MSE Current Postgraduate Students


The School of Materials Science and Engineering carries out research in a variety of materials-related fields. The major research areas in the School are:

  • Biomaterials and Biomedical Devices 
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Defence Materials
  • Functional Materials and Composites
  • Materials for Sustainability
  • Nanoelectronics, Nanomaterials and Multiferroics
Interdisciplinary research is emphasized, involving faculty members from other Schools within NTU and overseas research institutes and universities. Industry-sponsored research is active, with research grants being offered by a variety of multi-national companies. The School has research collaborations with local institutions and world-class organizations.

The School of Materials Science and Engineering offers research programmes on a part-time and full-time basis, which lead to the following degrees.

  • Master of Engineering (M.Eng.):
    Minimum period of candidature: 12 months
    Maximum period of candidature: 36 months
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.):
    Minimum period of candidature: 24 months
    Maximum period of candidature: 60 months

The School provides rigorous training to equip postgraduate students with research competency. Exposure to state-of-the-art characterization and analysis facilities ensures postgraduate students are technically proficient. Postgraduate students can pursue their research interest in nanomaterials, biomaterials, materials characterization, polymer electronics and defence materials.