materials science

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materials science

n.
The study of the characteristics and uses of the various materials, such as metals, ceramics, and plastics, that are employed in science and technology.
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The current pace of change makes the motor industry a very exciting place to work at the moment, and it has been very rewarding to be able to develop my career as a materials engineer.
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Page, state bituminous materials engineer for the Florida Department of Transportation in Gainesville.
Wilkinson, a materials engineer at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
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