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Materials Project Documentation


Migration of content from our wiki ( is underway. Until this notice is removed, please go there (or use documentation links on for up-to-date documentation.

This is a place for all documentation relating to the Materials Project (MP), encompassing:

  • Foundation: concepts in materials and computer science we use to structure and interpret our data sets
  • Methodology: how we generate and validate our computed data sets
  • User Guide: materials analysis and design using our data and tools
  • User Reference: Detailed help for using our website, application programming interface (API), and codebases.
  • Contribution: Developer guides and design specifications

If you notice an error or omission, please post an issue or click a pencil icon (edit) on a page to suggest an edit to us.

Materials Project Team