Without any exaggerations, this is the most fast growing engineering field. According to Dr. Mohamed Nagib, this is the second highly supported growing field of research in the states after medical research. He said that NASA is ready to pay half a million of the green US$ for the person who can decrease the weight of the space shuttle by 1 kilogram!
want to know more about Engineering and materials science read the following
1-Definition of Engineering: majors of specialization.
2-Materials Science and Technology
3-My research papers: Boron in materials Technology (incomplete), and Boron in Ceramics Industry