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New! BS in Materials Engineering Program Starting Fall 2022 

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Materials Engineering is the study of the mechanical, physical and chemical properties of engineering materials, such as metals, ceramics, polymers and biomaterials. A materials engineer predicts and controls material properties through an understanding of atomic, molecular, crystalline and microscopic structures of engineering materials. As an essential member of an engineering team, the materials engineer is responsible for synthesis and processing of advanced materials.      

Why Study Materials Engineering?


Program Director
David Venerus
Professor and Director of Materials Engineering
Otto H. York Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102
973-596-3158
venerus@njit.edu 

 

 

Final Exams Begin
May 6, 2022 

Top 100

Chemical Engineering graduate program in the U.S.

Source: U.S. News & World Report

$106,799

the average salary of a Chemical Engineer nationally

Source: Data USA

The chemical engineer profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average job growth rate.

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Meet Some of Our Students

We currently enroll the largest percentage of female students of any other department in NCE.

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Victoria Harbour

“What I love about research at NJIT is that primary investigators draw on creative and hardworking thinkers throughout the campus community. ”

Victoria Harbour
Class of 2018

Mehnaz  Mursalat

“I’m working on microfluidic biosensors for cancer detection. We hope this technology will replace invasive biopsies. ”

Mehnaz Mursalat
Class of 2020

Jeremy  Bedient

“Within a week of attending the Career Fair, I secured a co-op with Johnson & Johnson’s supply chain department.”

Jeremy Bedient
Class of 2021