Materials Sci & Eng Major?
I'm a high school senior considering to begin my studies in engineering next year. I believe that materials science and engineering is right for me. I LOVE physics, chemistry, and mathematics. I especially love atomic, nuclear, and electromagnetism, and the cool theories that explain why matter behaves the way it does. For instance, the crystal field theory amazes me because it explains why transition metals have their characteristic optical (color) and magnetic properties. I love to better understand the principles of physics and the properties of matter using intense mathematics like that found in quantum mechanics. For instance, I can't wait to learn the Navier-Stokes equations because then I will be able to better understand how fluids flow and I will be able to model fluid flow using computational models. Needless to say, I want my engineering major to involve a lot of physical science and intensive high-level mathematics. Yet, I am also very interested in the biological/medical applications of materials science (e.g. like chelating agents and nuclear medicine). Perhaps I could specialize in biomaterials? So my question is, if you know or are a materials engineer or student, does this major fit my interests (physics, chemistry, mathematics, computational modeling, and biological applications)? Please describe any further aspects of this major as well please.
Asked By: JTK - 5/20/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
You're going to find yourself a bit disappointed then. Most engineering majors don't get into this level of detail at the undergraduate level... More
Answered By: Alex - 5/20/2012
Additional Answers (1)
DOUBLE major and minor?
Answered By: Isabel - 5/20/2012
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.
Other Career Questions
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.