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Department Chair

It is one of our top goals to continue to attract the best and brightest students from the U.S. and around the world. We feel that the mixture of a core curriculum in materials science and engineering fundamentals and leading-edge, independent research is exceptional preparation for future scientists and engineers. 

Paul C. McIntyre
Chair, Materials Science and Engineering

About Materials Science & Engineering

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Our faculty and students research the infinitesimally small to achieve breakthroughs of global significance, working at the atomic and molecular levels to create the microscopic devices and systems essential for cutting-edge solar energy production, energy storage, information technology and medicine.

Upcoming Events

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Summer Research Experience for Undergrads

"Science and Technology at the Nanoscale"

This program is highly recommended for any student interested in getting hands-on experience with the cutting edge of Materials Science and Engineering research!

2018 REU Applications due Friday, March 2, 2018 at 5 PM!