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
Find Your Passion: Broadcasting Engineering
June 17, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
It was just before 3 p.m. on a Friday, and as the song on the radio began fading, Matthew Culver… Read more
In The News: STEM Path to the MBA: The Back Story
June 16, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
As Bob Curtchfield, general partner of Harbet Venture Partners, settled into his Birmingham-bound flight from Chicago, he introduced himself to… Read more
UA News: Randall Research Program Honors 31 UA Students
May 5, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Thirty-one University of Alabama undergraduate researchers received recent recognition through the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program. Read more