations or Entrepreneurial Proof of Concept grants in 2017 Bioscience CAT is funded by the state of Delaware and is...

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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