Research Groups

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University is home to a world-class faculty engaged in cutting-edge research in the synthesis, development, and application of advanced materials in an exciting urban environment. A core-enabling technology for all engineering disciplines, the area of materials science and engineering has a promising future.

Each tenure-track faculty member maintains his or her own research group focusing on their particular area of expertise. There are four overarching research themes prevelant in the department: Materials for Energy, Materials for Health,  Materials in Extreme Environments, and Electronic Materials with focus areas in biomaterials, ceramics, composites, computation and theory, electronic materials, energy, materials processing, metals, nanomaterials, polymers, structural materials, and sustainability.