Materials Science Research

Materials Science Research

Materials Science has played a pivotal role in defining modern society. Our methods of communication, such as computers, smart phones, HD televisions, and other communication systems, rely heavily on advances that have sprung from materials research, as do safety advances in methods of travel, like automobiles and airplanes. Learn more about Baylor materials science research.

Oct. 4, 2019
Prototype App Can Help Parents Detect Eye Diseases in Children
A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children such as retinoblastoma, an aggressive pediatric eye cancer — has passed its first big test.
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Aug. 27, 2019
Zero Room for Error
David Jack has become a national leader across the spectrum of materials science: composite production, ultrasonic techniques for the non-destructive evaluation of composites, composite modeling and more. Closer to the homes and hearts of the end-users his research eventually impacts, is the fact that Jack’s work makes planes and automobiles safer to enjoy.
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Apr. 16, 2019
A Future So Bright
Two Baylor engineering professors, Annette von Jouanne and Alex Yokochi, will soon reach a significant milestone after more than 10 years of research - commercialization and the completion of their current Department of Energy grant on converting waste methane into liquid fuel.
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Jan. 16, 2019
Answering The Call
Dr. Paul Ro, Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, wasn't looking to leave the university he'd called home for 29 years, a place he joined just hours after graduating from MIT. But when Baylor called in 2018, the vision of a preeminent Christian research university drew him here.
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Nov. 7, 2018
Material Gains
Last year, two Baylor faculty members received the most coveted grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to young researchers. The awards underscored the growing importance of materials science –– research that promises to make a significant impact on future technology.
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Oct. 22, 2018
Promoting Health Through Technology In India
An interdisciplinary team of Baylor University researchers and physicians were awarded a grant to develop a mobile health app to boost awareness and educate those in India who are most at risk for diabetes.
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Jul. 16, 2018
Researching For The Sky
Faculty and students in the University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) take part in research to improve a variety of issues in the aviation industry.
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Feb. 20, 2018
Baylor Professor Develops Innovative Hippotherapy System
Baylor patents therapeutic system designed by Dr. Brian Garner that precisely simulates the complex motions of a horse’s walking gait
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