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FUSION OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

M AT E R I A L S S C I E N C E & E N G I N E E R I N G

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

As a materials scientist, you

We offer students an extraordinary

will merge the basic principles

educational environment. There

of chemistry, biology, and physics

are many excellent reasons

with the problem-solving skills

to choose materials science and

of an engineer.

engineering at Michigan Tech. Here are just a few…

You will constantly be challenged to explore ways to make new

Enjoy an Informal

materials and improve existing

Learning Experience

ones.

Small classes are taught by faculty (not teaching assistants).

Ideas into Action

Our student-faculty ratio is one

Bionic limbs, spacecraft,

of the lowest at Michigan Tech.

mountain bikes, cell phones and much more—all were made

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

Hands-on Knowledge Learn by doing in our state-of-

possible because of advances in

the-art laboratories.

materials science and engineering. Discoveries often lead to major

High-tech Facilities

technological breakthroughs,

Use highly advanced devices

including...

such as focused ion beam and

n Nanotechnologies that make

atomic force microscopes—

computers smaller and faster.

even as an undergrad.

n New materials that allow

Real-world Challenges

energy conversion for a cleaner

Participate in Senior Design,

environment. n Tough new composites that enable mountain bikers to

Enterprise, internships and

M AT E R I A L S S C I E N C E & E N G I N E E R I N G

co-ops—our excellent programs give you a thorough understanding

climb higher and faster. n Quantum forces that create microscopic silicon chips that wire themselves. n Biomaterials that help people

of engineering in the real-world

Michigan Technological University Department of Materials Science & Engineering 609 Minerals and Materials Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive

to live better, longer lives.

Houghton, MI 49931-1295 Your Mission, Should You

T: 906-487-2630

Choose to Accept It

F: 906-487-2934

You will explore a wide variety

E: mtu4u@mtu.edu

of materials from the atomic level

www.mse.mtu.edu

One thing is certain: the materials will provide you with a challenging and rewarding career.

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equal opportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural

www.mse.mtu.edu

by studying abroad in countries such as Norway, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil. Outstanding Faculty Our faculty are exceptional mentors, teachers, and

and encourage students to

performance—in metals, plastics,

importance and diversity of

world’s ever-changing needs.

Experience other cultures

an open door policy (literally)

controls properties, behaviors, and

materials, and more.

invent new materials to meet the

Global Opportunities

researchers—who maintain

to macro-scale, discovering what

ceramics, biomaterials, electronic

A

s a materials engineer, you will

while you’re still a student.

and physical sciences; and technology.

take advantage of it.


FUSION OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

M AT E R I A L S S C I E N C E & E N G I N E E R I N G

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

As a materials scientist, you

We offer students an extraordinary

will merge the basic principles

educational environment. There

of chemistry, biology, and physics

are many excellent reasons

with the problem-solving skills

to choose materials science and

of an engineer.

engineering at Michigan Tech. Here are just a few…

You will constantly be challenged to explore ways to make new

Enjoy an Informal

materials and improve existing

Learning Experience

ones.

Small classes are taught by faculty (not teaching assistants).

Ideas into Action

Our student-faculty ratio is one

Bionic limbs, spacecraft,

of the lowest at Michigan Tech.

mountain bikes, cell phones and much more—all were made

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

Hands-on Knowledge Learn by doing in our state-of-

possible because of advances in

the-art laboratories.

materials science and engineering. Discoveries often lead to major

High-tech Facilities

technological breakthroughs,

Use highly advanced devices

including...

such as focused ion beam and

n Nanotechnologies that make

atomic force microscopes—

computers smaller and faster.

even as an undergrad.

n New materials that allow

Real-world Challenges

energy conversion for a cleaner

Participate in Senior Design,

environment. n Tough new composites that enable mountain bikers to

Enterprise, internships and

M AT E R I A L S S C I E N C E & E N G I N E E R I N G

co-ops—our excellent programs give you a thorough understanding

climb higher and faster. n Quantum forces that create microscopic silicon chips that wire themselves. n Biomaterials that help people

of engineering in the real-world

Michigan Technological University Department of Materials Science & Engineering 609 Minerals and Materials Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive

to live better, longer lives.

