With the aim to adapt the challenging needs of Macao Society, Department of Materials Science and Engineering at M.U.S.T. was established in March, 2022 under the leadership of Chair Prof. Shuit-Tong Lee, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World.
The Department is home for understanding the fundamentals of matter, designing advanced functional materials, and building high-performance devices. The Department will act in alignment with the Greater Bay Area Strategic Development Outline of the Macao and pursue interdisciplinary curriculum toward areas, such as artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, biomedicine and comprehensive health. The program will prioritize nanomaterials and nanotechnology which fall in the categories of information display, organic optoelectronics, flexible electronics, wearable intelligent sensors, biomedical materials, nano-catalysis and energy materials, functional surfaces and interfaces, and materials genome. The Department aspires to establish a world-class academic program, which can nourish graduates with capabilities to contribute to Macao, mainland China and the world.