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.



  • 24 March 2015
  • David Duke Memorial Fund
  • David Duke MBE, our former Principal Technician, passed away in March 2014 and we wish to raise enough funds to install a permanent memorial to him...
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    X. Moya, E. Defay, V. Heine and N. D. Mathur, "Too cool to work", Nature Physics, 2015.

    DOI 10.1038/nphys3271