IF YOU WANT TO BE A LEADER in one of the fastest-growing industries where you will design materials for preserving industrial, infrastructure, defense and environmental assets around the world, becoming a corrosion engineer will put you on the right path to success.
Corrosion engineers research and develop methods to lower the environmental impact on roadways, bridges, power plants, windmills, manufacturing plants and pipelines.
Corrosion engineers also design new materials and structures that will address emerging needs in a variety of industries including energy, chemical processing and pharmaceuticals. More.
About the degree
Built on a traditional science-and-engineering base, our program offers a strong corrosion-specific core that includes management courses and practical experience in the field.
What does it take to get into our program?
Thanks to the generosity of companies and foundations, a number of scholarships are available.
What can I expect when I graduate?
Opportunities for corrosion engineers are strong, as need exists in nearly every economic sector.
UA corrosion forum recognizes distinguished experts
Movers and shakers from the field of corrosion engineering were recognized at The University of Akron’s inaugural Corrosion Forum on Sept. 20-21 at the UA campus.
Public-private corrosion-control collaboration receives $2 million
UA and MesoCoat Inc. of Euclid will merge their expertise in corrosion control, thanks to $2 million in Third Frontier funding.
Carboline provides corrosion scholarship
Annual $15,000 scholarship to assist The University of Akron’s corrosion engineering students
Editorial: UA's corrosion program to meet critical need
UA collaborates with industry to advance the regional economy
WKSU-FM (NPR): New technology could mean new industry for Ohio
The very symbol of decline in the manufacturing heartland could be a key to regional revival.
BP donates $500,000 to corrosion program
The energy giant supports the nation’s first baccalaureate program of its kind.