Materials scientists and materials engineers are active research contributors and can be expected to write research proposals, lab reports, technical reports and even patent applications. Given the technical nature of their work, being able to communicate clearly to non-technical audiences is also an asset.
This section has help for the types of writing assignments that you're likely to have as a student in materials science and engineering. It also includes style guides from key associations in your field. These style guides may help you become familiar with particular conventions of your discipline.
Library guide to materials science and engineering - this guide provides suggestions for the best resources to use to locate trustworthy information on your topic. The guide lists the top places to search such as: