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
Rim
TTh 9:30-10:50
Chang/Wolverton
TTh 9:30-10:50
Huang
301Materials Science PrinciplesMWF 11-11:50
Shah

MWF 12-12:50
Joester
314Thermodynamics of MaterialsMTWF 10-10:50
Luijten


315Phase Equilibria & Diffusion of Materials
MTWF 2-2:50
Mason/Voorhees

316-1Microstructural Dynamics

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


318Materials Selection
MWF 9-9:50
Carr

331Soft Materials
MWF 3-3:50
Shull

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


333Composites
TTh 9:30-10:50
Faber

336Chemical Synthesis of Materials

TTh 2:00-3:20
Stupp
337Conducting Polymers
MWF 12-12:50
Huang

340Ceramic Processing


341Introduction to Modern Ceramics TTh 11-12:20
Mason


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

351-2Introductory Physics of Materials

MWF 10-10:50
Wessels
355Electronic Materials


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

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

370Biomaterials


371Biominerals: Hierarchical Architecture & Function


372Engineering Strategies in Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine


376Nanomaterials
TTh 11-12:20
Jee Rim

380Intro Surface Science & SpectroscopyMWF 4-4:50
Huang


381Energy Materials


382Electrochemical Energy Materials and Devices

TTh 11-12:20
Barnett
390Materials Design

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


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


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


399Special Projects


401Chemical & Statistical Thermodynamics of MaterialsMWF 2-2:50
Barnett


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 11-11:50
Voorhees

411Phase Transformations in Crystalline Materials


415Fundamentals of Thin Film Materials
MWF 3-3:50
Barnett

416Kinetics

TTh 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 12:30-1:50
Wessels

455Solid State Physics of Nanomaterials


456Functional Metamaterials

TTh 9:30-10:50
Lauhon
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


466Analytical Electron Microscopy

TTh 11:00-12:20
Dravid
495Advanced Special Topics in Material ScienceTTh 9:30-10:50
Shull

TTh 2-3:20
Chang - Solar Energy Conversion
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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