Materials Science


The mission of the Advanced Materials Science & Engineering Center (AMSEC) is to educate students in materials science, support interdisciplinary research, and enhance regional industry competitiveness and innovation. AMSEC brings together faculty and students from Biology, Chemistry, Energy Studies, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, and Physics to facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations and synergistic solutions to complex, multifaceted problems involving materials.

AMSEC's materials science minor consists of interdisciplinary materials science courses, electives and research opportunities. Students who complete the minor go onto careers in aerospace, biotechnology, microelectronics, nanotechnology, clean energy, defense, and transportation.





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