The breadth of training afforded to engineers specializing in the fields of metallurgical and materials engineering permits entry into many exciting fields. Virtually every component of any engineered structure is limited by the properties of the materials. The selection, methods of production, treatment and finishing of the materials depend on metallurgical and materials engineers. Exciting challenges exist today in the development and application of new materials, such as new generation of superconductors and ultra lightweight composites.
The curriculum at The University of Alabama provides classes that develop the underlying scientific and engineering principles involved in these areas. Student are exposed to an integrated learning experience in the classroom and laboratories, involving lectures, projects and problem-solving assignments. Stimulated by an environment of sophisticated equipment and computer technology, students experience individual attention from faculty through specialized research projects and classwork. Graduates of our department have distinguished themselves in many careers, holding a wide range of managerial, scientific and engineering positions across the country in industry, government and education. Read more...
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering
UA News: UA Honors Five Distinguished Engineering Fellows
April 14, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2015 class of Distinguished Engineering… Read more
In The News: Co-op provide students with opportunities
April 13, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
At 7:30 a.m. many college students are still asleep. At 7:30 a.m. many mornings last year, Scott Nagy was walking into… Read more
MTE Professor Organizes Symposium, Book to Honor Emeritus Colleague
April 2, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – Dr. Laurentiu Nastac, associate professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, organized a… Read more