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.

May 11, 2022
Inside Baylor's Mass Spectrometry Center
Housed in the Baylor Sciences Building, the Mass Spectrometry Center brings state-of-art equipment and resources to Baylor faculty and students, advancing research in numerous departments.
Apr. 6, 2022
The Meaning of R1
Baylor's R1 status is far more than an elite club or glossy résumé item. It positions Baylor to have a significant impact around the world. Baylor faculty explain what that means to them in Baylor Magazine.
Feb. 23, 2022
Baylor Materials Testing and Characterization Laboratory Earns ISO Accreditation
The Baylor Materials Testing and Characterization Core (MTACC) has earned ISO-17025 certification, a key validation for MTACC's services in imaging, materials characterization, fabrication and processing and more.
Feb. 17, 2022
WATCH: Baylor's Journey to R1
Baylor's pursuit of R1 recognition became official in 2019, but the roots of the the University's elite R1 attainment date back more than 20 years. See how visionary moves and a purposeful path guided Baylor to preeminence as a Christian research university.
Jan. 31, 2022
University-Wide Alignment Key in Baylor’s R1 Recognition
Vice Provost for Research Kevin Chambliss explains how alignment from Baylor administration, faculty and staff advanced Baylor's R1 aspirations and rapid attainment.
Jan. 14, 2022
From Vision to Reality: Baylor Achieves R1 Recognition
From the moment Baylor officially announced its pursuit of R1 recognition in 2019, the University has been on a purposeful path that reached an elite benchmark faster than anyone anticipated.
Dec. 19, 2021
Baylor Among Elite Group of Private R1 Institutions
Baylor's ascension to R1 research recognition places the University among an elite group of just 37 private institutions recognized for "very high research activity"
Dec. 16, 2021
Baylor University Earns Prestigious Research 1 Status
Baylor University has been named a Research 1 university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, joining the nation’s top-tier research institutions as a doctoral university with very high research activity and elevating Baylor as a preeminent Christian research university.