Materials Science & Nanoengineering

Materials Science & Nanoengineering

Contact Us

Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering (MSNE)

Phone: 713.348.3698

Current Graduate Student

The Department offers three graduate degrees:
PhD: Doctor of Philosophy
MS: Master of Science - thesis required
MMSNE Professional Master's- thesis not required
Joint M.B.A. and Master of Engineering Degrees (Program Information)-Offered in conjunction with the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management.



Material Advantage

The student program for materials science and nanoengineering

The mission of the Material Advantage Student Chapter is to promote among its members increased knowledge of metallurgy, ceramics, materials science and engineering and all its branches, to bring members into the community of materials professionals and to instill professional pride in their work. Material Advantage provides a single, low-cost membership that gives members access to materials science and engineering's preeminent professional societies:

Students interested in joining can email


Fellowships and Opportunities: Graduate students interested in learning more about research fellowships, scholarships and other opportunities are encouraged to visit the School of Engineering Fellowships and Opportunities page. Listings are updated regularly.

Useful Links:
School of Engineering
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership
General Announcement 2015-2016
Graduate Student Association
Office of International Students & Scholars