An Interdisciplinary Approach

The MU Materials Science & Engineering Institute (MUMSEI) will foster collaboration in existing and new areas, including biomaterials, energy materials, quantum materials and materials-at-extremes. By uniting the sciences and engineering at Mizzou, the institute will create new opportunities for joint projects and funding proposals.

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Co-directors Matt Maschmann, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and Tommy Sewell, professor of chemistry in the College of Arts and Science and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, collaborate with interdisciplinary faculty across the MU campus.

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The Materials Characterization and Fabrication (MCF) is available for use. Microfabrication equipment is available in a 1,000 sq. foot class 1,000 clean room located in C3236 Lafferre Hall. Characterization equipment is located in a 2,600 sq. foot space located in C3264 Lafferre Hall.

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