Our educational programs will have the following objectives:
- Produce high quality alumni who will be successful in their chosen careers in industry, government or academia, in the State of Maryland, the nation and the world.
- Produce alumni who demonstrate the ability define and solve engineering and science problems in the field of Materials Science and Engineering throughout their careers.
- Produce alumni who demonstrate the ability to relate basic physics, math, chemistry and engineering principles to the field of Materials Science and Engineering so they can function professionally as materials engineers and scientists.
- Produce alumni who design and engineer materials and materials systems for future generations of products and demonstrate a continuous upgrading their knowledge to address and impact the rapid pace of technological advances.
The Department will support our students with an educational program that has sufficient breadth in both fundamental and specialized engineering topics to insure our graduates meet the current and future needs of society. In the area of research, the Department conducts a range of scientific research programs and establishes partnerships with government and industry, both in Maryland and elsewhere, to accomplish this goal.