Welcome to 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.

Exterior, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Bergsskolan 200 years – jubilee conference

Bergsskolan turns 200, which we celebrate with a conference and dinner at KTH 17th–18th of June. Invited national and international speakers in technology, history and pedagogy.


John Ågren visiting professor at Northwestern University

In the position as visiting professor John Ågren will be teaching Computational Thermodynamics Kinetics as well as performing research within the Exellence Center ChiMaD and Professor Greg Olson's group. Professor Olson is one of the pioneers in Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME).

Prof. John Ågren

Most downloaded paper in materials research

A paper by Ziyong Huo, R. Prasath Babu, Peter Hedström and Joakim Odqvist from the Department of Materials Science, became the top downloaded article among all articles published in Materials Science Journals in 2018. Since the paper was first published online 25 January 2018 it has been downloaded 6.3K times.

Microstructure evolution during tempering of martensitic Fe–C–Cr alloys at 700 °C, Journal of Materials Science, Mater Sci (2018) 53: 6939.

Read the paper here

Highlights in Materials Science 2018

Ferritico team

Impressive results when steel meets Artificial Intelligence

It’s time for the steel industry to take yet another step into the future: Ferritico (earlier HiMat Engineering) is bringing artificial intelligence into the mix. This not only saves time and money, but is also better for the environment. Image: The team behind Ferritco

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