Close
working with materials in lab

Advanced Materials

We are a leader in envisioning, synthesizing and applying advanced materials to create new materials that are not found in the natural world.

Areas of advanced materials innovation at Cornell include computationally designed materials; enhanced functionality through convergence and integration of biological, organic, electronic, and structural materials; self-assembly creation of new materials; and tailoring of interfaces to produce nanocomposites. Cornell is home to four national centers with a focus on advanced materials.

Research Area Faculty

The faculty researchers in this area exemplify the collaborative nature of the work done at Cornell Engineering.

photo of Emmanuel P. Giannelis

Emmanuel P. Giannelis

Vice Provost for Research and Vice President for Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Research Policy
Materials Science and Engineering
Day Hall, Room 222
Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering
Farhan Rana

Farhan Rana

Joseph P. Ripley Professor of Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Phillips Hall, Room 323
Associate Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Groups

Explore More Research Areas