Houghton, MI 49931-1295 Your Mission, Should You

T: 906-487-2630

Choose to Accept It

F: 906-487-2934

You will explore a wide variety

E: mtu4u@mtu.edu

of materials from the atomic level

www.mse.mtu.edu

One thing is certain: the materials will provide you with a challenging and rewarding career.

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equal opportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural

www.mse.mtu.edu

by studying abroad in countries such as Norway, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil. Outstanding Faculty Our faculty are exceptional mentors, teachers, and

and encourage students to

performance—in metals, plastics,

importance and diversity of

world’s ever-changing needs.

Experience other cultures

an open door policy (literally)

controls properties, behaviors, and

materials, and more.

invent new materials to meet the

Global Opportunities

researchers—who maintain

to macro-scale, discovering what

ceramics, biomaterials, electronic

A

s a materials engineer, you will

while you’re still a student.

and physical sciences; and technology.

take advantage of it.


S T R O N G E R , L I G H T E R , FA S T E R , G R E E N E R

Make a World of Difference Operating at the very forefront of technology as a materials engineer, you are certain to make a positive impact. One of the most rewarding aspects of this discipline is improving people’s lives.

FIND OUT MORE

Senior Design

Enterprise Opportunities

Come See Us

It takes teamwork to bring creative ideas to life. During

Join an Enterprise team and get

seeing in-person what Michigan

your senior year, you’ll have the

the extra edge on your education.

Tech has to offer. We invite you

chance to work with a small team

Solve real-world engineering,

to visit our campus, and tour

of students on a senior design

design, and communication

the materials science and

There is no substitute for

project in collaboration with

problems. Develop marketing,

engineering department. Call

Our society is becoming

industry. You will find our senior

business, and leadership skills.

888-688-1885 to set up a visit.

increasingly complex. We must

design program is more like a

Teams are open to students

provide more food, water and

“first job” than a “last class”.

from all majors, and operate

Advising

energy for a rapidly growing

Recent industry partners include:

like companies in the private

Our academic advisor meets

sector. You can choose from more

with future students to map out

than twenty-eight teams across

academic choices and career

the process. Materials science

n Caterpillar

campus as early as your second

development. Please feel free to

and engineering will play a key

n Chrysler LLC

year at Michigan Tech. Our

get in touch. We look forward to

department is home to the ICE

hearing from you.

population, and we must limit damage to the environment in

role in meeting these challenges. So can you!

n Alcoa

n IBM

and PrISM Enterprise teams. MATERIALS SCIENCE

n Medtronic Professional Success It’s well worth the time and effort it takes to become a materials engineer.

n Mercury Marine

Innovative Casting

& ENGINEERING

n ThyssenKrupp

Enterprise (ICE)

Ruth Kramer, Academic Advisor

ICE works with corporations on

Minerals & Materials

research and development of

Engineering Building

new casting technologies and

Room U101

products.

T: 906-487-3375

n United States Steel Corporation

Our graduates are recruited by regional, national and global corporations. Most have multiple job offers. The field is immensely broad, and there are many lucrative career options. Recent graduates of our program are working all over the world, in positions such as: n Reliability Engineer, Medtronic n Composites Engineer, Cannondale Bicycle Corp. n Research Engineer, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company n Semiconductor Processing Engineer, Intel n Failure Analysis Engineer, Boeing n Materials Engineer, Harley-Davidson n Quality Assurance Engineer, Arcelor Mittal

www.mse.mtu.edu

Undergraduate Research

E: ruthie@mtu.edu Program in Integrated

Cutting-edge research isn’t just

Sustainable Manufacturing

for graduate students. As early

(PrISM)

as your sophomore year, you

PrISM specializes in

can gain valuable experience

manufacturing, with an emphasis

working with a faculty mentor.

on product design and process

This is excellent preparation

optimization.

for graduate school or work in a research laboratory. Funding is available through the Charles and Carroll McArthur Undergraduate Research Endowment. In addition, faculty often hire undergraduates to work on funded research projects.

