Course Catalog

Below you will find the current schedule of courses offered in materials science and engineering.

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CourseCourse TitleFallWinterSpring
101Modern Materials


190MS & E Freshman SeminarTTh 2-3:20
Vinayak Dravid


201Principles of the Properties of MaterialsTTh 9:30-10:50
Lauhon / Rim
TTh 9:30-10:50
Chang/Rim
TTh 9:30-10:50
Olvera
301Materials Science PrinciplesMWF 12-12:50
Chung

MWF 12-12:50
Joester
314Thermodynamics of MaterialsMTWF 3-3:50
Lauhon


315Phase Equilibria & Diffusion of Materials
MTWF 2-2:50
Wolverton

316-1Microstructural Dynamics

MTWF 1-1:50
Shull
316-2Microstructural Dynamics MWThF 1-1:50
Joester


318Materials Selection
MWF 12:00-12:50
Rim

331Soft Materials
MWF 3-3:50
Shull

332Mechanical Behavior of SolidsMWF 10-10:50
Shull/Rim


333Composites


336Chemical Synthesis of Materials

TTh 2:00-3:20
Stupp
337Conducting Polymers


340Ceramic ProcessingMWF 2:00-2:50
Barnett


341Introduction to Modern Ceramics


351-1Introductory Physics of Materials
MTWF 1-1:50
Barnett

351-2Introductory Physics of Materials

MWF 3-3:50
Wessels
355Electronic Materials


360Electron Microscopy TTh 12:30-1:50
Marks

TTh 12:30-1:50
Dravid
361Crystallography & Diffraction
MWF 11-11:50
Bedzyk

370Biomaterials


371Biominerals: Hierarchical Architecture & Function
TTh 12:30-1:50
Joester

372Engineering Strategies in Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine

TTh 9:30-10:50
Shah
376Nanomaterials
MWF 3:00-3:50
Lauhon

380Intro Surface Science & Spectroscopy


381Energy Materials
TTh 11:00-12:20
Dunand

382Electrochemical Energy Materials and Devices

TTh 11:00-12:20
Barnett
390Materials Design

MWF 11-11:50
Olson
391Process DesignMWF 3-3:50
Chung


394Honors Project in Materials ScienceTBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
395Special Topics in Materials Science and Engineering--Mechanical Modeling

MWF 3:00-3:50
Rim
396Senior Project in Materials Science and EngineeringW 12:00-12:50
Stair
W 2-2:50
Stair
W 12-12:50
Stair
398Introduction to Plasma Science and Processing Technology


399Special Projects


401Chemical & Statistical Thermodynamics of MaterialsMWF 9:00-9:50
Luijten


404Imperfections in Materials
MWF 10-10:50
Seidman

405Physics of Solids

MTWF 1-1:50
Hersam
406Symmetry and Mechanical Properties of Materials

MWF 2-2:50
Dunand/Rim
408Phase Transformations in Materials
MWF 12-12:50
Wolverton

411Phase Transformations in Crystalline MaterialsTTh 2:00-3:20
Voorhees


415Fundamentals of Thin Film Materials


416Kinetics

TWTh 9:30-10:50
Seidman
434Fracture of Brittle Solids


435High Temperature Materials


445Special Topics in High Polymer Science
TTh 9:30-10:50
Olvera

451Advanced Physics of MaterialsMTWF 1-1:50
Hersam


452Selected Topics in the Solid State: Optoelectronic Materials
TTh 9:30-10:50
Wessels

455Solid State Physics of NanomaterialsMWF 10:00-10:50
Wessels


456Functional Metamaterials


458Atomic Scale Computational Materials ScienceMTWF 11-11:50
Wolverton


460Electron Microscopy
TTh 2-3:20
Marks

461Diffraction Methods in Material Science


465Advanced Electron Microscopy & Diffraction

TTh 11:00-12:20
Marks
466Analytical Electron Microscopy

TTh 11:00-12:20
Dravid
495Advanced Special Topics in Material Science


495 - Solar Energy ConversionAdvanced Special Topics in Material Science

TTh 2-3:20
Chang - Solar Energy Conversion
499ProjectsTBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
510Special Topics


519Responsible Conduct of Research Training


590Research


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