The Study Programme of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering (MME), Kalimantan Institute of Technology was established de facto in 2013 as a study programme under Department of Earth and Environmental Studies. The first Coordinator of Study Programme is Yunita Triana, Ph.D. The students of the 2013 year were 11 students. The students of MME-ITK were entrusted to Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS) until 2015 since the building of university office in Balikpapan was not finished yet, lack of teaching staffs, and lack of presence of laboratory, which was also being built at that time. The Study Program of MME ITK was established formally in March 20th, 2015, under the Decree of General Directorate of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia, number 65/M/Kp/III/2015. In 2018, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering was accredited by National Accreditation Board for Higher Education under Decree no. 859/K/BAN-PT/Akred/S/III/2018.