Not accepting new students as of Fall 2012.
This certificate is an interdisciplinary program sponsored by the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Chemical Engineering Departments. Study includes industrial production processes, material testing procedures, economics of the polymerics industry and degradation of polymerics. Students complete an individual project, consisting of the design of an item, choice of proper polymeric material for the particular application, choice of the processing operation and construction of the necessary molding tools and testing of the completed device. Contact the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
1. A bachelor's degree in engineering. The certificate may be awarded concurrently with the degree.
2. Satisfactory completion of 22 units minimum from the courses listed below:
3. Approval of the certificate committee for admission to the certificate program. An advisor will be appointed to you at that time.
4. The advisor's approval of your completion of the special project.