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 vision – mission – culture

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering seeks to be the best program in the Southwest (and among the top 20 nationally) within the next decade.

Initiating highly collaborative endeavors and using the diversity of our department as a source of innovation and technical excellence, we will bring the scientific breakthroughs necessary for industry and government initiatives, making us a global leader in educating our students and exceeding our stakeholders’ expectations.

We are a cohesive and results-oriented team of innovative individuals who exceed our own expectations by creating an exciting, collaborative, supportive and welcoming environment for all. We believe that both risk and reward come from promoting a good life/work balance.