Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Materials Science and Mechanics


Michigan State University

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Materials Science;Ph.D. - Mechanics, M.S. - Materials Science;M.S. - Mechanics;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Courses and research are available in the following areas. Materials Science: biomaterials, ceramic materials, composite materials, electron microscopy, high-temperature superconductors, impact image, intermetallic alloys, laser processing of materials, mechanical and physical metallurgy, nondestructive evaluation, phase transformations, processing of ceramics, polymers and their composites, shape-memory and super elastic alloys, surface modification, high-temperature superconductors, and structural thin films. Mechanics: applied mathematics, biomechanics, buckling, computational mechanics, continuum mechanics, dynamics, experimental mechanics, fracture mechanics, linear and nonlinear elasticity, mechanics of fatigue, mechanics of composite materials, micromechanics, optical methods of measurement, plasticity, stochastic methods in mechanics, thermoelasticity, vibration, and wave propagation.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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