Graduate Exams: Qualification, Preliminary, and Final

Qualifying Exams & Examiners

Biomaterials

Lead Examiner C. Leal,
Co-examiner H. Wang

Ceramics Processing

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

Computational / Simulation Methods in Materials Science

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

Electron Microscopy and Scattering

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

 

Electrochemistry

Lead Examiner N. Perry
Co-examiner Y. Zhang

 

Electronic Materials Processing

Lead Examiner Q. Cao,
Co-examiner A. Hoffman

Macromolecular Solids

Lead Examiner N. Sottos,
Co-examiner C. Schroeder

Optical Properties of Materials

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

Physical Metallurgy

Lead Examiner P. Bellon,
Co-examiner M. Charpagne

Physics and Physical Chemistry of Polymer Liquids

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

Polymer Synthesis

Lead Examiner C. Evans,
Co-examiner C. Schroeder



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, Composites, Crystal Physics and Structure, Defects in Crystals, Dielectric Properties of Materials, Dynamics of Macromolecular Fluids, Mechanical Properties, Plastics Engineering, Solid State TransformationsTribology of Materials, X-Ray Diffraction and Scattering

MatSE Graduate Programs Office

Graduate Programs Office
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Graduate Programs Coordinator
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