Has a mission to provide a high quality education to our diverse student population through excellence and innovation in teaching and research in order to serve the scientific and engineering needs of the state of Texas and the nation. This will be achieved by a balance of formal course work, practical laboratory training, and research projects that encompass both the basic science and the applied aspects of materials science and engineering. The department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering programs.


The Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Arun Devaraj
Arun Devaraj (PhD 2011)

"Once I finished my Ph.D. and moved to this new organization, my daily work is still strongly rooted in these fundamentals I learned from my time at UNT."

Chance Cooper
Chance Cooper (BS 2013)

"When working on major projects at Bell, I lean on the knowledge and experience I gained at UNT to overcome any challenges."

Christopher G. Arges

Department of Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University

Fri, February 21 - 11:00 am

Discovery Park B155

Electrochemistry at the Macromolecular Level with Self-assembled Block Copolymers

George Pharr

Texas A & M, Member of National Academy of Engineering

Fri, April 3 - 11:00 am

Discovery Park B155

Nanoindentation methods for assessing material properties

Welcome from the department faculty and staff

Whatever your specific materials interest, at UNT you will find a home at a Tier 1 research university with excellent research facilities, exceptional faculty mentoring and teaching, and superb opportunities to develop as a scientist-engineer. Read more...