Duke University Program in Materials Science & Engineering

A multidisciplinary graduate degree program offering master's and doctoral study

Many of the grand challenges that face society today require new and improved materials to help provide solutions, and this need is driving a resurgence in the importance and relevance of education and research in materials science and engineering (MSE). What is materials science? »

Duke University is a premier institution for materials science and engineering education, research, and innovation.

We are a multidisciplinary university graduate degree program that takes advantage of strengths across Duke to train the next generation of materials scientists and engineers.

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Looking for more about the Materials Science study tracks for PhD and master's students in Duke's Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science? Visit mems.duke.edu »


Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Director of Graduate Studies
Jeffrey N. Vinik Professor
+1 919 660-5560

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Liana Igescu

Liana Igescu

Director of Graduate Studies Assistant (DGSA)