About The Department
The Department of Materials Science & Engineering established in the year 1960, is ranked among the nation's top schools in Materials Science and Engineering. Earlier known as Materials and Metallurgical Engineering at IIT Kanpur, the department since its inception has placed very strong emphasis on educating and nurturing young minds to impart quality education with strong fundamentals by offering an interdisciplinary curriculum. With cutting edge research in diverse facets of materials science, the department is endowed with a highly competent undergraduate program, a dynamic graduate program and distinguished faculty. The alumni network of the department spans across the national and international horizons comprising of remarkably skilled and knowledgeable individuals.