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Materials Science Podcasts

There are some fantastic podcast channels out there related to Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), here are just a few of them.

Please let us know of other great ones and we can add them to this list.

IOM3 Investigates…

A series of podcasts, in which industry experts look into issues of relevance to professionals working in materials, minerals and mining sectors.

Listen to the IOM3 Investigates… Materials Science Outreach podcast, in which Discover Materials members Mark Coleman and Stella Pedrazzini talk about how can we encourage more people and from different backgrounds into materials science?

It’s A Materials World 

A series of podcasts in which David Yeh (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Puntith Upadhya (Georgia Tech University) talk to experts from different areas of Materials Science and Engineering – there is even appearances from Alessandro Mottura and Chris Hamlett from the Discover Materials group. 


This podcast series is hosted by the award-winning materials scientist, writer, and storyteller Anna Ploszajski and explores the personal connections we all have with the materials around us. The podcast now has over 80 interviews with makers, craftspeople, artists and enthusiasts all with a love of handmaking with materials. 


Join co-hosts Taylor and Andrew as they discuss the amazing materials all around us! This series provides accessible explanations of fundamental concepts and in-depth discussions about advanced materials and techniques.


Other Materials Science Podcasts

The Research Beat | Episode 7 – Self-Healing Surfaces: The Modern Miracle of Smart Ceramic Coatings

In this episode of The Research Beat podcast, Dr Beatriz Mingo talks about smart coatings and their applications in the future of transport and medicine while detailing her own career journey and research in Materials Science.