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.

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

1/21/20

Researchers have developed a way to unambiguously identify and count metal atoms in proteins in an efficient and routine way, revealing new information that was there, but previously hidden.

12/6/19
UB faculty members John Crassidis and Krishna Rajan have been named SUNY Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.
11/4/19

Supported by a $1 million National Science Foundation grant, the system will spur research and economic development in electronics, quantum computing and more.