University materials, minerals & mining departments

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UK Materials, Mining and Minerals Departments

University of Bath, Department of Engineering and Applied Science, Materials Research Centre http://www.bath.ac.uk/mrc/

Birmingham University, School of Metallurgy and Materials http://www.eng.bham.ac.uk/metallurgy/

University of Bristol, Mechanical Engineering http://www.bris.ac.uk/mecheng/

University of Bristol, Earth Sciences http://www.gly.bris.ac.uk/

Cambourne School of Mines http://www.ex.ac.uk/CSM

Cambridge University, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/

Cambridge University, Polymers and Colloids Group, Department of Physics http://www.bss.phy.cam.ac.uk/poco/

Cardiff Earth Sciences http://www.earth.cardiff.ac.uk/

University of Central Lancashire, Centre for Materials Science http://www.uclan.ac.uk/facs/science/physastr/mats/mainmats.htm

Cranfield University, Centre for Materials Science and Engineering http://www.rmcs.cranfield.ac.uk/departments/dmms/cmse.html

Cranfield University, Department of Materials and Medical Sciences http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/schools/crancampus.cfm

Cranfield University, School of Applied Sciences http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/sas/materials/

Centre for Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (Dundee) http://www.dundee.ac.uk/cepmlp/

Faculty of Engineering: Department of Mechanical Engineering - Adhesion, Adhesives and Composites http://www.me.ic.ac.uk/AACgroup

Kingston University, Materials Research Group http://engineering.kingston.ac.uk/

Leeds University Mining Association LUMA www.leeds.ac.uk/mining/LUMA/index.htm

University of Leeds, Department of Mining and Mineral Engineering http://www.leeds.ac.uk/mining/index.html

University of Leeds, School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering http://www.leeds.ac.uk/speme/

University of Leeds, Department of Materials, http://www.materials.leeds.ac.uk/

University of Leeds, IRC in Polymer Science and Technology http://www.physics.leeds.ac.uk/pages/PolymersAndComplexFluids

Liverpool University, Faculty of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering http://www.liv.ac.uk/mateng/home.html

University of London, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Centre for Composite Materials http://www.cm.ic.ac.uk/

University of London, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Department of Materials, http://www.mt.ic.ac.uk/

University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Department of Materials http://www.materials.qmw.ac.uk/

University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, IRC in Biomedical Materials http://www.irc-biomed-materials.qmw.ac.uk/

London Metropolitan University, London Metropolitan Polymer Centre formerly University of North London, School of Polymer Technology http://www.unl.ac.uk/spt

Loughborough University, Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/iptme/

University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology, Centre for Electronic Materials http://www.mcc.ac.uk/cem/

University of Manchester and UMIST, The Manchester Materials Science Centre http://www.umist.ac.uk/MatSci/

Manchester Metropolitan University, Department of Chemistry and Materials http://www.chem-mats.mmu.ac.uk/

University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Materials Research Group, Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering http://www.ncl.ac.uk/materials/

University of Nottingham, Institute for Materials Technology http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/unimat

University of Nottingham, School of Mechanical, Materials, Manufacturing Engineering and Management http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/school4m/

Nottingham, University School of Chemical, Environmental and Mining Engineering http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/scheme/

Nottingham, University Mining Departmenthttp://www.nottingham.ac.uk/scheme/

Materials Engineering Department, Open University http://technology.open.ac.uk/materials/mat-hp.html

Oxford Brookes University, Joining Technology Research Centre http://www.brookes.ac.uk/jtrc

Oxford University, Department of Materials http://www.materials.ox.ac.uk/

Oxford University, Oxford Centre for Advanced Materials and Composites (OCAMAC) http://www.ocamac.ox.ac.uk/

University of Paisley, Scottish Centre for Nanotechnology in Construction Materials (NANOCOM) http://www-civeng.paisley.ac.uk/acm/nanotechnology.html

