Research degrees in Materials

The School of Engineering and Materials Science at QMUL is one of the most highly-rated engineering and materials science departments in the UK according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). 

Research within the School is coordinated within the following three divisions:

Division of Bioengineering and Biomaterials

Division of Functional Nanomaterials

Division of Engineering Science

Engineering at Queen Mary has a distinguished tradition in both teaching and research, dating back to the beginning of the 1900s while Materials research has been carried out at Queen Mary longer than any other institution in the UK. Today, research in the school of engineering and materials science benefits from both excellent well-equipped laboratories and an extensive infrastructure of computational facilities. There is significant collaboration and interaction between our internationally leading academics working in multidisciplinary research areas. The research findings are incorporated into teaching, which means that our graduates learn about the very latest skills and advancements in the field, equipping them well for their future careers.

We welcome PhD Research Degree applications from suitable qualified students from across the world (minimum equivalent of a 2:1 hons degree from a UK university).

Details of the PhD Research Degree studentships currently available in the School of Engineering and Materials Science are listed at

Additional projects for those applying for China Scholarship Council funding can be found at 

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