Department of Materials Engineering (MTM)
Welcome to the website of the Department of Materials Engineering (MTM) of KU Leuven. Within the Faculty Of Engineering Science, our department is engaged in 'Materials' research, education and services. Read more
At MTM we develop and study new materials and processes to shape these materials. Changing the microstructure of a material allows developing materials with new characteristics, which leads to new applications.
MTM provides a solid metallurgical and materials background to future materials engineers. The department offers a bachelor and master of Engineering Sciences: Materials engineering and an international master of Materials Engineering.
Given our expertise and unique infrastructure, MTM also offers services to third parties. We provide advice concerning failure analysis, non-destructive testing, surface technology, polymer matrix composites, powder metallurgy, pyro-metallurgical processes, ...