Plymouth University, Department of Marine and Mechanical Engineering formerly Department of Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering http://www.tech.plym.ac.uk/sme/index.html

University of Salford, Institute of Materials Research http://www.imr.salford.ac.uk/

Sheffield University, Ceramics and Composites Laboratory http://shef.ac.uk/ccl

Sheffield University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/materials


Sheffield University, Department of Chemistry, Polymer Centre http://www.polymercentre.org.uk/ or http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/polymercentre/

Sheffield Hallam University, Materials and Engineering Research Institute http://www.shu.ac.uk/research/meri/

Southampton University, School of Engineering Sciences, Materials Research Group http://www.soton.ac.uk/~engmats/

Southampton University, Department of Chemistry, Applied Biocomposites Group http://www.chem.soton.ac.uk/

University of Strathclyde, Department of Bioengineering http://www.strath.ac.uk/Departments/BioEng/

Surrey University, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering http://www.surrey.ac.uk/eng/

University of Wales, Cardiff, Division of Materials and Minerals, School of Engineering http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/schoolsanddivisions/academicschools/engin/index.html

University of Wales, Swansea, Department of Materials Engineering http://www.swansea.ac.uk/mateng/


Worldwide Materials, Mining and Minerals Departments

Africa | Asia | Australasia | Europe | Middle East | North America | South America

Tim Eisele's Homepage - some useful University links


Africa

University of Johannesburg (formerly Technikon Witwatersrand), South Africa http://www.uj.ac.za

University of Pretoria, School of Engineering, the Built Environment and Information Technology, South Africa http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=44

University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, South Africa http://web.wits.ac.za/Academic/EBE/EBESchoolsWebsites.htm


Asia

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering http://www.buet.ac.bd/mme/

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/departments/home.php?deptcode=MI

Indian Institute of Science http://www.iisc.ernet.in/

Kyoto University, Faculty of Engineering, Japan http://www-e-s.t.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

Kyushu Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Japan http://www.kyutech.ac.jp/english/tobata/materials.html

Tohoku University, Department of Materials Science, Japan http://www.material.tohoku.ac.jp/index-e.html

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea http://www.postech.ac.kr/department/mse/english/index_eng.htm

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Engineering, Korea http://www.kaist.edu/edu.html

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore http://www.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/default.aspx


Australasia

The University of Queensland, Mining and Metallurgical Engineering, Australia http://www.minmet.uq.edu.au/

University of New South Wales, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Australia http://www.materials.unsw.edu.au/


Europe

University of Leoben, Austria http://www.unileoben.ac.at/index.php?lang=en

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Department of Chemistry (IK) Materials Science Group http://www.kemi.dtu.dk/English/research/rg_materials.aspx

Helsinki University of Technology (HUT), Faculty of Chemicals and Materials Science, Finland http://chemat.tkk.fi/en/index.html

Helsinki University of Technology (HUT), Laboratory of Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, Finland http://www.hut.fi/Units/PhysicalMetallurgy/English/index.html

Laboratoire de Minйralogie-Cristallographie, Paris, France http://www.lmcp.jussieu.fr/

Technical University Clausthal, Germany http://www.tu-clausthal.de/Welcome.php.en

Fraunhofer Institut fuer Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik = Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology, Dresden, Germany (Eng) http://www.iws.fhg.de/e_welcome.html
(Ger) http://www.iws.fhg.de/

Rheinisch-Westfдlisch-Technische Hochschule, (RWTH) Aachen, Department of Physical Metallurgy and Metals Physics, Germany http://www.imm.rwth-aachen.de/home_page_2008/html/welcome.htm

Freiberg University of Mining and Technology, Institute of Physical Metallurgy, Faculty of Materials Science and Technology, Germany http://www.tu-freiberg.de/~wwwfak5/index.html

Technische Universitat Chemnitz, Germany http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/tu/sprachen/engl/index.php

National Technical University of Athens, School of Mining and Metallurgy Engineering http://www.metal.ntua.gr/index.pl/home_en

