Transforming the earth's mineral and organic materials into advanced engineering materials and specialized products. Developing automotive and aerospace components. Lighting the way for revolutionary photonics research. Creating high-performance biomimetic materials and processes.
Clemson's Material Science and Engineering program is designed for students with an avid interest in how and why materials behave the way they do and a desire to be at the forefront of this interdisciplinary 21st century research field.
Research in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering is as diverse as our faculty interests. Faculty in MSE currently conduct research on ceramics, glasses, polymers, photonics, medical textiles, biomaterials, fiber science, thin flims and metallurgy.