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.

The MDI Hub is the focal point for a broad range of engagement and outreach activities, from our industry scholar residence program to our Alchemy Lab, where K-12 students are introduced to materials science.

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.

Latest News

4/1/20

A UB faculty member since 1996, Lewis has steadily risen through the ranks of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

3/31/20

The University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was ranked second on the list of top public engineering schools in the northeast, according to U.S. News and World Report.

3/17/20

Several UB graduate schools and programs have been cited by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021 ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”