Overseas Adventure Seeking an opportunity to put your new engineering skills to work in the developing world? Michigan Tech has one of the fastest-growing chapters of Engineers Without Borders in the US.


FUSION OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

M AT E R I A L S S C I E N C E & E N G I N E E R I N G

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

As a materials scientist, you

We offer students an extraordinary

will merge the basic principles

educational environment. There

of chemistry, biology, and physics

are many excellent reasons

with the problem-solving skills

to choose materials science and

of an engineer.

engineering at Michigan Tech. Here are just a few…

You will constantly be challenged to explore ways to make new

Enjoy an Informal

materials and improve existing

Learning Experience

ones.

Small classes are taught by faculty (not teaching assistants).

Ideas into Action

Our student-faculty ratio is one

Bionic limbs, spacecraft,

of the lowest at Michigan Tech.

mountain bikes, cell phones and much more—all were made

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

Hands-on Knowledge Learn by doing in our state-of-

possible because of advances in

the-art laboratories.

materials science and engineering. Discoveries often lead to major

High-tech Facilities

technological breakthroughs,

Use highly advanced devices

including...

such as focused ion beam and

n Nanotechnologies that make

atomic force microscopes—

computers smaller and faster.

even as an undergrad.

n New materials that allow

Real-world Challenges

energy conversion for a cleaner

Participate in Senior Design,

environment. n Tough new composites that enable mountain bikers to

Enterprise, internships and

M AT E R I A L S S C I E N C E & E N G I N E E R I N G

co-ops—our excellent programs give you a thorough understanding

climb higher and faster. n Quantum forces that create microscopic silicon chips that wire themselves. n Biomaterials that help people

of engineering in the real-world

Michigan Technological University Department of Materials Science & Engineering 609 Minerals and Materials Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive

to live better, longer lives.

Houghton, MI 49931-1295 Your Mission, Should You

T: 906-487-2630

Choose to Accept It

F: 906-487-2934

You will explore a wide variety

E: mtu4u@mtu.edu

of materials from the atomic level

www.mse.mtu.edu

One thing is certain: the materials will provide you with a challenging and rewarding career.

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equal opportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural

www.mse.mtu.edu

by studying abroad in countries such as Norway, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil. Outstanding Faculty Our faculty are exceptional mentors, teachers, and

and encourage students to

performance—in metals, plastics,

importance and diversity of

world’s ever-changing needs.

Experience other cultures

an open door policy (literally)

controls properties, behaviors, and

materials, and more.

invent new materials to meet the

Global Opportunities

researchers—who maintain

to macro-scale, discovering what

ceramics, biomaterials, electronic

A

s a materials engineer, you will

while you’re still a student.

and physical sciences; and technology.

take advantage of it.


S T R O N G E R , L I G H T E R , FA S T E R , G R E E N E R

Make a World of Difference Operating at the very forefront of technology as a materials engineer, you are certain to make a positive impact. One of the most rewarding aspects of this discipline is improving people’s lives.

FIND OUT MORE

Senior Design

Enterprise Opportunities

Come See Us

It takes teamwork to bring creative ideas to life. During

Join an Enterprise team and get

seeing in-person what Michigan

your senior year, you’ll have the

the extra edge on your education.

Tech has to offer. We invite you

chance to work with a small team

Solve real-world engineering,

to visit our campus, and tour

of students on a senior design

design, and communication

the materials science and

There is no substitute for

project in collaboration with

problems. Develop marketing,

engineering department. Call

Our society is becoming

industry. You will find our senior

business, and leadership skills.

