Research at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
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 the division pages.
Research centers etcetera
The Department of Engineering Sciences, which the Department of Materials and Engineering Science was a part of, ran or participated in several research centers and other larger collaborations within and outside Uppsala University:
Centre for renewable electrical power conversion