Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge

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The Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy is a large research and teaching division of the University of Cambridge. Since 2013 it has been located on the West Cambridge site. Previously it occupied several buildings on the New Museums Site in the centre of Cambridge.

Stair Case of Arup Tower, part of the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, at the New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge.


27 Charles Babbage Road

Research Areas[edit]

  • Biomaterials
  • Pharmaceutical materials science
  • Materials for spin electronics
  • Wide band-gap semiconductors
  • Composites and coatings
  • Materials electrochemistry
  • Macromolecular materials
  • Microstructural control
  • Applied superconductivity
  • High temperature alloys
  • Advanced Transmission electron microscopy
  • Materials Modelling
  • Advanced techniques for film and nanostructure growth
  • Phase transformations and complex properties
  • Steels

Research Groups[edit]

  • Applied Superconductivity
  • Atomistic Simulation Group
  • Ceramics and Inorganic Materials Group
  • Composites & Coatings Group
  • Corrosion and Electrochemistry Group
  • Device Materials Group
  • Electron Microscopy Group
  • Functional Inorganic and Hybrid Materials Group
  • The Gordon Laboratory
  • Gallium Nitride Group
  • High Temperature Stability of Materials Group
  • Inorganic Microstructures Group
  • Joining Group
  • Macromolecular Materials Laboratory
  • Materials Chemistry Group
  • Medical Materials, Cambridge Centre for
  • Microstructural Kinetics Group
  • The Pfizer Institute for Pharmaceutical Materials Science
  • Phase Transformations and Complex Properties Group
  • Rolls-Royce UTP in Advanced Materials
  • SKF University Technology Centre on Steels

Notable faculty[edit]

Notable Discoveries[edit]

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Coordinates: 52°12′13″N 0°07′12″E / 52.2036°N 0.1201°E / 52.2036; 0.1201