Industry Partners

MatSE collaborates with many industry partners regarding job placement, class projects, research grants and scholarships. We value our interactions and success with our industry members. 

Corporate Partners Program

The objectives of the Corporate Partners Program of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MatSE) at Penn State are to develop a relationship between corporate sponsors, faculty, and students. Corporate partners support a range of student-oriented activities that supplement and enrich our students' classroom education, and ensure that Penn State MatSE remains one of the best materials departments in the world. For more information about the program, Click Here.

Current Corporate Donors:


alcoa logo

Gift: funds for undergraduate students to travel and visit industries for tours


Arcelormittal logo

Gift: funds for Undergraduate students to travel and visit industries for tours


Arkema logo

Steidle naming: first floor undergraduate lab

Gift: Supports our annual banquet, MatSE 590 colloquium series, and graduate student research


AVX/Kyocera Foundation

Endowment: AVX/Kyocera Foundation scholarship


corning logo

Endowment: Corning faculty fellowship


dow logo

Gift: supports graduate professional development


DuPont Logo

Endowment: DuPont polymer science award


GE Logo

Gift: supports undergraduate research


Glass Container Industry
Research Corporation

Endowment: scholarship


Steidle Naming: second floor student study room


Endowment: State of the Art undergraduate scholarship


Steidle Naming: first floor undergraduate laboratory


Endowment: graduate fellowship


Other Industry Partners

The following industry partners regularly contact the department regarding job opportunities and recruiting, support the department through scholarships and awards, or are otherwise involved with the interests of the department: