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
In The News: Alabama Graphite Appoints Leading Carbon Expert Dr. Nitin Chopra To Technical Advisory Council
August 19, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Alabama Graphite Corp. is pleased to announce that Dr. Nitin Chopra, Associate Professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials… Read more
MTE Grad Student Awarded for Research Presentation
August 14, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Tuscaloosa, Alabama - A University of Alabama graduate student in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering placed second in… Read more
UA News: UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 2
July 28, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement ceremony Aug. 2 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus. Read more