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  Materials Engineering Careers, Jobs and Career Information
Material engineers deal with extracting, developing, processing and testing of various materials and minerals which are used in order to produce a huge variety of consumer goods like computer chips, television sets, golf clubs and snow skis.
For instance, materials engineers have devised the method of creating and then studying materials at an atomic level using advanced technology and processes and replicating the nature of materials and their components with computers.
Materials engineers are widely spread in the manufacturing sector because materials are building blocks raw materials for other goods.
www.careeroverview.com /materials-engineering-careers.html   (592 words)

  
 List of materials engineers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Nanophase Engineers and produces nanocrystalline materials (ceramic and metallic materials in powder form) using several techniques including Physical Vapor Synthesis and Discrete Particle Encapsulation.
Advanced Engineering Materials The journal publishes international news from industry, academia, government or research foundations, book reviews, and a conference calendar relevant for materials scientists and engineers as well essays and correspondence to enable a lively discuss
Department of Materials Responsible for the education of engineers and scientists in the general field of materials science and engineering.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-List_of_materials_engineers.html   (408 words)

  
 What is Materials Science and Engineering
Materials engineers and scientists study the interplay of different materials' structure, performance, properties, and synthesis, otherwise known as the materials pyramid, with the goal of designing and producing new materials and new applications of materials that perform in predictable ways.
Materials engineers may be asked to develop materials in order to fulfill a requirement of a public policy.
No matter what materials engineers decide to do, in a corporate, research, or academic setting and in their social life, they will be interacting with people in the public.
ceramicmaterials.rutgers.edu /about.php   (1144 words)

  
 ASM | Materials Engineering as a Career
Materials engineers are leading the development of strong, light weight composites in high-tech industries such as aeronautical and aerospace.
Materials engineering is a hands-on career that often begins in manufacturing or technical support and moves on into management, research, development, sales or consulting.
Materials engineers may even enter the law, a career that benefits from training in logic and the ability to handle complex technical issues.
www.asminternational.org /Content/NavigationMenu/ASMFoundation/MaterialsEngineeringasaCareer/Materials_Engineering_Career.htm   (869 words)

  
 Intel Education: Design and Discovery: What Do Engineers Do?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Engineers are a diverse group, contributing to projects that improve the quality of life on every continent.
Materials engineers specializing in metals are metallurgical engineers, while those specializing in ceramics are ceramic engineers.
Systems engineers are like team captains who are responsible for bringing all the pieces of an engineering project together and making them work harmoniously, while still meeting performance and cost goals, and keeping on schedule.
www.intel.com /education/design/resources/what_engineers_do.htm   (1584 words)

  
 scijobs.org OOH Job Profiles - Materials Engineers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
For example, materials engineers have developed the ability to create and then study materials at an atomic level using advanced processes, electrons, neutrons, or x-rays and to replicate the characteristics of materials and their components with computers.
However, many of the manufacturing industries in which materials engineers are concentrated—such as primary metals and stone, clay, and glass products—are expected to experience declines in employment, reducing employment opportunities for materials engineers.
As firms contract out to meet their materials engineering needs, however, employment growth is expected in many services industries, including research and testing, personnel supply, health, and engineering and architectural services.
www.scijobs.org /ooh/034.shtml   (600 words)

  
 Metallurgical, Ceramic, and Materials Engineers
Engineers manipulate the atomic and molecular structure of materials in controlled manufacturing environments, selecting materials with desirable mechanical, electrical, magnetic, chemical, and heat-transfer properties which meet special performance requirements.
Materials engineers evaluate technical requirements and material specifications to develop materials that can be used, for example, to reduce the weight, but not the strength of an object.
Employment of metallurgical, ceramic, and materials engineers is expected to increase more slowly than the average for all occupations through the year 2006.
www.umsl.edu /services/govdocs/ooh9899/110.htm   (488 words)

  
 Engineers
Materials engineers have developed the ability to create and then study materials at an atomic level, using advanced processes to replicate the characteristics of materials and their components with computers.
Engineering technology graduates, however, are not qualified to register as professional engineers under the same terms as graduates with degrees in engineering.
Materials engineers are expected to have employment growth about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2014.
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 COLLEGE COMPASS -- Occupational Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Materials engineers evaluate technical requirements and material specifications to develop materials that can be used, for example, to reduce the weight, but not the strength of an object.
Materials engineers also test and evaluate materials and develop new materials, such as the composite materials now being used in ""stealth'' aircraft.
Employment of metallurgical, ceramic, and materials engineers is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2005.
www.edonline.com /collegecompass/oohb0047.htm   (430 words)

