Materials Science and Engineering PhD
Earn your Materials Science PhD at the only Ohio university with a college dedicated to STEM academics.
What You'll Study
Improving military armor. Extending the lifespan of optical data storage. Creating renewable, sustainable energy. It's all being done here, and more, in the Materials Science and Engineering PhD program.
We partner with commercial researchers to grow and develop local industry. You'll incorporate original findings into your studies from the YSU Center of Excellence in Materials Science and Engineering, and the Ohio Hub for Innovation and Opportunity in Advanced Materials Commercialization.
Our labs and instruments are also some of the best in the nation, including those for:
- Electron microscopy
- Mechanical testing
- Thermal analysis
- Magnetic resonance
With our new X-Ray Diffraction Laboratory, we have the latest tools to perform structural analyses on anything from car parts to organic materials.
One More Thing
Dr. Allen Hunter, Professor
We have built, right here at YSU, a global reputation for cutting-edge facilities and advanced analysis on an array of materials that helps make our graduates exceptionally competitive when they enter the job market."