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Materials engineering is an applied field that seeks to design materials with some desired physical properties to serve a particular engineering function.

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers a variety of speakers as part of our Seminar Series.

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A new multiuniversity center led by Texas A&M University will contribute to our understanding of materials science fundamental to the maintenance of the United States’ nuclear deterrent.

A group of new smart materials discovered by researchers at Texas A&M University and their colleagues has the potential to significantly improve the efficiency of fuel burn in jet engines, cutting the cost of flying.

In work that could help prevent the failure of everything from bridges to dental implants, a team led by a researcher at Texas A&M University has taken the first 3D image of a microscopic crack propagating through a metal damaged by hydrogen.