Many different organizations are affiliated with the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and have had tremendous influence in making it a success for Iowa State University students.
Iowa State University provides first-rate facilities and support for conducting innovative research. Below are the on-campus centers and institutions that support materials science and engineering research.
- Ames National Laboratory
- Center for Nondestructive Evaluation
- Microelectronics Research Center (MRC)
- NSF Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals
- Bioeconomy Institute
- Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites
MSE students, alumni, and faculty are involved in a number of national and international organizations dedicated to informing and educating others about the materials science and engineering profession. Below are links to a few of those organizations.