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Kara McCloskeyWelcome to Materials and Biomaterials Science and Engineering at UC Merced!

The MBSE program offers individualized research-based programs of study in the areas of materials  and biomaterials science leading to Doctor of Philosophy and Masters of Science (M.S.) degrees with (M.S. Plan I) or without (M.S. Plan II) a thesis option. Research projects are available on topics ranging from photovoltaics,, electronics, catalysis and stimuli-responsive materials, biomaterials and materials for regenerative medicine.

Our MBSE faculty take pride in combining exceptional teaching with state-of-the-art research to advance the education and research of this interdisplinary program. Our researchers are actively participating both within and beyond the university community to apply enginering principles to solutions in medicince and technology. It is my hope you will explore our site and reach out to me to so we can partner in deciding how to make UC Merced the next stop in your educational journey.

Sincerely,
Kara McCloskey

MBSE Graduate Group Chair