Program Learning Objectives (PLOs)

 

KNOW

Demonstrate appropriate breadth and depth of fundamental knowledge in materials science and engineering.

THINK

Review and critically analyze the ideas of other scientists and engineers, especially those addressing problems closely related to their own research.

APPLY/CREATE

Apply the scientific method using laboratory, computational and/or theoretical techniques to create new knowledge in material science and engineering or to design new materials.

COMMUNICATE

Effectively communicate unanswered questions about materials in writing and oral presentations; express the scientific and societal impact of their work; and disseminate new knowledge through archived publications, such as articles and theses.

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Employ the highest ethical and professional standards, and the best practices in laboratory safety, in all research and academic endeavors.