888-688-1885 to set up a visit.

increasingly complex. We must

design program is more like a

Teams are open to students

provide more food, water and

“first job” than a “last class”.

from all majors, and operate

Advising

energy for a rapidly growing

Recent industry partners include:

like companies in the private

Our academic advisor meets

sector. You can choose from more

with future students to map out

than twenty-eight teams across

academic choices and career

the process. Materials science

n Caterpillar

campus as early as your second

development. Please feel free to

and engineering will play a key

n Chrysler LLC

year at Michigan Tech. Our

get in touch. We look forward to

department is home to the ICE

hearing from you.

population, and we must limit damage to the environment in

role in meeting these challenges. So can you!

n Alcoa

n IBM

and PrISM Enterprise teams. MATERIALS SCIENCE

n Medtronic Professional Success It’s well worth the time and effort it takes to become a materials engineer.

n Mercury Marine

Innovative Casting

& ENGINEERING

n ThyssenKrupp

Enterprise (ICE)

Ruth Kramer, Academic Advisor

ICE works with corporations on

Minerals & Materials

research and development of

Engineering Building

new casting technologies and

Room U101

products.

T: 906-487-3375

n United States Steel Corporation

Our graduates are recruited by regional, national and global corporations. Most have multiple job offers. The field is immensely broad, and there are many lucrative career options. Recent graduates of our program are working all over the world, in positions such as: n Reliability Engineer, Medtronic n Composites Engineer, Cannondale Bicycle Corp. n Research Engineer, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company n Semiconductor Processing Engineer, Intel n Failure Analysis Engineer, Boeing n Materials Engineer, Harley-Davidson n Quality Assurance Engineer, Arcelor Mittal

www.mse.mtu.edu

Undergraduate Research

E: ruthie@mtu.edu Program in Integrated

Cutting-edge research isn’t just

Sustainable Manufacturing

for graduate students. As early

(PrISM)

as your sophomore year, you

PrISM specializes in

can gain valuable experience

manufacturing, with an emphasis

working with a faculty mentor.

on product design and process

This is excellent preparation

optimization.

for graduate school or work in a research laboratory. Funding is available through the Charles and Carroll McArthur Undergraduate Research Endowment. In addition, faculty often hire undergraduates to work on funded research projects.

Overseas Adventure Seeking an opportunity to put your new engineering skills to work in the developing world? Michigan Tech has one of the fastest-growing chapters of Engineers Without Borders in the US.


S T R O N G E R , L I G H T E R , FA S T E R , G R E E N E R

Make a World of Difference Operating at the very forefront of technology as a materials engineer, you are certain to make a positive impact. One of the most rewarding aspects of this discipline is improving people’s lives.

FIND OUT MORE

Senior Design

Enterprise Opportunities

Come See Us

It takes teamwork to bring creative ideas to life. During

Join an Enterprise team and get

seeing in-person what Michigan

your senior year, you’ll have the

the extra edge on your education.

Tech has to offer. We invite you

chance to work with a small team

Solve real-world engineering,

to visit our campus, and tour

of students on a senior design

design, and communication

the materials science and

There is no substitute for

project in collaboration with

problems. Develop marketing,

engineering department. Call

Our society is becoming

industry. You will find our senior

business, and leadership skills.

