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
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.
UCF Researchers Uncover Key Mechanisms for Sustainable Ammonia Production
A University of Central Florida research team with collaborators at Virginia Tech have published critical findings about the electrochemical synthesis of ammonia, advancing sustainable fertilizer…
Postdoctoral Scholar Receives Young Investigator Award
The Wound Healing Society has selected materials science and engineering postdoctoral scholar Elayaraja Kolanthai as one of eight recipients of its Young Investigator Award. As…
Startup M2X Energy Partners With UCF’s FSEC, Aims to Convert Greenhouse Gases Into Low-carbon Methanol
Most people realize the climate impacts of carbon dioxide. Not many people, however, know that methane, the main component of natural gas, is much more…
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.