Research

Multichamber MBE system for growth of complex material thin films

Materials science and engineering research at UC Santa Cruz focuses on the discovery and study of new materials for applications in future sustainable technologies.  Research areas include quantum materials, spintronics, photovoltaics, photonics, and biomaterials.  Experimental, theoretical, and computational projects comprise the research efforts.

Research labs are located on the main campus and in new lab space located at 2300 Delaware Ave in Santa Cruz, two miles from campus and a 500 meters from beautiful Natural Bridges Beach.  

During the summer of 2018, the MSEI is offering a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program funded by the National Science Foundation.  For more information, see the link below.  

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