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With over 10,000 square feet of lab space and state-of-the-art instrumentation and equipment, TMI is a world-class hub for materials research.

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Materials Science

Our Materials Science and Engineering program is one of the best in the nation, and our graduates go on to be leaders in their fields.

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Seminar Series

TMI hosts prestigious speakers throughout the year to promote research collaboration and learning across material science and engineering at UT.

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Goodenough Materials Innovation Lectures

In honor of Nobel Laureate Goodenough, this lecture series aims to bring leading experimentalists and theorists engaged in the broad field of materials to illustrate the past and present of materials research, and thereby create a vision for future innovation in this space.

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Texas Materials in Top 20

The Materials Science and Engineering graduate program within Texas Materials Institute and The Cockrell School of Engineering was named No. 17 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022 graduate engineering program rankings, released today. The Cockrell School is once again named one of the best engineering schools with all programs ranking in the top 20. 

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MS&E Student Seamus Ober Awarded NSF GRFP

MS&E student, Seamus Ober, was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

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Professor Guihua Yu Wins the Prestigious TMS Brimacombe Medalist Award

Texas Materials Institute is proud to announce that Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering Professor Guihua Yu, has recently been awarded the prestigious Brimacombe Medalist by The Mineral, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)

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Donglei Emma Fan Named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Donglei Emma Fan, faculty for the Materials Science and Engineering program and a member of the Texas Materials Institute, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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John B. Goodenough Receives the Washington Award

John B. Goodenough, Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and a member of the Texas Materials Institute, receives the Washington Award.

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