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2020-21 Department Highlights

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205 enrolled graduate students
167 enrolled Ph.D. students
181 enrolled undergraduate students

Recent News

Materials science and engineering graduate student Oscar Huang has been selected as the Transportation Consortium of Southern States’ 2021 University Transportation Centers’ Outstanding Student of the Year recipient.

Researchers at Texas A&M University have fine-tuned the process for creating defect-free metal parts using a laser bed powder fusion 3D printing technique. Their recommended method will allow controlling the properties of the printed metal part at the microscale.

Dr. Xinzhu Zheng, Dr. Ankit Srivastava and Dr. Hassan Ghassemi-Armaki received the American Iron and Steel Institute 2021 finalist medal for their paper titled “Structural and Microstructural Influence on Deformation and Fracture of Dual-Phase Steels.”

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Materials engineering is an applied field that seeks to design materials with some desired physical properties to serve a particular engineering function.

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