  
 Engineering Fields
Aerospace Engineering is the field of Engineering concerned with the design, development, construction, testing, and operation of vehicles operating in the Earth's atmosphere or in outer space.
Materials Engineers design and develop new materials with improved characteristics using the knowledge gained by materials scientists, who are concerned with the understanding of the properties and behavior of materials.
Ocean Engineers are concerned with ocean exploration (development and use of submersible vehicles); ocean structures, such as deep-water drilling platforms; wave action on beaches docks, buoys, moorings, and harbors; underwater pipelines; pollution control in oceans and estuaries; and resource recovery.
www.stcc.cc.tx.us /engineer/Engineering_Fields.htm   (1421 words)

  
 Materials Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
DEPARTMENT OF Materials engineering is an exciting field that has developed over the last thirty years as a synthesis of studies of the structure and properties of various materials and their development for technological purposes.
Materials engineers are active in the research and development of new materials and new technological processes as well as in the control of manufacturing processes where materials play a role.
Materials engineers are also responsible for quality control and advise engineers of other fields concerning the choice of appropriate materials and their production.
www.bgu.ac.il /eng/DEPTS/MA1.html   (478 words)

  
 Strength of Materials - Engineers Edge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A measure of the deformation of the material that is dimensionless.
The modulus is insensitive to a material's temper.
The greatest stress at which a material is capable of sustaining the applied load without deviating from the proportionality of stress to strain.
www.engineersedge.com /strength_of_materials.htm   (577 words)

  
 AN ENGINEERING CAREER DAY FOR YOUNG WOMEN
Materials engineers deal with the science and technology of producing materials that have properties and shapes suitable for practical use.
Materials engineers may also conduct durability evaluation research to see how durable certain materials are in various environments, such as whether car components are durable to harsh winter weather and salt, or whether spacecraft materials survive in the harsh environment of space.
Materials science and engineering activities are found commonly in aerospace, transportation, electronics, energy conversion, biomedical and spacecraft industries.
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 Materials Engineers
For example, materials engineers have developed the ability to create and then study materials at an atomic level using advanced processes, electrons, neutrons, or x-rays and to replicate the characteristics of materials and their components with computers.
Employment of materials engineers is expected to grow more slowly than the average for all occupations through 2010.
However, many of the manufacturing industries in which materials engineers are concentrated—such as primary metals and stone, clay, and glass products—are expected to experience declines in employment, reducing employment opportunities for materials engineers.
www.umsl.edu /services/govdocs/ooh20022003/ocos034.htm   (624 words)

  
 Materials Engineers
Employment of materials engineers is expected to grow more slowly than the average for all occupations through 2008.
Many of the manufacturing industries in which materials engineers are concentrated—such as primary metals; industrial machinery and equipment; and stone, clay, and glass products—are expected to experience declines in employment.
As firms outsource their materials engineering needs, however, employment growth is expected in many services industries including research and testing, personnel supply, health, and engineering and architectural services.
www.jobbankusa.com /ohb/ohb034.html   (535 words)

  
 Career Information - Materials Engineers
Materials engineers are involved in the extraction, development, processing, and testing of the materials used to create a diversity of products, from computer chips and television screens to golf clubs and snow skis.
For example, materials engineers have developed the ability to create and then study materials at an atomic level using advanced processes to replicate the characteristics of materials and their components with computers.
Although many of the manufacturing industries in which materials engineers are concentrated are expected to experience declines in employment, more materials engineers will be needed to develop new materials for electronics, biotechnology, and plastics products.
www.collegegrad.com /careers/proft16.shtml   (603 words)

  
 Materials Engineering
Materials Engineers are responsible for the entire processing stream for the transformation of minerals and recycled materials into usable products.
At the front of the process stream, materials engineers are found in the concentration and upgrading operations.
The key to materials engineering is the use of fundamental principles, together with computer modelling and control, to produce a high quality, competitively priced engineered material.
www.mcgill.ca /minmet/materials   (404 words)

  
 Background on National Engineers Week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The National Engineers Week Foundation, a formal coalition of more than 75 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies, is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers among young students and by promoting pre-college literacy in math and science.
Engineers Week partners worked with WGBH-Boston to develop and deploy hundreds of volunteers and dozens of trainings and special events for the launch of this PBS television reality show in 2007.The show, with accompanying Web site and outreach campaign, targets 9-12 year olds and is part reality competition, all engineering, and major fun.
New Faces of Engineering – Young engineers who have been in the workplace five years or less and have shown outstanding abilities in projects that significantly impact public welfare or further professional development and growth are recognized for their accomplishments in major print media and local press.
www.eweek.org /site/About/background.shtml   (850 words)

