Metallurgy and Materials

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 study opportunities and carry out leading-edge research.

News

New Apprenticeship for Materials Scientists and Engineers of the Future

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The University of Birmingham has joined forces with industry to develop an apprenticeship for the next generation of materials scientists and engineers.

Professor Paul Withey discusses single-crystal superalloys for jet engine turbines on Aerospace Engineering podcast

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Paul Withey, Professor of Casting at the School of Metallurgy and Materials, features in the latest eposide of the Aerospace Engineering podcast.

ENDURUNS project gets underway

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ENDURUNS project kicks off. This is a Horizon 2020 and Korean Government funded project looking to develop and demonstrate a long-endurance sea surveying autonomous unmanned vehicle with gliding capability powered by hydrogen fuel cell.
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