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Graduate Exams: Qualification, Preliminary, and Final

Qualifying Exams & Examiners

Biomaterials

Lead Examiner J. Cheng, Co-examiner C. Leal

Ceramic Processing

Lead Examiner T. Kriven, Co-examiner D. Shoemaker

Composites

Lead Examiner N. Sottos, Co-examiner J. Krogstad

Computational/Simulation Methods in Materials Science

Lead Examiner D. Trinkle, Co-examiner A. Schleife

Dynamics of Macromolecular Fluids

Lead Examiner K. Schweizer, Co-examiner Q. Chen

Electron Microscopy and Scattering

Lead Examiner J. Zuo, Co-examiner P. Huang

Electronic Materials Processing

Lead Examiner M. Shim, Co-examiner Q. Cao

Macromolecular Solids

Lead Examiner N. Sottos, Co-examiner P. Braun

Mechanical Properties

Lead Examiner D. Trinkle, Co-examiner P. Bellon

Optical Properties of Materials

Lead Examiner M. Shim, Co-examiner Q. Cao

Physical Metallurgy

Lead Examiner P. Bellon, Co-examiner S. Dillon

Physics and Physical Chemistry of Polymer Liquids

Lead Examiner A. Statt, Co-examiner K. Schweizer

Polymer Synthesis

Lead Examiner J. Cheng, Co-examiner C. Evans

Solid State Physics

Lead Examiner A. Schleife, Co-examiner R. Averback

Surfaces and Colloids

Lead Examiner Q. Chen, Co-examiner P. Braun

Other - One topic only, may be chosen from list of prior exams below or any other topic. DGS approval required.

Atomic Processes on Surfaces, Crystal Physics and Structure, Defects in Crystals, Dielectric Properties of Materials, Electrochemistry, Plastics EngineeringSolid State TransformationsTribology of MaterialsX-Ray Diffraction and Scattering

MatSE Graduate Programs Office

Graduate Programs Office
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Urbana, IL 61801

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Ashley Phillips Smith
Graduate Programs Coordinator
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1304 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801
P: (217) 300-6668

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