Materials Engineering Graduate Programs

Materials engineering addresses the design, manufacture, and characterization of engineering materials for specific applications. Materials development is an enabling step to the production of advanced engineering devices. Materials selection is a key element in the design, manufacturing, and quality control of structures and devices. Materials, including metals, intermetallics, polymers, ceramics, composites, and electronic materials are critical to modern industrial society. Through courses and research activities, the College of Engineering offers graduate programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in materials engineering.

Materials Processing and Characterization

Crystallography and x-ray diffraction, materials synthesis and processing, processing and properties of ceramic materials, polymer science and engineering, corrosion, principles of deformation processing, welding, structure and properties of composite materials.

Mechanics of Solids

Continuum mechanics, elasticity, viscoelasticity, plasticity, fracture mechanics, wave propagation, mechanics of composite materials, and finite elements.

Materials Engineering

Properties of materials, thermodynamics of materials, experimental fracture mechanics, kinetics of reaction and phase transformation, diffusion phenomena in solids, deformation mechanisms, and dinterfacial phenomena.

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