Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at Maryland is a diverse field that bolsters other branches of engineering. The development of safe, high-density batteries, cars with better gas mileage, ultra high density magnetic hard drives for future computers, advanced solar cells and many other technological breakthroughs require innovative materials and processes to build on what is available today. MSE is the field that spearheads these discovery and development processes.

Come join the elite MSE program at the University of Maryland!

  • Combine Engineering with Chemistry and Physics
  • Find jobs in microelectronics, automotive, biotech, venture capital start-ups, government labs and more
  • Excellent starting salaries for graduates
  • Get research experience as an undergraduate
  • Small classes allow you to get to know your professors

Virtual Spring 2021 Events

  • Q&A with current students

Are you interested in learning more about Materials Science and Engineering? If so, you've come to the right place! Our current students will be holding a session to speak to prospective students. We welcome your questions! This is the perfect opportunity to gain a better understanding of the student experience

Monday February 22, 2021, 6:00 - 7:00 pm (EST)

Please follow this link to register in advance for this meeting.

  • Chat with a Faculty Member

In a unique opportunity, faculty members in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering will be available to meet individually with prospective students. All you need to do is come prepared with questions and sign up for a meeting below!

Thursday March 25, 8:15 - 9:15 pm (EST) - Prof Isabel Lloyd

Thursday, April 8, 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. (EST) - Prof Tim Foecke

Tuesday, April 12, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. (EST) - Prof Tim Foecke

Please follow this link to register in advance for these meetings.

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