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Department of Materials & Metallurgical Engineering

Departmental Accreditation

The Mission of the NMT Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department is: 

To educate our students so that they are prepared to obtain and succeed in the best positions in industry, government laboratories, and graduate schools;

To advance the frontiers of materials science and engineering;

To serve the public of New Mexico through outreach and expanded education;

Program Educational Objectives

Program educational objectives are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve. The Materials Engineering, Materials Engineering with Metallurgical Engineering Option, and Materials Engineering with Biomaterials option programs will prepare graduates who:

Accreditation

ABET Accrediation LogoThe Bachelor of Science Degree in Materials Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, Telephone: (410) 347-7700.

Student Outcomes

1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering
problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and
mathematics

2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet
specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and
welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and
economic factors

3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in
engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must
consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic,
environmental, and societal contexts

5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together
provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment,
establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation,
analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw
conclusions

7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using
appropriate learning strategies

New Mexico Tech Mission Statement

New Mexico Tech is an institute of higher learning that serves the diverse population of New Mexico by integrating education, research, public service, and economic development through emphasis on science, engineering, and natural resources. Its mission is multi-fold:

Student Enrollment

(As of end of fall semester of academic year)

Year    BS    MS     ME    PhD   MS+ME+PhD
2010-2011 58 22    15 37
2011-2012 53 17   17 34
2012-2013 53 19   14 33
2013-2014 64 16   13 29
2014-2015 59 16   16 32
2015-2016 63 19   18 37
2016-2017 58 20   19 39
2017-2018 52 19   15 34
2018-2019 57 22   12 34
2019 33 18   10 28
2020 27 23 2 7 32
2021 30 16 3 11 30

Number of Graduates per year

Year   BS     MS     ME    PhD   MS+ME+PhD
2006-2007 8 7   3 10
2007-2008 9 2   1 3
2008-2009 6 10   3 13
2009-2010 2 5   1 6
2010-2011 12 11   1 12
2011-2012 13 3   3 6
2012-2013 6 6   2 8
2013-2014 12 7   2 9
2014-2015 6 4   2 6
2015-2016 11 7   0 7
2016-2017 13 4   4 8
2017-2018 15 1   3 4
2018-2019 13 8   0 8
2019-2020 10 2 2 3 8
2020-2021 5 10 2 2 12