University of Limerick, College of Engineering, Materials Science and Technology, Ireland http://www.ul.ie/~engineer/mst_dept.php

University of Limerick, Materials and Surface Science Institute http://www.ul.ie/mssi/

Istituto Giordano SpA, Centro Politecnico di Ricerca e Certificazione, Chimica Generale e dei Materiali, Italy http://www.giordano.it/UK/UK/index.html

Universitа di Roma 1, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, dei Materiali, delle Materie Prime e Metallurgia http://ingchim.ing.uniroma1.it/

University of Malta, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Malta http://www.eng.um.edu.mt/~met/

Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands http://home.tudelft.nl/en/

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, The Netherlands http://www.mtm.kuleuven.ac.be/index_E.html

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Metallurgy, Trondheim, Norway http://www.material.ntnu.no/english/

Politechnika Slaska, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, Poland http://www.ceramika.agh.edu.pl/

Stanislaw Staszic University, Mining and Metallurgy, Poland http://www.uci.agh.edu.pl/index_e.php

AGH University of Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, Poland http://www.agh.edu.pl/

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Sweden http://www.met.kth.se/

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Division of Physical Metallurgy, Sweden http://www.met.kth.se/

Lulea University of Technology, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, Sweden http://www.luth.se/stuka/stukaeng/insteng/insteng.kod.2519.en.html

Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Department of Materials Science, Zurich, Switzerland http://mat.ethz.ch/d-werk/


Middle East

Israel Institute of Metals, Metallurgical Engineering and Powder Technology Laboratory, Israel http://www.technion.ac.il/technion/materials


North America

University of British Columbia, Department of Metals and Materials Engineering, Vancouver, Canada http://www.mmat.ubc.ca

Daltech-Dalhousie University, Faculty of Engineering, Canada http://engineering.dal.ca/

Universitй Laval, Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Quebec, Canada http://www.gmn.ulaval.ca/

Mc Gill University, Mining and Metallurgical Engineering McGill Faculty of Engineering, Quebec, Canada http://www.minmet.mcgill.ca/

University of Ontario, Electronic Materials Group, Canada http://www.toronto.edu/~emg/

Queen's University, Ontario Centre for Materials Research (OCMR), Materials and Manufacturing Ontario (MMO), Canada http://www.mmo.on.ca/

Universidad de Guanajuato, Facultad de Minas, Ingeniero Metalъrgico, Mexico http://www.ugto.mx/minas/

Universidad Nacional Autуnoma de Mexico, Facultad de Ingenierнa, Ingenieria en Minas y Metalurgista, Mexico http://www.ingenieria.unam.mx/carreras/minas.html

University of Alabama, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, USA http://mte.eng.ua.edu/

Alabama A&M University, Howard J Foster Center for Irradiation of Materials, USA http://cim.aamu.edu/FrontPage/cimtext.html

School of Ceramic Engineering and Science, Alfred University, USA http://www.alfred.edu/

University of Arizona, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, USA http://www.aml.arizona.edu/

Materials and Process Simulation Center (MSC), Beckham Institute, California Institute of Technology USA http://www.wag.caltech.edu/

California Polytechnic State University, Materials Engineering Department, USA http://www.mate.calpoly.edu/

University of California, Materials Science and Engineering, Berkeley, USA http://www.mse.berkeley.edu/

University of California, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Davis, USA http://www.chms.ucdavis.edu/

University of California, Materials Department, Santa Barbara, USA http://www.materials.ucsb.edu/

Carnegie Mellon University, Center for Iron and Steel Research, USA http://neon.mems.cmu.edu/cisr/cisr.html

Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, USA http://neon.mems.cmu.edu/newfront.shtml

Case Western Reserve University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, USA http://dmseg5.case.edu/

University of Chicago, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, USA http://mrsec.uchicago.edu/

Colorado School of Mines, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, USA http://www.mines.edu/Academic/met/

