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Learn about the exciting field of

Materials Science and Engineering!


Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) 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 materials to 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
  • 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
  • An RSVP is required to attend. Zoom information will be provided to participants who RSVP.

FALL 2020 Virtual Open Houses

  • Saturday, September 26, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
    MSE Open House
    Register in advance for this meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
  • Thursday, October 8, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    MSE Q&E with faculty, staff and current students.
    *Please watch the recorded video of a pervious Open House event before attending this one. We will make the video available to all attendees.
    Register in advance for this meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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
*Open house attendees can apply for a $2000 Top Terp Scholarship, but you must participate in an Open House to be eligibleMore information will be emailed to you after attending the Open House event.

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