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

Please join the MRL in congratulating our very own Dr. Amanda Strom for having been awarded the 2019 UC Santa Barbara Veterans and Military Services 'Military Supporter...

On June 11th the MRL celebrated all of the volunteer students who participated in our different outreach programs during the year.  We also gave awards and recognitions to...

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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