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Master of Engineering

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Engineer Your Career

PME’s MEng program is designed to enhance your career path as an engineer, and to prepare you for leadership positions in both entrepreneurship and in established industries.

Students select a track in Bio- and ImmunoengineeringQuantum EngineeringEnergy and SustainabilitySoft Matter Engineering, or Computational Modeling of Materials.

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Meet Our Alumni

Pursuing better health outcomes through medical technology


After graduating from PME, Yo Han Seol worked for Tesla before being employed by Medtronic, one of the world’s largest biomedical and biotechnology companies, where he became a senior engineer in a short time.

Forging a career in polymer science


With knowledge from the Master's program at PME, Max Kristy advanced into technical management at Rogers Corporation and was able to use his newfound familiarity with polymer science to guide and educate the employees who now report to him.

Pivoting to engineering to help clean up the environment


After graduating from PME, Sonia Vohra was hired as a materials engineer at Phoenix Tailings, which seeks to extract valuable materials from mining waste. In that role, Vohra worked to optimize materials characterization and develop new chemical processes, drawing heavily on the analytical training she received at PME.

By the Numbers

  • 1st

    molecular engineering school in the country

  • 62%

    of PME graduates pursue jobs in industry after graduation

  • 8+

    Science and engineering fields represented

  • 280+

    patents held by faculty members

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Chicago Life

When you join the UChicago community, you become part of a fascinating and diverse city of 2.7 million people who live in 77 distinct communities, including our campus home of Hyde Park. 

You have the opportunity to experience the advantages of city life while enjoying the support of UChicago’s many resources.

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