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."

Raymond Brennan

Army Research Laboratory

Fri, October 23 - 2:00 pm


Energy Coupled to Matter Research for Field-Enhanced Processing of Ceramic Materials

Pascal Bellon


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaig

Fri, November 6 - 2:00 pm


Self-organization in Materials Subjected to Irradiation and Plastic Deformation

James Dolan

Research Fellow

King’s College, University of Cambridge

Fri, November 20 - 2:00 pm


Gyroid Optical Metamaterials: Solvent Vapour Annealing, Confined Crystallisation, and Optical Anisotropy

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...