Materials Science and Engineering is an interdisciplinary program at University of Maryland. Students from engineering and science disciplines receive a solid foundation in the physics and chemistry of materials, thermodynamics and structure of materials, as well as the latest technological aspects of materials in today’s manufacturing environment.
Faculty research areas are mainly concentrated in the development of novel materials for today’s electronics, energy, biomedical and high tech industries. These materials may be bulk or thin film format and range from ceramics, semiconductors, metals, polymer and biomaterials.
Departmental faculty members are major participants in the University of Maryland Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, the Maryland NanoCenter and the University of Maryland Energy Research Center. For an overview of the Materials Science and Engineering Department, please visit Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland.
Facilities and Special Resources
Special equipment includes scanning and transmission electron microscopes; X-ray diffraction devices; image analysis and mechanical testing facilities; crystal growing, thin film deposition and analysis equipment; HPLC, GC, IR and other sample preparation and analytical apparatus.
- Nanometer Structure of Materials
- Thermodynamics in Materials Science
- Kinetics of Reactions in Materials
- Defects in Materials
- Polymer Physics
- Seminar in Materials Science and Engineering
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMaterials Science & Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 1866 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United States
- Statement of Purpose
- TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
- Letters of Recommendation (3)
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
International51180 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
National51180 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State23040 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 12 months.
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