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Plastics Engineering

Department of Plastics Engineering

Mission Statement

The Department of Plastics Engineering's mission is to advance polymeric material systems and their sustainable application, being recognized internationally for excellence in plastics engineering education and research.

Overview / Description

The Plastics Engineering Department is an internationally recognized leader in plastics engineering education. Founded in 1954, we offer the first and largest ABET accredited Plastics Engineering program in the U.S. More than 3,000 graduates are working in the plastics industry in leadership positions worldwide. We offer rewarding education from the undergraduate to the graduate level and continuing education. Faculty and students conduct innovative research and provide assistance to industry through technology transfer. We foster a caring educational environment that addresses, from concept to commercialization, the design and manufacture of plastic products.

For additional information, visit the Department of Plastics Engineering website.