Overview of School
Department of Building Materials, the predecessor of School of Materials Science and Engineering，was officially founded on June 18, 1993, and then jointly established Xingguang Building Materials Branch with the incorporation of Xingguang Building Materials Group (formerly Shenyang Bureau of Building Materials) on December 2 that year. In 2002, the Department was renamed School of Materials Science and Engineering (SMSE).
The first specialty of SMSE began to recruit undergraduate students since 1980 and postgraduate students since 1999. Now SMSE possesses Master Programs of State 1st-class Discipline of Materials Science and Engineering (covering the Master Programs of State 2nd-level Discipline of Materials Science, Materials Physics and Chemistry, and Materials Processing Engineering); Materials Science---Provincial Key Discipline, Key Discipline of Ministry of Construction, and Liaoning Province Superiority and Characteristic Discipline; Materials Testing and Analysis---Key Laboratory of Ministry of Construction; Techniques of Production and Measurement for New Building Materials---Key College Laboratory of Liaoning Province; Materials Engineering---Experimental Education Demonstration Center In Liaoning Province; Production and Techniques of New Building Materials---Key Laboratory of Liaoning Province.