Materials Application Research Center

Students using a machine in the Alkek Makerspace.

About Us

The MARC provides an environment combining applied multidisciplinary academic research, industry sponsored projects, and experiential learning opportunities for students addressing creation of a talent pipeline of research, education, and commercialization.

Strategic Initiatives

The MARC is committed to accelerating the development and deployment of new technologies by launching several strategic initiatives and facilities.
People congregating in the Advanced Prototyping Lab.
Two students in a chemistry lab.


The MARC expands the possibilities for materials research by supporting various research service centers within the College of Science and Engineering through the Shared Research Operations unit.