The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering of the University of Kentucky offers programs leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering, with research specialization in the following areas:
- Electronic Materials
- Metals and Alloys
- Polymers and Composites
- Surfaces and Interfaces
- Thin Films
Materials engineers are responsible for the selection, preparation and implementation of existing materials and for the development of new and improved materials – they work at the forefront of rapidly changing technical areas, where the application of novel, precisely engineered materials is crucial for technological advancement. Materials engineers are critical to all areas of engineering endeavor and the College of Engineering at UK has a very high rate of placement for its Materials Engineering graduates. Our alumni work in a wide range of materialsrelated industries, including metals and metals processing; ceramics and electronic materials; biomaterials, implants and medical devices; automotive, aerospace, construction and telecommunications; military and security applications; and sports and recreational products.
- Advanced Materials Science
- Advanced Mechanical Behavior of Materials
- Advanced Materials Thermodynamics
- Special Problems in Materials Science and Engineering
- 12 months
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DisciplinesMaterials Science & Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 350 other Masters in Materials Science & Engineering in United States
- Personal Statement
- Three letters of recommendation
International33548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
National33548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State13674 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13674 USD per year during 12 months.
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