The Center for Polymer Science & Engineering (CPSE) is an interdisciplinary research-oriented center with faculty representatives from the departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, and Physics.
The graduate program began in 1975 and is one of a handful in the US that specializes in polymers. The CPSE offers graduate studies through the participating departments leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Master of Engineering in Polymer Science and Engineering.
A 12-credit graduate level certificate program is designed to meet the needs of working engineers and scientists who are seeking professional advancement in this growing field. It accommodates technical professionals in the plastics and plastics-related industries to further enhance their knowledge of polymer science and engineering.