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Materials Science. A Presentation for the Introductory Seminar in Chemistry The University of Akron November 19, 2008 Traian-Ovidiu Gheorghiu. What is Materials Science ?.

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materials science

Materials Science

A Presentation for the

Introductory Seminar in Chemistry

The University of Akron

November 19, 2008

Traian-Ovidiu Gheorghiu

what is materials science
What is Materials Science ?
  • Is an interdisciplinary field involving the properties of matter and its applications to various areas of science and engineering.
disciplines involved
Disciplines involved
  • Applied Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical,Mechanical,Civil and Electrical Engineering
classes of materials
Classes of Materials
  • Ionic crystals
  • Covalent crystals
  • Metals
  • Intermetallics
  • Semiconductors
  • Polymers
  • Composite materials
  • Vitreous materials
motivation
Motivation
  • Understand materials fundamentally so that new materials with the desired properties can be created
  • Relate the desired properties and relative performance of a material in a certain application to the structure of the atoms and phases in that material through characterization.
career paths
Career Paths
  • Metallurgy
  • Materials Production Research
  • Materials Consulting
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Patent Attorneys
places of employment
Places of Employment
  • Industry
  • Academia
  • Government
personal characteristics
Personal Characteristics
  • Ability to communicate with others in a number of fields
  • Strong interest in materials and their end use
  • Strong interest in the synthesis of materials.
job outlook
Job Outlook
  • Hiring can be expected to follow the economy
  • Highly competitive filed but the job market will improve
  • Creative and well-trained individuals should be able to find positions in the field
education and training requirements
Education and training requirements
  • Most people employed in materials science have a B.S degree or higher in Materials Science
  • It is common for materials scientists to have a degree in chemistry, physics or engineering
  • Interdisciplinary degree through programs in which emphasis is on materials science
recommended websites
Recommended Websites
  • www.worldwidelearn.com
  • www.acs.org
  • www.careerbuilder.com
  • www.lanl.gov
  • www.sandia.gov