Materials Research Institute

The Materials Research Institute is a catalyst for multidisciplinary education and innovations in materials at Penn State.

Housed within the 275,600 square foot Millennium Science Complex, the institute offers state-of-the-art research and collaboration spaces and is uniquely positioned to foster collaboration with The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences.

The vision of the institute is to apply both the depth and breadth of collective expertise to engage in research without boundaries, and thereby, to create a new generation of highly qualified graduates who can both communicate and innovate in a converging technological world.


Contact Information

Mailing Address

  • N-317 Millennium Science Complex
    Pollock Road
    University Park, PA 16802
Chemical engineering research centers Chemical engineering labs and facilities


The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering, established in 1948, is recognized as one of the largest and most influential chemical engineering departments in the nation.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

121 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2574