Research

Within the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science (MFD), faculty pursue research in diverse fields, including: developing sustainable cities and responsible energy sources, improving health and wellness, harnessing advanced computing and data science for discovery, designing quantum materials and systems, and developing advanced manufacturing methods and materials. These diverse research activities combine multiple disciplines and leverage the unique research facilities at USC.

We encourage you to explore the department's rich, diverse and state-of-the-art research portfolio below.

Research Areas

Creating Sustainable Cities and Responsible Energy Sources

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Improving Health and Wellness

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Harnessing Data Science

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Designing Quantum Materials and Systems

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Developing Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Methods

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Research Infrastructure

All research activities are supported by cross-cutting, multi-user infrastructure, which is available to all USC researchers.