Are You Interested in Nanotechnology?

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Learn About the Exciting field of Materials Science and Engineering!


Materials Science and Engineering (MSE, MatSci) is an exciting field that bolsters other branches of engineering. The development of cars with better gas mileage, ultra high density magnetic hard drives for future computers, advanced solar cells, and many other technological breakthroughs require innovative new materials that vastly improve 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
  • Use your degree to 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

When and Where

All MSE Open Houses are held on the University of Maryland College Park campus, room 1110 J.H. Kim Engineering Building (KEB)unless otherwise noted. Check back in January for spring 2020 dates!

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Open House Schedule (times vary from session to session):

  • Intro: The MSE Program at Maryland
  • Tour of the Kim Engineering Building
  • Materials for the Future: Hands-on Demo of Advanced Materials
  • Q&A with Students and Faculty Members

Registration is required - please follow this link to the registration page.

Open house attendees can apply for a $2000 Top Terp Scholarship, but you must attend one of the open house sessions above to be eligible. Learn more...