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M.S. Materials Science & Engineering


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Modern Materials, Complex Issues

This program offers a mix of theoretical study and practical experiments in areas such as nanotechnology, microelectronics, alternative energy applications and advanced materials processing and equips you to solve some of today’s most complicated industry problems with scientific contributions in electronic and magnetic materials, ceramics and polymers, and aerospace and nuclear applications.

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  • Personalized Attention From Highly-Skilled Faculty – Work directly with faculty through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship and advising. Most of our faculty hold Ph.ds in their field.
  • Highest Early- and Mid-Career Salary – Graduate with the highest early- and mid-career salary of any 4-year public institution in Idaho.
  • More Scholarships – U of I Awards more than $25 million in scholarships each year, more than any other Idaho public college.
  • 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.

Student: Quinn MacPherson

Changing the world one nanoparticle at a time.

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Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 308

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Chemical & Materials Science Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1021
Moscow, ID 83844-1021

Phone: 208-885-7572

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