Materials Science and Engineering is the discipline with unlimited prospect. Mastery of its subjects carries significant impacts to successful development of future technologies. Physics and chemistry underscore the foundations of materials science. Built upon nanotechnology and processing capability, materials engineering is pivotal in realizing device fabrication. Our department is relatively young but ambitious. Equipped with many advanced tools, our faculty is aspiring to becoming top-rated scientists in the world. Devoted to teaching and research, we strive to assure that knowledge and expertise received at our department match perfectly well with industry strengths of the future. Surrounded by world renowned facilities near campus, we are committed to bring first class education to our students. The era of Materials Science and Engineering has arrived at NCTU, and we look forward to meeting many of you in the near future.