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.


  • 03 November 2016
  • Cambridge Enterprise licenses new thermocouple technology developed by Dr Scervini and Prof Rae
  • The licence, agreed with TE Wire & Cable LLC, a leading thermocouple and specialty wire and cable manufacturer based in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, covers a ground-breaking┬ámineral insulated thermocouple cable technology developed by Dr Michele Scervini and Professor Cathie Rae.
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Research papers of the month

  • T. Zhao, X. Peng, G. Divitini, H.K. Kim, C. Lao, P.R Coxon, K. Xi, Y. Liu, C. Ducati, R.V. Kumar, "Advanced Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Enabled by a Bio-Inspired Polysulfide Adsorptive Brush", Advanced Functional Materials (2016)