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
Bioengineering and biomedical engineering research centers Bioengineering and biomedical engineering labs and facilities


The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the undergraduate major in biomedical engineering, and is a part of the university-wide Intercollege Graduate Degree Program, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

122 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614