Master: Energy
Master 2: Materials for Energy and Transports

PROGRAM TYPE: Initial Training
DEGREE: Master
DISCIPLINE(S): Physics, Chemistry, Mechanics, Materials Science & Engineering
DOMAINS: Materials Science

Internship required
LOCATION: Université Paris Saclay
DURATION: 1 year

InstnCEAUniversité Paris SudUniversité de Versailles Saint Quentin en YvelinesUniversité Paris Saclay


The Master degree Materials for Energy and Transport aims to give students a thorough knowledge of the physicochemical and mechanical properties of materials. The objective is to address fundamental or applied research and thus to improve the performance of one given material or to implement new materials with both structural and functional properties. Particular attention is paid to the characterization and implementation of specific materials designed to protect components in different environments. Learning the strategy of material selection is another purpose of this training. Material aspects related to experimental work, theoretical considerations and multi-scale modeling will be developed. The materials studied  are intended for various fields such as nuclear (fission and fusion), energy production and storage by new technologies (photovoltaic conversion, fuel cells, hydrogen storage, electrochemical storage, thermoelectricity, etc.) or the transportation sector (aerospace, automobile).


The mission of these research courses is to train a student for a doctorate and train her / him as a young researcher and then ensure her / his insertion into research institutions on materials (aeronautics, naval, automotive) or into new research centers specialized in energy technologies (photovoltaic, wind, fuel cells, storage batteries.

Teaching Module on Advanced Manufacturing and Emerging Processes

Master Level – Materials for Energy and Transports


General Introduction

General information on the development, economic activity, life cycle of materials, artificial intelligence, rapid screening.


Fundamentals of metallurgy

Elaboration of powders, nanopowders. Fundamental mechanisms and relations encountered in microstructures and corrosion. Solidification, densification, sintering, fusion, diffusion, epitaxy (in connection with the processes).


2D elaboration

Thin layers & Thick coatings


3D development

Additive manufacturing, CIC, SPS


Synthesis and secure integration of nano-objects


Recycling processes and circular economy of materials


Practical work

Thin layer deposition

3D printing