888-688-1885 to set up a visit.

increasingly complex. We must

design program is more like a

Teams are open to students

provide more food, water and

“first job” than a “last class”.

from all majors, and operate

Advising

energy for a rapidly growing

Recent industry partners include:

like companies in the private

Our academic advisor meets

sector. You can choose from more

with future students to map out

than twenty-eight teams across

academic choices and career

the process. Materials science

n Caterpillar

campus as early as your second

development. Please feel free to

and engineering will play a key

n Chrysler LLC

year at Michigan Tech. Our

get in touch. We look forward to

department is home to the ICE

hearing from you.

population, and we must limit damage to the environment in

role in meeting these challenges. So can you!

n Alcoa

n IBM

and PrISM Enterprise teams. MATERIALS SCIENCE

n Medtronic Professional Success It’s well worth the time and effort it takes to become a materials engineer.

n Mercury Marine

Innovative Casting

& ENGINEERING

n ThyssenKrupp

Enterprise (ICE)

Ruth Kramer, Academic Advisor

ICE works with corporations on

Minerals & Materials

research and development of

Engineering Building

new casting technologies and

Room U101

products.

T: 906-487-3375

n United States Steel Corporation

Our graduates are recruited by regional, national and global corporations. Most have multiple job offers. The field is immensely broad, and there are many lucrative career options. Recent graduates of our program are working all over the world, in positions such as: n Reliability Engineer, Medtronic n Composites Engineer, Cannondale Bicycle Corp. n Research Engineer, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company n Semiconductor Processing Engineer, Intel n Failure Analysis Engineer, Boeing n Materials Engineer, Harley-Davidson n Quality Assurance Engineer, Arcelor Mittal

www.mse.mtu.edu

Undergraduate Research

E: ruthie@mtu.edu Program in Integrated

Cutting-edge research isn’t just

Sustainable Manufacturing

for graduate students. As early

(PrISM)

as your sophomore year, you

PrISM specializes in

can gain valuable experience

manufacturing, with an emphasis

working with a faculty mentor.

on product design and process

This is excellent preparation

optimization.

for graduate school or work in a research laboratory. Funding is available through the Charles and Carroll McArthur Undergraduate Research Endowment. In addition, faculty often hire undergraduates to work on funded research projects.

Overseas Adventure Seeking an opportunity to put your new engineering skills to work in the developing world? Michigan Tech has one of the fastest-growing chapters of Engineers Without Borders in the US.


S T R O N G E R , L I G H T E R , FA S T E R , G R E E N E R

Make a World of Difference Operating at the very forefront of technology as a materials engineer, you are certain to make a positive impact. One of the most rewarding aspects of this discipline is improving people’s lives.

FIND OUT MORE

Senior Design

Enterprise Opportunities

Come See Us

It takes teamwork to bring creative ideas to life. During

Join an Enterprise team and get

seeing in-person what Michigan

your senior year, you’ll have the

the extra edge on your education.

Tech has to offer. We invite you

chance to work with a small team

Solve real-world engineering,

to visit our campus, and tour

of students on a senior design

design, and communication

the materials science and

There is no substitute for

project in collaboration with

problems. Develop marketing,

engineering department. Call

Our society is becoming

industry. You will find our senior

business, and leadership skills.

888-688-1885 to set up a visit.

increasingly complex. We must

design program is more like a

Teams are open to students

provide more food, water and

“first job” than a “last class”.

from all majors, and operate

Advising

energy for a rapidly growing

Recent industry partners include:

like companies in the private

Our academic advisor meets

sector. You can choose from more

with future students to map out

than twenty-eight teams across

academic choices and career

the process. Materials science

n Caterpillar

campus as early as your second

development. Please feel free to

and engineering will play a key

n Chrysler LLC

year at Michigan Tech. Our

get in touch. We look forward to

department is home to the ICE

hearing from you.

population, and we must limit damage to the environment in

role in meeting these challenges. So can you!

n Alcoa

n IBM

and PrISM Enterprise teams. MATERIALS SCIENCE

n Medtronic Professional Success It’s well worth the time and effort it takes to become a materials engineer.

n Mercury Marine

Innovative Casting

& ENGINEERING

n ThyssenKrupp

Enterprise (ICE)

Ruth Kramer, Academic Advisor

ICE works with corporations on

Minerals & Materials

research and development of

Engineering Building

new casting technologies and

Room U101

products.

