Considerable support from NSF, DoD, DARPA, NASA, and industry enables our work and centers of excellence. The department has been solidified by recent additions to our faculty as well as the addition of the state-of-the art building Wilsdorf Hall which tripled the research space available.

Centers and Facilities

The Nanoscale Materials Characterization Facility (NMCF) is a state-of-the-art user facility located with the Materials Science and Engineering Dept (MSE).The facility is dedicated to materials characterization, available for use by all qualified faculty, students and researchers at UVa, as well as by researchers from other universities and industries.

MSE Research Areas