Welcome to Metallurgy and Materials. This discipline provides an understanding of how materials behave and how they can be used and improved; essential to the development of new products.
We offer undergraduate courses in Materials Science and Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Nuclear Engineering and Nuclear Science.
We also offer a range of postgraduate taught and research degrees, and carry out leading-edge research.
- Dr Andrew Morris's research group from the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham have explained the behaviour of a new class of super-fast charging battery materials.
- Dr Alexander (Sandy) Knowles, a University of Birmingham researcher specialising in high performance 'superalloys' is one of 18 academics awarded a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship.
- The University of Birmingham has been awarded €4m to set up a pilot facility to reclaim rare earth metals from scrap.
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