Metals Science and Technology (MST)

The specialization in Metals Science and Technology will put you in contact with the latest technologies and approaches in the design, characterization, engineering, production and performance of metallic alloys. This specialization will allow you to innovatively design and effectively select metallic alloys able to meet challenging environmental and working conditions. You will earn an in-depth understanding of the relationships between metallic microstructures and their properties, ranging from strength and corrosion to magnetic properties.

The specialisation comprises: 

  • Metals Science II (4 EC);
  • Science of Failure (3 EC);
  • Computational Materials Science II (3 EC);
  • Advanced Characterisation (4 EC);
  • Corrosion Science (3 EC);
  • Steel Science (3 EC)
  • Electives (19 EC).

Examples of graduation projects

  • The influence of microstructure on the corrosion behaviour of ferritic-martensitic steel;
  • 3-dimensional analysis of microstructures in titanium;
  • Atomistic simulation of interface dynamics during austenite-ferrite transformation;
  • Thermal stability of retained austenite in Quenching & Partitioning steels;
  • Effect of chemical composition and microstructure of Zn and Al-based coatings on electrochemical response in corrosive environments.

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    - Organization: Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering
    - Education type: Master
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