Research & Ideas
Research the infinitesimally small to achieve breakthroughs of global significance.
Stanford engineers find a way to control chemical catalysts with sculpted light
Using state-of-the-art fabrication and imaging, researchers watched the consequences of adding sculpted light to a catalyst during a chemical transformation.
Congratulations Yi for winning the DOE Lawrence Award, this is a tremendous achievement!
Yi Cui, a preeminent researcher of nanotechnologies for better batteries and other sustainability technologies, wins the DOE Lawrence Award.
A new lab-on-a-chip turns blood test snapshots into continuous movies
MSE Professor Eric Appel and his research group have developed a device that can sense levels of virtually any protein or molecule in the blood, and could be transformative for disease detection, patient monitoring and biomedical research.
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Why Stanford MSE?
Stanford’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) focuses on the structures and properties of nanoscale components. This exciting area of engineering informs the direction of the curriculum.
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Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) faculty and student research spans from the infinitesimally small to the macroscopic scale to achieve breakthroughs of global significance. Explore more exciting news here.
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Welcome from the Chair
It is one of our top goals to continue to attract the best and brightest students from the U.S. and around the world. We feel that the mixture of a core curriculum in materials science and engineering fundamentals and leading-edge independent research is exceptional preparation for future scientists and engineers.