The innovation engine for new materials

Mission Statement

MRL scientists and education staff are dedicated to improving access to science for diverse groups and to building a competent work force of scientists and engineers. Our education programs provide undergraduate research opportunities, graduate student training, outreach to K-12 students and teachers, and community outreach.

Education Programs

Undergraduate Opportunities

MRL offers a variety of opportunities for undergrads,
including FLAM, RISE, CAMP, CISEI, and PREM.

K-12 Science Activities

Resources and acitivities for students and educators.

For Teachers

Curriculum projetcts and programs include RET, Models & Materials and Workshops.


An exhibit of art, photos and mementos of Isla Vista, featuring maps illuminated by Isla Vista Elementary 4th graders as part of a...

Congratulations to all our undergraduates who traveled to professional meetings this fall! A total of 17 students from the...