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
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.