1. You’ll be a part of a community.
Materials Science and Engineering is a close-knit department. Students have the opportunity to work directly with other students, graduate students, and world-class researchers. Students also have fun together through clubs, professional societies, and other activities.
2. You’ll find opportunities to collaborate.
Your professors have a stake in preparing you for tomorrow’s challenges. Our low faculty to student ratio (1 to 5) ensures you will get one-on-one mentoring.
Johns Hopkins is home to a world-renowned School of Medicine, the Institute for NanoBioTechnology, and the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, providing collaborative research opportunities and experiences for our students.
3. You can create new solutions.
Hopkins engineers solve global problems affecting health, energy, security, and the environment. Materials science and engineering is at the intersection of some of the most cutting-edge scientific and application-oriented films. Our students work on projects that push science towards real-world solutions in critical areas.
4. You can design your path.
Our focus areas in biomaterials and nanotechnology provide a base that will allow you to move into many exciting fields. Our students receive a comprehensive engineering education that encourages them to move forward to graduate or professional school, full-time employment, medical school, or other exciting ventures.
5. You’ll open doors to the future.
Our students go on to exciting jobs in science and research, engineering, biotech, pharmaceuticals, and health care. They also pursue careers in financial services, education, and teaching, as well as in government agencies. Our alumni remain committed to helping our students navigate the transition to full-time employment.