The Centre for Materials Engineering carries out research, education and training in the field of Materials Engineering. We are concerned with the physical, chemical, electrical and mechanical properties of ceramic, polymeric, metallic and composite materials.

The Centre undertakes extensive research programmes and is supported by industrial partners and the National Research Foundation (NRF). We promote quality research by maintaining international liaisons and publication in reputable journals.

The Centre also aims to support and assist both large and developing industries through research projects, practical solutions and human resource development.

Postgraduate students are prepared for MSc(Eng) and PhD degrees. Training in Materials Science is provided via the BSc(Hons) in Materials Science and short courses for professionals.