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.

As a discipline that enables all technologies, Materials Science & Engineering at the University of Toronto is at the forefront of addressing global issues that have a direct impact on our lives today. Our cutting-edge research in advanced materials provides graduates with the tools to create technological solutions for environmental challenges such as climate change, resource depletion and energy availability. As a world leader in materials applications and processing, our commitment to excellence fosters innovative thinking in our students, leading to the development of brilliant minds that make a global impact.

Organic Optoelectronics Research Group
Professor Lu examines latest organic light-emitting diode (OLED) design with students from his Organic Optoelectronics Research Group. Doctoral researchers in this lab developed the world's most efficient, flexible OLED on plastic: impact resistant, ultra-thin, lightweight and flexible displays - more energy-efficient and less expensive than ever before !

Graduate Degrees Offered

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Department at a Glance

*sources— Times Higher Education rankings: 2021 World University Rankings; U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities and National Taiwan University World University Rankings.

Research Areas & Affiliated Core Professors

Additive & Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Characterization & Forensics

  • Perovic, Doug D. – Electron Microscopy,  Microelectronics & Forensics
  • Howe, Jane –In situ & correlative microscopy group
  • Zou, Yu – Extreme mechanics & Advanced Manufacturing


Coatings & Surfaces

Computational Material & Data Analytics

Electronics, Photonics & Sensors

Energy Generation & Storage

Nano, 2D & Composite Materials

Smart Materials & Devices

Sustainable Materials Processing

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