Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy


The Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy is now housed in a new building on the West Cambridge Science and Technology campus. For the first time in its history, the Department is housed in a single building designed for purpose. The Department has over 30 academic staff including research fellows, more than 50 administrative, technical and support staff, and roughly 80 postdoctoral researchers, 130 research students and 30 visiting scientists at any time.


  • 17 July 2015
  • Congratulations to Profs Judith Driscoll and Chris Pickard
  • Professors Driscoll and Pickard have both recently received prestigious Institute of Physics Medals.
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    Jacob Linder & Jason Robinson, “Superconducting spintronics”, Nature Physics 11, 307-315 (2015).

    DOI 10.1038/nphys3242