The Materials Science and Engineering Department at Boise State University offers the following degree programs:
- Bachelor of Science
- Master of Science
- Master of Engineering
- Doctor of Philosophy
Why Study Materials Science and Engineering at Boise State?
An Interdisciplinary Curriculum
Our graduate students work closely with internationally recognized faculty members from several disciplines including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, and more. The opportunity to learn from the best, interact with industry partners, and collaborate with international researchers adds to the significance of our curriculum. Research and educational collaborations extend well beyond Boise State to other universities within the U.S. and overseas, as well as with multiple government agencies and industry partners.
Robust laboratories support our teaching and research initiatives. The College of Engineering manages fifty-five teaching, research, and computer facilities, where students engage in hands-on learning. The Materials Science and Engineering Program is home to several state-of-the-art laboratories to support student research and innovation. Find out more about our laboratories!
Education through research is a hallmark of our academic programs and there are substantive research opportunities in varying disciplines within Materials Science and Engineering. Your education encompasses the guiding principles of materials science which include structure, processing, properties and performance. We also facilitate leadership opportunities through education and research. Find out more about our research, which includes the following innovative topics:
- Materials for Energy Applications
- Materials for Extreme Environments
- Nanomaterials Synthesis and Development
- Advanced Functional Nanomaterials
- Electronic Memory Materials
- Semiconductor Processes and Materials
- Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys
- Computational Materials