University of Wisconsin–Madison

What is the Materials Research and Science Engineering Center and what do we do? Scroll down to find out!

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The MRSEC and UWAMIC are providing best practices in student, faculty, and industry engagement for the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network.

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Welcome to the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center webpage!

The NSF-sponsored Wisconsin Materials Research Science and Engineering Center brings together teams of researchers from diverse disciplinary backgrounds to address a critical void in knowledge involving disordered materials, and the emergence of order from disordered materials. The Center integrates the discovery of new knowledge with creation of research-inspired educational materials, innovative programs that broaden participation in STEM fields, industry outreach to promote economic advancement, and professional development opportunities that train the next-generation US workforce.

More information can be found on the Wisconsin MRSEC Brochure.

Please acknowledge the MRSEC in your publications.

Events and Announcements


Facilities Days Open House 2018

Join us for the 2018 Facilities Days Open House on Thursday, April 12 and Friday April 13 in Varsity Hall at Union South. Thanks to our generous vendors, this event is FREE! Click here for more info.


The Postdoc Bulletin

Click here to view the current Postdoc Bulletin which includes information on career planning, upcoming events, professional development opportunities and funding opportunities.


Ongoing Coffee Hour!

Looking for a great networking opportunity?

Attend a coffee hour sponsored by MRSEC & ChEGS!

Click here to see details.