DISCOVER YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS
Your journey starts here, with our undergraduate or graduate programs in materials science and engineering.
EDUCATION THROUGH RESEARCH
The UCF Department of Materials Science and Engineering is distinguished by offering an outstanding selection of courses taught by excellent instructors, and by providing students with real and state-of-the-art research opportunities, working with faculty mentors who are active in wide range of sponsored research. The result is education through research.
UCF is ranked the 49th best graduate school for materials science and engineering education
Years of faculty experience in both industry and government organizations
UCF is ranked the 31st best graduate school for materials science and engineering education among public schools
Number of MSE faculty, including affiliated faculty, who have received NSF CAREER awards
Congratulations to the Summer Grads!
Erica Drobner – Advisor Yongho Sohn
Dylan Colvin – Kris Davis
Nathalia Diaz Vallejo – Yongho Sohn
Supriya Koul – Akihiro Kushima
Deepak Pandy – Jayan Thomas
Kowsik Sambath Kumar – Jayan Thomas
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The materials science and engineering faculty is conducting world-class research on metals and alloys, ceramics, soft materials, biomaterials and much more. Learn about the innovative ideas produced in our faculty’s labs.