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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 40.1001

Title: Materials Science.

Definition: A program that focuses on the general application of mathematical and scientific principles to the analysis and evaluation of the characteristics and behavior of solids, including internal structure, chemical properties, transport and energy flow properties, thermodynamics of solids, stress and failure factors, chemical transformation states and processes, compound materials, and research on industrial applications of specific materials. See also: 14.1801) Materials Engineering., 40.1002) Materials Chemistry.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
40.1001 Materials Science. No substantive changes 40.1001 Materials Science.
Illustrative Examples
  • [Mechanical Properties of Materials]
  • [Structural Materials]
  • [Electronic and Optical Materials]
  • [Biomaterials]
  • [Materials Theory]
  • [Surface Technology]