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.

Nov. 7, 2022
A Community of Scholars, Focused on Ethics
The Baylor Ethics Initiative is a community of scholars across campus who engage in purposeful conversation to consider trans-disciplinary ethical issues, and to elevate the role of ethics in their research and teaching.
Sep. 23, 2022
People-Focused Innovation
As they create new materials, build new products or devise ways to measure technology's impact on others, Baylor faculty are motivated by compassion-innovation grounded in the heart of Baylor research.
Sep. 7, 2022
Baylor Among Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2021
Top university patent holders ranked in annual report from the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association.
Aug. 30, 2022
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, 2022
Leading Quantum Materials Researcher, Science Advances Deputy Editor Appointed as Inaugural Fenn Chair
Julia Chan, Ph.D., returned to her alma mater after more than two decades at LSU and UT-Dallas and will provide leadership in Baylor’s burgeoning materials science efforts as The Tim and Sharalynn Fenn Family Endowed Chair in Materials Science.
Aug. 22, 2022
Baylor Chemist/Materials Scientist Part of MagLab Research to Develop Roadmap to New Quantum Materials
Julia Chan, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and biochemistry and materials science, and MagLab Research Faculty Ryan Baumbach, Ph.D., connect physics, chemistry and materials science to illustrate new methods to yield materials with quantum properties.
Aug. 9, 2022
Bridging the Gap
Baylor's Lab to Market Collaborative is a proven and repeatable commercialization process designed to translate research into real-world products that solve industry problems.
Jul. 28, 2022
Baylor Welcomes Leading Researcher as Inaugural Kenneth and Celia Carlile Endowed Chair in Materials Science
J. Brian Jordon, Ph.D., comes to Baylor from the University of Alabama, bringing highly regarded research lab and leadership to advance the University’s materials science efforts.