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 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.
Feb. 20, 2020
Robotics That Mimic the Brain
In the burgeoning field of neruomorphic computing, Dr. Scott Koziol is pioneering research of robotics and neuroscience.
Feb. 17, 2020
Baylor Physics Professor Recognized as a SPIE Rising Researcher
Howard Lee, Ph.D., Baylor assistant professor of physics, has been recognized by the International Society for Optics and Photonics for outstanding work in product development and research, one of just 13 professors so honored nationally.
Feb. 10, 2020
Engaged Learning and the Future Workforce
As universities and industry leaders seek to solve societal challenges, it is vital to have access to experienced leaders and develop future leaders. Baylor's engaged learning environment and commitment to research at the highest levels prepares students to be problem-solvers who thrive in dynamic environments.
Jan. 27, 2020
Fostering Collaboration and Innovation: Baylor-Industry Research Partnerships
The fruits of university-industry research partnerships are recognized throughout the business world, as responses to a recent Baylor University-Texas Business Journals survey highlighted. Learn more about the ways Baylor is streamlining the process of industry research partnerships to address real-world challenges together.
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.
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.
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.