2024 MSE Grad School Open House

We hope you are enjoying an exciting academic year and we wish you the best as you complete your undergraduate degree. As you plan the next professional career stage, we invite you to consider an advanced degree in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University. 

What is it?

An in-person graduate student open house organized by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at NC State University to showcase the department’s research, and current graduate students and seeks to find the best and brightest in the future of materials science and engineering.

When and where is it?

The annual in-person open house will be held on the campus of NC State University on December 1, 2023. Please RSVP by November 27th to secure your spot.

Who should register?

STEM graduates local to the Raleigh area who majored in materials science and engineering (and related fields)* and recently graduated are eligible to attend.

*Examples include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, and students doing research related to materials science and engineering.

Why should you consider NC State MSE for your graduate studies?

  • Globally recognized for research in optoelectronic, structural, biological, and energy materials
  • Expertise in characterization and computational materials design
  • Graduate Certificate in Materials Informatics for the growing demand for MSE data-science skills
  • Leading department in technology transfer and entrepreneurial initiatives
  • State-of-the-art Analytical Instrumentation Facility for materials characterization
  • Located in the dynamic and innovative Research Triangle
  • NC State College of Engineering ranks 30th in graduate engineering programs and 12th public institution by U.S. News and World Report
  • RSVP by November 27, 2023


Check out our Graduate Student FAQ or email us at mse-gradinfo@ncsu.edu if you have questions or want to learn more.

Learn about our department and information on how to apply. Furthermore, many of our Ph.D. students also pursue Technology, Education, and Commercialization.

Please contact any of our faculty members, or let us know if we can send you more information.

Prof. Douglas Irving, Director of Graduate Programs

Prof. Donald Brenner, Department Head

Register for the Graduate Open House