About Us

Tuskegee University is an independent and state-related institution of higher education.  Its programs serve a student body that is coeducational as well as racially, ethnically and religiously diverse.


NSF-Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology

NSF-CREST Center for Innovative Manufacturing of High Performance Materials was established in October 1997.  Over this period, extensive scientific, technical, and educational advances have been made in each of the thrust areas of the program.program.


PhD Program in Materials Science & Engineering

Building upon excellence in teaching and research the Ph.D. program is designed to serve the emerging multi-disciplinary challenges of science and technology.


Accomplishements of Center for Innovative Manufacturing of High Performance Materials (CREST, 1997-2003)
Tuskegee University completed five years of the CREST program since its inception in October 1997.

Center for Research Excellence in Science & Technology (CREST)-Faculty & Staff
CREST faculty comprises of multi-disciplinary researchers with a background in Aerospace, Chemcial, Mechanical Engineering and Chemistry.


An external advisory committee consisting of the persons from academia, industry and federal agaencies assesses the program implementation and accomplishments. The advisory committee meets once a  year.