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3D material printing
Fundamental Knowledge to Practical Applications
Researchers transform materials into a form that can be extruded through a 3D printer to create electronic components of shapes that perfectly resemble the 3D topography of human bodies.
Professor Jessica Wang with Graduate Student Kiana Shirzad.
Next-Level Electronics
PRofessor Jessica Wang and graduate student Kiana Shirzad continue their research that could change the future of electronics.
Professor Jessica Wang's researchers watch the printing of their newly synthesized materials.
Materials & Matter
Professor Jessica Wang's researchers watch the printing of their newly synthesized materials.
Researcher mixing solutions in a lab.
State-of-the-Art Facilities
UC Merced is home to cutting-edge research laboratories and facilities.
Professor Kara McCloskey looking at images of stained cells with graduate student Rachel Hatano.
Mentorship is Important Key to Success
Professor Kara McCloskey mentors graduate student Rachel Hatano in the lab. 

Materials and Biomaterials Science and Engineering (MBSE)

The Materials and Biomaterials Science and Engineering (MBSE) graduate group offers a multidisciplinary research and training program for doctoral (prioritized) and master-level students at the forefront of the modern revolutions in materials science technology. We have organized our research areas into three emphases:

  • Materials for Sustainability 
  • Materials for Biomedicine 
  • Materials and Interfaces for Tailored Functionalities 
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Our Faculty

Our faculty and staff take pride in combining exceptional teaching with state-of-the-art research to advance the education and research of this rapidly maturing discipline. 

Partnerships

Our partnerships give you the opptortunity to work with world-class researchers beyond campus while receiving educational and research support toward your academic goals.

Facilities

As the newest American research university, UC Merced is home to cutting-edge research laboratories and facilities.
 

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