Research at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE)

Research at DMSE includes the following interdisciplinary areas:

Materials development and properties
Advanced materials characterization, casting/solidification of aluminium and solar cell silicon, corrosion and surface chemistry, mechanical and thermal forming of aluminium and steel, nanostructuring of light metals, physical-based materials modelling and welding and joining of steels and aluminium alloys.

Materials for energy technology
Batteries, catalysts, computers, fuel cells, hydrogen storage, solar cells and superconductors.

Metal production and recycling
Aluminium electrolysis, carbon materials, iron and steel production, metallurgical use of natural gas and silicon for solar cells.