MCEM enables a wide variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary research projects, covering topics from corrosion to catalysis, optics to superconductivity, alloys to ceramics, polymers to biomaterials and microelectronics to nanotechnology.

MCEM academic and research staff also conduct independent research programmes in:

  • the theoretical and experimental development of instrumentation, methods and techniques in electron microscopy, and
  • the application of electron microscopy to the solution of problems in science and engineering.

Research Highlights:

A selection of research highlights can be found here.

Areas of specialist expertise include: