Materials Development and characterization Center (MDC2)

The Texas A&M Materials Development and Characterization Center was established in 2008 as a part of Materials Science and Engineering graduate program now a stand alone department. It is a user facility serving materials researchers at Texas A&M University College Station campus, and other system members, various Universities and industry.

MDC 2 houses the fabrication and characterization instrumentations required for fundamental science research as well as applications as new materials and devices. The Center interacts multi users such as multiple departments in the Texas A&M University community, the US National Labs, US Army, Navy and Air force, and commercial companies for research and development.


Potential users of MDC2 facilities are required to submit user request form and training request if desired, and contact the facility manager.

The mission of the MDC2 is to provide the organization and infrastructure to the academia and regional companies for supporting their research and educational goals.