About Us

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Being the first of its kinds in Hong Kong, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering is established to develop internationally competitive and leading-edge research and provide a professional education curriculum that equips graduates to contribute to Hong Kong, the Greater China, and the whole world in materials science and engineering and related sectors.

The Department serves as a collaboration platform for developing cross-disciplinary academic programmes and interdisciplinary research projects with other academic units in the University. Further, it aspires to become one of the world-leading departments in research and professional education with a focus on four targeted areas, namely -

  1. Computational materials science
  2. Functional materials
  3. Structural materials
  4. Materials characterization

The Department also serves as an international collaboration platform to encourage the collaboration among the leading institutes in the whole world and to enhance our global research reputation.