Department History

Our department transitioned from the College of Arts and Sciences to join the new College of Engineering at UNT in 2003 and we moved to the UNT Discovery Park in 2004.  Since that time, we have undergone numerous transitions.  For example, we started a Bachelor of Science degree, and have graduated several batches of undergraduate students. We believe that there is a significant market for this new degree among Texas students and the rapid growth of our undergraduate program confirms that this is indeed the case. Our graduate program continues to grow as well. 

We now have 21 faculty members with expertise in metals, ceramics, polymers, electronic materials and computational materials science. Please check out our top notch facilities available in the various faculty laboratories and groups. You will see from the faculty webpages that our faculty are World Class! Our state of the art tools provide faculty and students an opportunity to “set themselves apart” by developing skill sets that are desired by future employers in industry, federal laboratories and academia.