Research and education in the Materials Science and Engineering Department involves the study of advanced materials – including metals and their composites, polymers silicon and bio-materials – and their potential use in various applications.
WE PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH:
STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT
including cleanrooms, fabrication, and analysis tools
AN EXCITING AND INTERDISCIPLINARY ENVIRONMENT
with many students jointly advised or participating in collaborative projects
GREAT OPPORTUNITIES TO INTERACT WITH INDUSTRIAL RESEARCHERS
in electronic materials, semiconductors, energy, biomedical devices, and others
"NSF Projects Offer Research Experience for Undergraduates"
Walker, along with co-principal investigator Dr. Lev Gelb, associate professor of materials science and engineering, leads the REU on surface engineering. The program was first funded in 2012 for three years totaling $320,000. read more