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Institute for Materials Discovery

Materials science underpins innovation in all areas of our life, with applications to new energy systems, sustainable water, space systems, telecommunications, manufacturing, transportation, security and more. The UCL Institute for Materials Discovery (IMD) is at the forefront of the design and manufacture of novel and sustainable materials to combat the ever-pressing global challenges. IMD brings together leading experts from several disciplines and links materials research across the departments of Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Medicine, Computer Science and Physics.
Research in IMD

Research

Explore our research in developing advanced materials and non-vacuum processing methods!

IMD People

People

Meet the world leading researchers, lecturers and support staff of the IMD.

Industry links of IMD

Industry

Find out how the IMD works closely with industry to deliver commercial and societal impact.

About the IMD

About

The IMD aspires to bring together materials research from across UCL and beyond. Read about our world beating approach here.

Study in UCL IMD

Study

Interested in studying Material Science? The MSc in Advanced Materials will train you in cutting edge materials discovery, manufacturing and characterisation. 

Facilities in IMD

Facilities

The UCL IMD has access to a wide range of cutting-edge scientific equipment. Find out how to access these facilities here.

Contact Us

Address:
UCL, Institute for Materials Discovery | 107 Roberts Building | Malet Place | London | WC1E 7JE

Find our Staff:
IMD Staff profiles

Email:
enquiries.materialsdiscovery@ucl.ac.uk