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UCSC offers MSE programs in both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, enabling impactful research and interdisciplinary collaboration. These programs are supported by esteemed faculty and state-of-the-art facilities — which ensure our students are well-prepared for successful careers.

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The REU program at UCSC offers undergraduate students unique opportunities to engage in hands-on research across physics, chemistry, and engineering. Our students actively contribute to the discovery and development of materials crucial for developing sustainable technologies. 

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