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Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Student Experience

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Student Experience

Material Science and engineering students are part of a connected community with faculty and researchers.

Real World Experience

Research in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering is funded by numerous federal and state agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF), Office of Naval Research (ONR), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Defense Production Administration (DPA), Department of Energy (DOE), and United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Research Opportunities

A research intensive department, Materials Science and Engineering students are encouraged to participate in funded research projects alongside faculty members. State-of-the-art equipment exposes students to the preparation and evaluation of newer types of ceramics, metals, polymers, and composites required in aerospace advanced engine, biotechnology, photosics, and electromagnetic applications.

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Student Organizations

MSE offers many student organizations to make connections and have fun.

  • Material Advantage Rutgers Chapter
  • Keramos - The American Ceramic Society
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