The following are links we hope will be of use for potential faculty candidates:
Materials-related Programs/Initiatives/Facilities at UW-Madison
- Department of Materials Science and Engineering
- Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
- Materials Research Science and Engineering Center on Structured Interfaces
- Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center on Templated Synthesis and Assembly at the Nanoscale
- Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics
- Materials Science Program
- Materials Chemistry Program
- Synchrotron Radiation Center
- Materials Science Center
- Polymer Characterization Facility (UW-NSEC/MRSEC)
- Center for High-throughput Computing
- Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
Funding at UW
UW-Madison is the 3rd largest research University in the country as measured by research expenditures, surpassing $1 billion annually.
UW offers the following opportunities for internal funding:
- Graduate School Research Competition
- UW-Madison Graduate School Research Funding
- Support for conference travel
- Graduate School Technology Transfer Grant Opportunities (IEDR and TIF)
- Seed grants through MRSEC and NSEC collaborations
- UW System Applied Research Grant Program
- Other Intramural Funding Resources
Materials Research at UW — by the Numbers
- Five faculty members in the Materials Science & Engineering Department are members of the National Academy of Engineering.
- Junior and recently tenured faculty in the Materials Science & Engineering Department have received extensive recognition in the early years of their UW-Madison careers, including NSF CAREER awards, an AFOSR Young Investigator Award, a DARPA Young Faculty Award, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers and placement on the National Academy of Engineering's list of the Frontiers of Engineering between the age of 30 and 45.
- Faculty associated with the UW’s Interdisciplinary Materials Science Program publish hundreds of journal articles annually.