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.

Apr. 14, 2021
Baylor Launches Nationwide Search for Endowed Chair Faculty
Five newly endowed positions, funded through the Baylor Academic Challenge, will provide strategic growth to Baylor academic programs and research as the University invests in R1 research output and infrastructure.
Jan. 28, 2021
Baylor Continues Illuminate Progress, Research Growth in 2020
Amidst the challenges of presented in 2020, Baylor faculty "knocked it out of the park," exceeding significant research goals. A variety of research metrics and external honors, staff additions, new programs and more demonstrated substantial growth towards Baylor's Illuminate vision.
Nov. 10, 2020
Shrinking the Circle: Reducing Impact on an E3 Attack
Electrical and computer engineering professor Mack Grady contributes to U.S. national defense efforts through electric power systems research.
Nov. 4, 2020
Driving Breakthroughs in Renewable Energy
Annette von Jouanne advances sustainable transportation methods inside her Baylor laboratory.
Jun. 25, 2020
Stanley Ling—Developing a Tool for Fuel Efficiency
Stanley Ling, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about his expansive research studying and simulating fuel sprays to enable engineers to develop more efficient fuel injection systems.
Jun. 25, 2020
Baylor Faculty Earn Four NSF CAREER Development Awards
Baylor University’s drive toward Research 1 (R1) status received a major boost this spring as four faculty members earned prestigious CAREER development awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Jun. 15, 2020
Nano-Focused
Howard Lee, an NSF CAREER Grant winner, advances materials science understanding through his nano-optics research and leads important growth in Baylor research facilities.
May 15, 2020
Baylor Announces Illuminate Progress, New Ph.D. Programs
Baylor University exceeded stretch goals in research expenditures and saw substantial growth in research awards over the previous fiscal year, President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., shared in her quarterly report to the Board of Regents. Additionally, two new Ph.D. Programs and a Master's program have been announced.