We help students translate fundamental discoveries at the nanoscale into materials that benefit society. 

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Our graduate programs will prepare you to excel and adapt to an evolving, open-ended future, as part of a mutually supportive and inclusive community. Our undergraduate programs offer students a fundamental background in the structure, properties, processing, and performance of materials that is essential to understanding the selection of materials for various applications.

Our Programs

  • Undergraduate Program

    We offer a bachelor of science degree and a minor in materials science and engineering.

  • Graduate Programs

    We offer M.M.S.E., M.S., and Ph.D. programs, as well as an online M.M.S.E. through the Virginia Engineering Online Program.