Duke Materials Science and Engineering

Go Beyond Boundaries

We're training the next generation of materials scientists and engineers.

Duke—a premier institution for materials science and engineering— offers a multidisciplinary university graduate degree program that takes advantage of our strengths.

By harnessing expertise through an innovative multidisciplinary approach, the Duke University Program in Materials Science & Engineering at Duke is preparing students to tackle a wide array of big challenges—and for career success.

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Multidisciplinary Excellence

Our curriculum accommodates students with a variety of experiences in different scientific and engineering disciplines.

As part of our unique and engaging research community, there's potential for unique exposure and access to Duke's renowned School of Medicine and its Nicholas School of the Environment and Sanford School of Public Policy.

 High-Impact Research

  • Biomaterials
  • Computational Materials Discovery
  • Electronic and Photonic Materials
  • Energy Materials
  • Metamaterials
  • Soft Materials

 Exceptional Faculty

Representing the Duke departments of:

  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Physics

 Outstanding Career Services

The Duke Career Center provides outstanding career support to its master's students. Our career services include:

  • Academic job search strategy sessions
  • Non-academic job search strategy sessions for industry and governmental positions
  • Resume review and critiques
  • Interview skills training for international students

 Welcoming, Inclusive Community

By choosing Duke, you join an engaged, diverse and welcoming community that values and supports you. You'll notice the importance we place on faculty-master's student interaction.

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts, PhD

"By harnessing strengths across Duke, we prepare diverse cohorts of students to tackle multidisciplinary materials challenges"

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts
Director of Graduate Studies
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Duke is near Research Triangle Park (RTP)—home to 200+ tech companies

Duke University Program in Materials Science and Engineering

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