At the Department of Materials Engineering 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.


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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.


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Given our expertise and unique infrastructure, MTM also offers services to third parties. We provide advice concerning failure analysis, nondestructive testing, surface technology, polymer matrix composites, powder metallurgy, ...



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