Depending on its strong scientific research force and advanced materials preparation and processing, as well the analysis and testing platforms, the School of Materials Science and Engineering has been carrying out in-depth scientific researches  around the frontier of scientific development in  materials field, the major needs in the development of national defense science and technology, and the national key scientific research tasks for many years. It has achieved a large number of pioneering scientific research results, and formed a high-level scientific research team. The SMSE has become an important talent cultivation and research base in materials science and national defense field in China.

High-level Scientific Research Platform: The school has 8 national-level platforms for scientific research, 1 national-level platform for talent development,1 national foreign introduction center, and 18 provincial-level platforms in Shaanxi for scientific research and  talent development. It has more than 500 equipments and instruments in large and medium sizes, with a total amount of over 600 million RMB.