Materials Science FAQs:


Q: Is a materials science likely to have a significant impact on the future of technology?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a materials science becoming increasingly important in an engineer's education?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a materials science one of the oldest forms of engineering and applied science?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a materials science also an important part of forensic engineering and failure analysis - investigating materials?

A: Yes, and products, structures or components which fail or which do not operate or function as intended, causing personal injury or damage to property.

Q: Is a materials science a product of the space race: the understanding and engineering of the metallic alloys?

A: Yes, and silica and carbon materials, used in the construction of space vehicles enabling the exploration of space.

Q: Is a materials science vibrant and consists of many avenues?

A: Yes.