The University of Massachusetts Amherst

The MSE Interdisciplinary Graduate Program is an interdepartmental, cross-disciplinary program comprised of distinguished faculty and talented students drawn from all five College of Engineering departments, as well as physics and chemistry. Extensive interactions with other departments and colleges such as Polymer Science & Engineering, Computer Science, Biology, and Food Science bring additional breadth and depth in research perspectives to this vibrant program.

Rigorous academic training and organic synthesis of diverse students with different STEM backgrounds remain a high priority. The MSE program welcomes applications for the master’s and doctoral programs. An applicant can be admitted to one of four graduate programs: (1) Accelerated (“4+1”) MS (to be offered in the near future); (2) non-thesis MS; (3) MS with thesis; and (4) PhD.

Faculty work in a wide range of fields: advanced manufacturing; artificial intelligence and machine learning; biomaterials; catalysis; energy conversion and storage; multi-scale modeling and simulation; nanoelectronics and nanotechnology; quantum computing; and soft matter.