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We are looking for highly motivated graduate students and undergraduate students to join the group.

Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Programs

Alfred University offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE). The M.S. program emphasizes hands-on studies that enable graduates to readily move into careers ranging from applied research and development to plant operations and technical management. The Ph.D. program offers a blend of theoretical and applied studies enabling graduates to tackle fundamental problems in materials science and engineering. Our Ph.D. graduates are employed in academia, national labs, and industry with careers in education, research and development, and technical management.

Alfred University is well recognized as a leader in ceramics and glass education and research for over 100 years. Collectively, our Ph.D. programs in Ceramics, Glass and Materials Science and Engineering are ranked among the top 50 Materials Science and Engineering programs in the nation. We are also recognized among the top 20 specialized research institutions in applied science.

Postdoc Positions

We may not have any current openings, but please send Prof. Ding (dingj (AT) alfred.edu) your CV if you are passionate about our research interests. You will be considered for future openings.

Prospective Graduate Students

Our group is highly interdisciplinary and we welcome extremely motivated students with a diverse background such as Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, etc. to join the group. Currently there is one position available for Ph.D. students with full financial support. Master students are welcome to join our group. Please send Prof. Ding (dingj (AT) alfred.edu) your resume/CV.

Current research interest focuses on additive manufacturing (AM) and the applicants in nanocomposites, biosensing, and ceramic materials.

Undergraduate Students

We have a few spaces available for undergraduates. We welcome highly motivated undergraduate students to join our group as a research intern.

  1. Senior thesis topics available. Link
  2. Summer research projects available. Link

Visiting Students and Scholars

We welcome motivated visiting scholars to join us. Please feel free to contact Prof. Ding.