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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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Maria Juenger, Cements 2024 Della Roy Lecturer

Dr. Maria Juenger will deliver the 2024 Della Roy Lecture, titled "The Road to Sustainable Cement," highlighting the critical role of sustainability in modern construction.

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Arumugam Manthiram Receives 2024 IBA Yeager Award

Professor Manthiram has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious IBA Yeager Award for 2024.

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Stretchable E-Skin Could Give Robots Human-Level Touch Sensitivity

A first-ever stretchy electronic skin could equip robots and other devices with the same softness and touch sensitivity as human skin, opening up new possibilities to perform tasks that require a great deal of precision and control of force.

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Professor Vaibhav Bahadur (VB) Innovates Green Hydrogen Production from Oilfield-Produced Water

Professor Vaibhav Bahadur, renowned for his pioneering work in thermal-fluid sciences and materials, unveils groundbreaking research at the intersection of energy, water, hydrogen production and environmental protection.

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