Materials Science and engineering

We strive to find technical solutions that improve the environment and other living conditions for people.

OUR RESEARCH AREAS/ DIVISIONS: 
Applied Materials ScienceApplied Mechanics, Biomedical EngineeringMicrosystems TechnologyNanotechnology and Functional MaterialsSolar Cell TechnologySolid State Physics and Myfab - infrastructure for cleanroom based research

STUDY MATERIALS SCIENCE

Uppsala University has world-leading research in materials science. In addition to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, research and education in the field of materials science also takes place at other departments, all of which are located at the Ångström Laboratory, one of Europe's most advanced laboratories for functional materials and energy research.

The need to develop existing and new materials exists in all industries and areas of society, not least to solve today's most challenging energy and environmental problems, and the prospects are extremely promising. Become involved in one of the world's most important and progressive areas of science!

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WE DEVELOP MATERIALS THAT DRIVES TECHNOLOGY FORWARD

Materials science and technology is an exciting and vibrant interdisciplinary research area. The Department of Materials Science and Engineering has innovative researchers, state-of-the-art facilities and a highly collaborative research environment that can take on technical and societal challenges both now and in the future. Such as development of new solar cells, development of sustainable energy storage with organic nanomaterials, improvement of biomaterials that can be used in hard tissue applications or as delivery systems for medicines, to name a few. Read more on our page about research or go directly to our research areas/divisions below.

Our research

MYFAB UPPSALA - RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE FOR CLEANROOM BASED RESEARCH

Myfab is a distributed national research infrastructure for cleanroom based research and development in microtechnology, nanoscience and materials research. Together with Uppsala University, also KTH, Chalmers and Lund University contribute to this comprehensive infrastructure, serving about 800 users with a similar number of instruments. Myfab is open for academic research as well as industrial development.

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Last modified: 2021-12-01