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Mission Statement

The mission of Clarkson University’s Materials Science and Engineering graduate program is to provide students with the education and training needed to make major advances in the synthesis, processing, understanding, and application of advanced materials in order to address the Grand Challenges facing humanity.  These Grand Challenges include economical solar energy and other alternative energies; improved medicines and biomedical technologies; carbon sequestration, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and environmental remediation; improved clean water technology; and advancing scientific inquiry.