Can’t live without your super-fast smartphone? You can thank (or blame) materials science for it. Appreciate your fuel-efficient car? Brought to you in part by new materials! At UW-Madison, we’re driven by the belief that scientists and engineers must collaborate to help solve our world’s increasingly complex problems. Materials science and engineering offers you the toolkit you’ll need to be a part of that collaboration.
We discover new materials and take existing ones to new heights. Our pioneering faculty members will help you understand the fundamental concepts in materials science and engineering so that you can develop the materials of our future.