A Career In Material Engineering

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What is material Engineering?

Materials engineers create and study materials at an atomic level. They use computers to replicate the characteristics of materials and their components. They solve problems in a number of engineering fields, such as mechanical, chemical, electrical, civil, nuclear, and aerospace.

What do I have to do to become one?

Materials engineers must have a bachelor's degree in materials science and engineering or in a related engineering field. Completing internships and cooperative engineering programs while in school can be helpful in getting hired as a materials engineer.

What do they do?

They work with metal, ceramics, and plastic to create new materials.

How much do they make?

A material engineerer can earn a pay level of somewhere between 64000 to 96000 based on education, and experience.

Top 3 school for Material Engineering.

Massachusetts institute

University of California—Berkeley

University of Michigan--Ann Arbor