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California Institute of Technology

Option in Materials Science

Pasadena, CA

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Overview

California Institute of Technology / Option in Materials Science is located in Pasadena, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

198
Applied
19
Accepted
6
Enrolled
10%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 100%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (24%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mechanical properties, physical properties, kinetics of phase transformations, metastable phases, transmission electron microscopy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1200 East California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA  91125-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Brent Fultz
Academic Officer
Email: btf@caltech.edu
Phone: 626-395-2170

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