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Your journey starts here, with our undergraduate or graduate programs in materials science and engineering.

Tania Roy and her student

Undergraduate Program

Chuck Didier in lab

Graduate Programs

Student in lab



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.

No. 49

UCF is ranked the 49th best graduate school for materials science and engineering education


Years of faculty experience in both industry and government organizations

No. 31

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

Doctoral Student Receives Scholarship

Doctoral student Pritha Sarkar has been selected for the Association of Materials Protection and Performance Central Florida Chapter Scholarship. She will receive $500 and recognition at the organization’s scholarship awards ceremony in Denver this March.


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.


Join the Department of Materials Science and Engineering for the next lecture in the MSE Distinguished Speaker Series. Brian Gleeson of the University of Pittsburgh will speak about hot corrosion of aero-turbine materials and design strategies to reduce its impact.…
The 2023 Science and Technology of Emerging Materials Symposium (STEMS) will be held on March 16-17, 2023, at the L3 Harris Corporation Engineering Center, room 101. The symposium is organized by the PREM Center for Ultrafast Dynamics and Catalysis in…