Materials Science and Engineering

Carnegie Mellon's Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) aims to determine and exploit the connection between the processing, structure, and properties of materials; by doing so, engineers can develop materials that fit the performance criteria for specific applications, which are useful for the technological needs of our society. In addition to this product-specific knowledge, MSE is concerned with the implications of materials production and their sustainable use on the environment and energy resources.

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Welcome to Materials Science and Engineering

MSE graduates go on to...

Work at companies like:
  • 3M
  • Apple
  • Epic
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Intel
  • Merck
  • Naval Nuclear Laboratory
  • Nike
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Samsung
Pursue graduate degrees or careers in academia at universities like:
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Cornell University
  • Duke University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California Berkely
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Michigan