Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering
Advanced Materials Science
Gain the advanced knowledge you need to address some of today’s most complicated industry problems in materials science and engineering. This program offers a mix of theoretical study and practical experiments in a variety of areas and allows you to contribute to current research with faculty of diverse expertise.
Areas of Emphasis
- Nuclear materials
- Metallurgical engineering
- Electrochemistry, corrosion and material degradation
- Multiscale materials modeling
- Polymers and soft matter systems
- Additive manufacturing
- Personalized Attention – Interact directly with faculty through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship and advising. All faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
- Highest Early- and Mid-Career Salary – Graduate with the highest early-career salary of any 4-year public college in Idaho. You’re also more likely to graduate in 4-years. – PayScale 2019
- 98% Graduate With a Job or are enrolled in additional education. – 2016-2018 Career Services Outcomes Survey
- Hands-On Experience, Guaranteed - ALL U of I College of Engineering students participate in hands-on experiences, through paid graduate assistantships and programs, including Idaho Space Grant Consortium Fellowships, mentor-directed, career-related programs that contributes to NASA’s mission of exploration and discovery.
- International Competition Teams - Materials science and engineering student teams frequently place top three in international design competitions.
- Courses Available Online