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. 12, 2021
Academic Rigor, Industry Speed
Baylor’s industry-facing service centers facilitate industry partnerships that address hard problems. Core facilities like MTACC and ProtoLAB provide managed services on industry timelines for materials testing, prototyping services and more.
Sep. 30, 2021
Baylor Celebrates Completion of Fundraising Initiative Generating 14 New Chairs
Baylor announced the successful completion of the Baylor Academic Challenge, which generated significant support from alumni and donors to establish 14 new endowed faculty chairs and significantly advance the University’s strategic plan.
Sep. 25, 2021
A Preeminent Christian Research University
Baylor University's vision affirms that the world needs a preeminent Christian research university, addressing significant global challenges through top-tier research. Learn more about systemic growth across Baylor's research enterprise and advancement toward R1/Tier research status.
Sep. 24, 2021
A Nano-view For Advanced Solutions
Zhenrong Zhang’s nanoscale microscope development addresses multidisciplinary challenges.
Sep. 24, 2021
Baylor University Recognizes National Research Administrator Day as University Advances R1 Research Progress
Baylor celebrates substantial research growth and all who make it possible on National Research Administrator Day, and launches a new brand campaign highlighting research marked by compassion, curiosity and courage.
Aug. 30, 2021
Baylor Researchers Uncovering Improved Approach to Treat Internal Injuries
Linda Olafsen's interdisciplinary research utilizes ultrasound technology and malleable wires to provide medics with improved tools to locate internal injuries.
Aug. 25, 2021
Lung-on-a-Chip: Analyzing Advanced Materials and Health
At the intersection of toxicology and materials science, Christie Sayes is working to promote health as advanced materials presented uncharted opportunities on airplanes, automobiles and more.
Jul. 22, 2021
Baylor Recruits Alan Wang, Ph.D., as Mearse Chair in Biological and Biomedical Engineering
Esteemed researcher, inventor, is the University’s first endowed chair hire through the Baylor Academic Challenge; will join Baylor from Oregon State University in 2022.