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.
Congratulations, it’s early-spring and GradSchoolShopper.com has helped you find and get accepted into your dream school! Below, we’ve created a list of six important actions you should take to create a seamless transition into the world of graduate school.
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.
Get a summer job, or summer classes, in the school you are going to study in. You don’t have to commit to anything long-term, but you can start in the summertime before your program starts. This way, you can also secure your accommodations and avoid competing with other students for housing during the fall. — Gary White, director of the Society of Physics Students and Sigma Pi Sigma, Podcast Episode #3