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Why MatSE at Illinois

Your creative energy, technical skills, and collaborative spirit will invent new materials and innovate in science and technology. Join our exciting and impactful field.

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Paths to MatSE

This major may be for you if you want to be at the forefront of technology and make a difference in the world. Materials Science and Engineering is a discipline devoted to the understanding, design, fabrication, and engineering of the materials that underpin and drive the modern world. Materials are the things from which we construct the world, and understanding and manipulating them to drive technological and scientific progress is the fundamental goal of the discipline.

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Rank (US News & World Report, 2020)

26

Faculty members

125

New innovations 2014-2018

CONTACT INFORMATION

UNDERGRADUATE CONTACT

Kimberly Anderson
MatSE Undergraduate Programs Office
201 MSEB
1304 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 333-1441
ksander@illinois.edu

 

GRADUATE CONTACT

Ashley Phillips Smith
MatSE Graduate Programs Office
201 MSEB
1304 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 300-6668
matse-grad@illinois.edu