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:
Interdisciplinary research is emphasized, involving faculty members from other Schools within NTU and overseas research institutes and universities. Industry-sponsored research is active, with research grants being offered by a variety of multi-national companies. The School has research collaborations with local institutions and world-class organizations.
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.