T: 906-487-3375

n United States Steel Corporation

Our graduates are recruited by regional, national and global corporations. Most have multiple job offers. The field is immensely broad, and there are many lucrative career options. Recent graduates of our program are working all over the world, in positions such as: n Reliability Engineer, Medtronic n Composites Engineer, Cannondale Bicycle Corp. n Research Engineer, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company n Semiconductor Processing Engineer, Intel n Failure Analysis Engineer, Boeing n Materials Engineer, Harley-Davidson n Quality Assurance Engineer, Arcelor Mittal

www.mse.mtu.edu

Undergraduate Research

E: ruthie@mtu.edu Program in Integrated

Cutting-edge research isn’t just

Sustainable Manufacturing

for graduate students. As early

(PrISM)

as your sophomore year, you

PrISM specializes in

can gain valuable experience

manufacturing, with an emphasis

working with a faculty mentor.

on product design and process

This is excellent preparation

optimization.

for graduate school or work in a research laboratory. Funding is available through the Charles and Carroll McArthur Undergraduate Research Endowment. In addition, faculty often hire undergraduates to work on funded research projects.

Overseas Adventure Seeking an opportunity to put your new engineering skills to work in the developing world? Michigan Tech has one of the fastest-growing chapters of Engineers Without Borders in the US.


FUSION OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

M AT E R I A L S S C I E N C E & E N G I N E E R I N G

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

As a materials scientist, you

We offer students an extraordinary

will merge the basic principles

educational environment. There

of chemistry, biology, and physics

are many excellent reasons

with the problem-solving skills

to choose materials science and

of an engineer.

engineering at Michigan Tech. Here are just a few…

You will constantly be challenged to explore ways to make new

Enjoy an Informal

materials and improve existing

Learning Experience

ones.

Small classes are taught by faculty (not teaching assistants).

Ideas into Action

Our student-faculty ratio is one

Bionic limbs, spacecraft,

of the lowest at Michigan Tech.

mountain bikes, cell phones and much more—all were made

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

Hands-on Knowledge Learn by doing in our state-of-

possible because of advances in

the-art laboratories.

materials science and engineering. Discoveries often lead to major

High-tech Facilities

technological breakthroughs,

Use highly advanced devices

including...

such as focused ion beam and

n Nanotechnologies that make

atomic force microscopes—

computers smaller and faster.

even as an undergrad.

n New materials that allow

Real-world Challenges

energy conversion for a cleaner

Participate in Senior Design,

environment. n Tough new composites that enable mountain bikers to

Enterprise, internships and

M AT E R I A L S S C I E N C E & E N G I N E E R I N G

co-ops—our excellent programs give you a thorough understanding

climb higher and faster. n Quantum forces that create microscopic silicon chips that wire themselves. n Biomaterials that help people

of engineering in the real-world

Michigan Technological University Department of Materials Science & Engineering 609 Minerals and Materials Engineering Building 1400 Townsend Drive

to live better, longer lives.

Houghton, MI 49931-1295 Your Mission, Should You

T: 906-487-2630

Choose to Accept It

F: 906-487-2934

You will explore a wide variety

E: mtu4u@mtu.edu

of materials from the atomic level

www.mse.mtu.edu

One thing is certain: the materials will provide you with a challenging and rewarding career.

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/ equal opportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural

www.mse.mtu.edu

by studying abroad in countries such as Norway, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil. Outstanding Faculty Our faculty are exceptional mentors, teachers, and

and encourage students to

performance—in metals, plastics,

importance and diversity of

world’s ever-changing needs.

Experience other cultures

an open door policy (literally)

controls properties, behaviors, and

materials, and more.

invent new materials to meet the

Global Opportunities

researchers—who maintain

to macro-scale, discovering what

ceramics, biomaterials, electronic

A

s a materials engineer, you will

while you’re still a student.

and physical sciences; and technology.

take advantage of it.

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