  
 Salaries by Job Title: Materials Engineers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Materials engineers work with metals, ceramics, plastics, semiconductors, and combinations of materials to create new materials.
Materials engineers meet with the engineers who designed the products they are working on.
Materials engineers who work with metals are called metallurgical engineers.
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 Materials Engineers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Many of the materials they create are "composites," incorporating a combination of substances into something entirely unique and crafted to meet a specific mechanical, electrical or chemical requirement.
Entry-level materials engineers need at least a bachelor’s degree in engineering, however, many jobs require advanced degrees, and master’s degrees and doctorates are often necessary for advancement.
Materials engineers are widely distributed among industries, since materials are building blocks for other goods.
www3.ccps.virginia.edu /career_prospects/briefs/E-J/EngineersMaterials.shtml   (1016 words)

  
 School of Engineering - Materials Science and Engineering Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Materials engineers specializing in metals can be considered metallurgical engineers, while those specializing in ceramics can be considered ceramic engineers.
Most metallurgical engineers work in one of the three main branches of metallurgy-extractive or chemical, physical, and process.
However, many of the manufacturing industries in which materials engineers are concentrated-such as primary metals and stone, clay, and glass products-are expected to experience declines in employment, reducing employment opportunities for materials engineers.
www.engr.uconn.edu /SoE/soe_metal_mater_engr_oview.htm   (556 words)

  
 Alberta Occupational Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Materials engineers are involved in the development, processing, application and evaluation of metals and materials.
Under Alberta's Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act, you must be a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) to practice as a Professional Engineer.
An increasing number of materials engineers work for consulting firms and in research and development, resolving problems ranging from the interaction of molten metal with brick furnace linings to the failure of thin-film circuit elements in microelectronic components.
www.alis.gov.ab.ca /occinfo/Content/RequestAction.asp?aspAction=GetHTMLProfile&format=html&OCCPRO_ID=71003005   (869 words)

  
 Nat' Academies Press, Materials and Man's Needs: Materials Science and Engineering -- Volume I, The History, Scope, and ...
The differences among societies in percentage of Ph.D. materials engineers who are members as compared to percentage of all engineers and all materials engineers who are members is suggestive of differing degrees of sophistication in the use of materials in different segments of the engineering enterprise.
The Engineers Register arranges the areas of technology and science into “product groups.” In Table 2.25 the percentage of Ph.D. level materials engineers that the COSMAT survey found in each large and well-defined product group is presented.
The total number of materials engineers in each group is also given as an indication of the significance of the statistic.
www.nap.edu /books/NI000880/html/130.html   (788 words)

  
 2142¬†Metallurgical and Materials Engineers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Metallurgical and materials engineers conduct studies of the properties and characteristics of metals and other non-metallic materials and plan, design and develop machinery and processes to concentrate, extract, refine and process metals, alloys and other materials such as ceramics, semiconductors and composite materials.
Metallurgical and materials engineers are employed in consulting engineering firms, mining, metal processing and manufacturing companies, and in government, research and educational institutions.
Engineers often work in a multidisciplinary environment and acquire knowledge and skills through work experience that may allow them to practise in associated areas of science, engineering, sales, marketing or management.
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 Materials Engineers
These are the kinds of questions that materials engineers answer.
Materials engineers find ways to use and improve existing materials and then come up with new ones.
However, there should be a need for materials engineers who work with plastics or materials for electronics and biotechnology.
collegeboard.com /csearch/majors_careers/profiles/careers/105086.html   (359 words)

  
 MME - Home
Other metallurgical and materials engineers devise and control manufacturing methods: for copper wire, steel I-beams, or aluminum foil; for gigantic titanium wings spars for aircraft, or tiny bearings and gears for computer printers; for polymer composite body panels used in sports cars, or ceramic casserole dishes used in the family kitchen.
High school students planning to be metallurgical or materials engineers should have a strong interest in math, chemistry, and physics; for example an entering student should have a year of calculus, and a year of chemistry and physics.
As a metallurgical and materials engineering student at UTEP, you will be encouraged to participate in materials research and development for academic credit and remuneration, and you will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of well-paid summer jobs through established cooperative work programs with manufacturing companies, engineering firms, and government agencies.
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 Career: Materials Engineers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
For instance, if you are interested in teaching materials engineering you need a Ph.D. Also, many students go on to graduate school to specialize in an area of materials engineering.
In Minnesota, the median wage for materials engineers is $31.95 per hour, or $5,538 per month for a full-time worker.
Nationally, the number of jobs for materials engineers is expected to grow more slowly than average through the year 2012.
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