Our department is engaged in leading edge material science and engineering research

Gain specialized knowledge and advance in your career through our MEng program

Prospective Students

Looking to learn? Check out our programs

Undergraduate Studies

Materials engineers focus on improving what things are made of and how they are made. New materials enable better performance and sustainable technologies. What you'll learn:

    • Biomaterials

    • Design of Materials

    • Manufacturing with Materials

    • Sustainable Materials Processin


Graduate Studies

U of T is the number one ranked school in Canada for Materials Science - learn from our world-renowned researchers to earn one of the most competitive graduate degrees in the field.

    • Professional Stream: Master of Engineering (MEng)

    • Research Stream: Master of Applied Science (MASc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Featured Events

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Deadline: June 1st, 2021

Calling MSE-UofT  graduate and undergraduate students to participate.



Alumni Reunion Home Edition

May 26–30, 2021

Our biggest alumni event of the year is going online for 2021. From mind-expanding lectures to virtual tours, family activities to class e-meetups, the fun of U of T Alumni Reunion comes to a couch near you.


Breaking Bad: The 4N6 of Engineering Failure Investigations and Why Accidents Do Not Happen

June 4th 2021 | 7:00pm

Presented by Yorkminster Park SPEAKER SERIES | Offering continuing education lectures by outstanding speakers on topics of general interest

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MSE Student, Receives the First Troost ILead Difference Maker Award

Research Areas

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering at the University of Toronto is one of the largest academic units of its discipline in North America. Our cutting-edge research and education in next-generation materials lend to the development of sustainable solutions that make a global impact.

Research Facilities


Ontario Centre for the Characterization of Advanced Materials (OCCAM) 

Ontario Centre for the Characterization of Advanced Materials (OCCAM) allows researchers ready access to state-of-the-art surface analytical equipment and electron microscopic techniques as well as the related expertise, thereby providing enabling information for the many disciplines involved in advanced materials research.


Walter Curlook Materials Characterization & Processing Laboratory

Complemented by sample preparation equipment, this lab serves students and faculty with their learning and research needs, as well as external academia and industry users seeking access to the advanced characterization facilities.

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