As a dynamic university, research at Western is central to
our activities as it enhances teaching and learning, and enriches the
experiences of students and faculty.
At Western, both undergraduate and masters-level students are actively engaged in
faculty directed, chemical research. We recognize that undergraduate
research promotes both student involvement and high academic expectations.
In addition, our masters program provides a supportive environment for
students to continue their growth as scientists.
In 2006, Western established the Advanced Materials Science and
Engineering Center (AMSEC). AMSEC's mission is to encourage and
support cross-disciplinary research and education at Western in the field
of materials science and to promote collaboration among its members.
Currently AMSEC involves about ten faculty from three academic