If you’re interested in materials research, which can range from improving medicine to advancing computer technology, consider one of the thirty Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers at universities across the country. The interdisciplinary focus of the centers means you interact with students across multiple fields including physics, chemistry and engineering.
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Take a moment and visualize being in a convention center, full of the brightest physical scientists in the world – making engaging presentations about every category of groundbreaking, cutting-edge, scientific discovery imaginable… and you’re at the APS March Meeting!
It only opened its doors in 2002, but Boise State University’s Material Science and Engineering (MSE) program has already grown into a grad program to be reckoned with.
Apply to as many schools as you possibly can. Maintain your focus but cast a wide net in order to increase your choices when it comes time to accepting offers. Be sure to research the specific characteristics of each program, such as degree length, faculty, class sizes, fellowship opportunities, research specialties etc. as these factors may drastically influence your decision. — Crystal Bailey, Education and Careers Program Manager at the American Physical Society, Podcast Episode #2