Department of Materials Science and Engineering

We strive to find technical solutions in sustainability and energy and for better living conditions for people.

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering aims to be an environment for successful and valuable research and education with a focus on material science solutions for important social challenges.

Our department belong to the Faculty of Science and Technology

Join us

Our department offer an exciting place to work at with research in a broad technology related field, from basic research to large-scale applied research, and close contact with the students through the department's involvement in many engineering programmes. We are looking for talented and dedicated teachers, researchers and graduate students.
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Our Department by the numbers

  • Turnover 207 million SEK
  • Employees: 166 (38% women)
  • Teachers and researchers: 82 (32% women), of which 24 professors 
  • PhD students: 78 (42% women)
  • Students: around 300 full-year equivalents
  • Number of courses: around 100
  • Master thesis reviews: around 40 per year
  • PhD Diploma: around 15 per year
  • Licentiate Diploma: around 2-3 per year
  • ca 230 publications in international journals/year
  • Uppsala University is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world

The information applies to 2020 unless otherwise stated

Last modified: 2021-02-15