The innovation engine for new materials

One of the top five materials research facilities in the world

Our Story

Widely recognized as one of the top five materials research facilities in the world, the MRL serves as the innovation engine for discoveries in new materials. The facility is home to a scientific and engineering community that creates new collective knowledge and fosters the next generation of scientific leaders. By enabling modern technological advances, the high-impact research conducted at the MRL and its affiliated centers has enormous societal impact, and is shaping the future of technology, the environment, and medicine.

News & Announcements

Brought together through the MRL's NSF Partnership for Research and Education in Materials between UCSB and University of Texas El...

The Center for Scientific Computing, of which the MRL is a founding member, recently hosted the 2nd Southern California Simulations in Science Conference in conjunction...

Support for this program is provided by the National Science Foundation, Division of
Materials Research under the Materials Research Science & Engineering Centers Program

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