Materials Science and Engineering
At Materials Science and Engineering research is conducted on metallic and ceramic materials covering the whole chain Processes – Structures – Properties. The activities include experimental work as well as modeling on different length scales.
Research units and competence centers
The department consists of three units that conduct their own research and education. We have three competence centers working closely with the industry and providing research-related infrastructure.
Social benefits – impact
Recovered electronics reduce carbon footprint
Waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is estimated to grow to about 12 million tons by 2020 in EU, which makes it the fastest growing ...Read the article
Sustainable refrigerators thanks to magnetic materials
Magnetic heat-pumps offer a low-energy demand and environmentally friendly alternative for the classical refrigeration industry. The process is called...Read the article
HYBRIT will de-carbonize the steel industry
When the UN Climate Summit gathered the world's leaders in New York last fall, two Swedes were the talk of the town: Greta and "HYBRIT" - an initiativ...Read the article
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News from Materials Science and Engineering
- Expanding the field of nano- and micro mechanics
21 Oct 2020
- She designs new materials on an atomic level
9 Oct 2020
- New research center at ITM
5 May 2020
- Best paper award from IOM3 to researcher at the unit of Process
20 Apr 2020
- She reveals metal's secrets during 3D printing
25 Mar 2020
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