Upcoming Events

Fri 27

Speaker: Prof. Doug Irving, NC State University

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Organizer: MSE Department
Fri 04

Speaker: Prof. Srikanth Patala, NCSU

October 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Organizer: MSE Department
Fri 18

Speaker: Jeff Brinker, University of New Mexico

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Organizer: MSE Department

Learn by Doing

Our Research

Through its state-of-the-art facilities and advanced computer resources, the department integrates education and research, giving our undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to solve real-world problems in classroom, field and laboratory settings. MSE boasts 6 robust areas of research that each have unique challenges and impacts:

Broaden Your World

Student Organizations: Choose from our department organizations or other College of Engineering student organizations to network with other students and professionals outside the classroom.

Co-op Experience: Gain hands-on job experience while pursuing your degree, and get paid for it, through the Cooperative Education Program.

Study Abroad: Engineer without borders. Many employers are looking for graduates with second languages and international exposure. Study Abroad introduces you to global engineering.


Connect with MSE

Open Rank Faculty Positions

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering at NC State is always looking for oustanding researchers and professors. Currently there are openings for faculty members with specializations in oxides for electronic applications and transmission electron microscopy.

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Donations help the MSE department evolve and keep pace with the latest technology, while giving our students the skills, global awareness and sense of responsibility they need to make a difference in the world. Consider supporting the department today. Follow our Give Now link to donate to the Materials Science and Engineering Enhancement Fund.