MDI @ UB

A new paradigm

for materials science research and education.

Advancing

data driven discovery methods.

Accelerating

discovery and design of new materials and processes.

Addressing

society's toughest challenges.
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Through our highly-interdisciplinary research, we are shattering traditional classifications in materials science.

Our faculty are pushing the frontiers of science and engineering and creating technologies that impact society.

Our unique educational programs, the only degrees of their kind, take materials science to the next level. We provide students with a data intensive perspective of materials science and engineering that is integrated with a strong foundation in informatics.

Student looking in microscope.
About MDI @ UB

We are a transformative department focused on ways to use data science and materials informatics to train and education materials scientists.

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6/25/20

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