Columbia University, Materials Science and Engineering, Solid State Science and Engineering, USA http://www.columbia.edu/cu/matsci/

University of Connecticut, Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, USA http://www.cmbe.engr.uconn.edu/

University of Connecticut, Institute of Materials Science, USA http://www.ims.uconn.edu/

Cornell University, Cornell Center for Materials Research, USA http://www.msc.cornell.edu/

University of Delaware, Center for Composite Materials, USA http://www.ccm.udel.edu/

University of Denver, School of Engineering and Computer Science, USA http://mme.du.edu/

Drexel University, Department of Materials Engineering, USA http://www.materials.drexel.edu/

University of Florida, Materials Science and Engineering, USA http://www.mse.ufl.edu/

Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering, USA http://www.mse.gatech.edu/

University of Idaho, College of Engineering, USA http://www.engr.uidaho.edu/

University of Idaho, College of Science, USA http://www.sci.uidaho.edu/home/

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for Microanalysis of Materials, USA http://cmm.mrl.uiuc.edu/

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, USA http://mrlpubs.mrl.uiuc.edu/

Iowa State University, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, USA http://www.cnde.iastate.edu/

Kent State University, Liquid Crystal Institute, USA http://www.lci.kent.edu/

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Materials Systems Laboratory, USA http://msl1.mit.edu/msl/index.shtml

Michigan Technological University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, USA http://www.mse.mtu.edu/index.html

MIRARCO Mining Innovation: a not-for-profit applied research and service organization formed through collaboration with Laurentian University's mining research centres and the private and public sectors, Canada http://www.mirarco.org/

University of Mississippi, Composite Materials Research Group, USA http://cypress.mcsr.olemiss.edu/~melackey/

Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA www.mst.edu/

Monash University, Department of Materials Engineering, USA http://www.eng.monash.edu.au/materials/

Montana Tech of the University of Montana, School of Mines and Engineering, USA http://www.mtech.edu/mines/

Northwestern University, Materials Science and Engineering, USA http://www.matsci.northwestern.edu/

Ohio State University, Materials and Science Engineering, USA http://www.matsceng.ohio-state.edu/

Penn State University, Materials Research Institute, USA http://www.mri.psu.edu/

Penn State University, Materials Science and Engineering Department, USA http://www.matse.psu.edu/

Purdue University, Materials Engineering, USA https://engineering.purdue.edu/MSE/

Rutgers University, School of Engineering, USA http://www.engr.rutgers.edu/

Stanford University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, USA http://mse.stanford.edu/

State University of New York, Binghampton, Institute for Materials Research, USA http://imr.chem.binghamton.edu/

State University of New York, Stony Brook, Materials Science and Engineering, USA http://www.matscieng.sunysb.edu/

University of Texas at El Paso, College of Engineering, USA http://engineering.utep.edu/

University of Utah, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, USA http://www.mines.utah.edu/departments/metallurgy

University of Utah, Department of Mining Engineering, USA http://www.mines.utah.edu/departments/mining

University of Waterloo, Institute of Polymer Research, USA http://www.ipruw.com/

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Particluate Materials Research Centre (PMRC), USA http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Research/PMRC/

The Materials Preparation Center (MPC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) http://www.mpc.ameslab.gov/


South America

São Paulo University, Department of Materials and Metalurgical Engineering, Polytechnic School = Universidade de São Paulo, Departamento de Engenharia Metalúrgica e de Materiais, Escola Politécnica, Brazil http://www.pmt.usp.br/

Lutheran University of Brazil, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Brazil http://www.ulbra.br/

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, School of Engineering, Chile http://www.ing.puc.cl/esp/index.phtml

Universidad de Concepción, Faculty of Engineering, Departament of Materials Engineering, Chile

http://www.materiales.udec.cl/

Universidad de Concepción, Faculty of Engineering, Departament of Metallurgical Engineering, Chile 

http://www.metalurgia.udec.cl/