Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Materials Science and Engineering

The Doctor of Philosophy degree is directed to attain proficiency in the pursuit of independent scholarly work. The degree comprises coursework in the general principles of materials, with emphasis on metallurgy, polymers, ceramics, paper science and engineering, or functional electronic materials. Additional requirements include specialized courses both in the area of the doctoral thesis and in one or two other areas, passing qualifying examinations, and an independent research investigation.