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Qualification: SOC code: 192032

Research and study the structures and chemical properties of various natural and synthetic or composite materials, including metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers, and glass. Determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications. Includes glass scientists, ceramic scientists, metallurgical scientists, and polymer scientists.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Bachelor's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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