Materials and advances in materials are at the core of a large number of significant technological advances. Seminar format highlights processing, properties, and uses of a broad class of materials for a variety of applications, each introduced by a faculty member from the department. Offered: ASp.
The course will cover general materials science and engineering rules and the state of the art research carried out in the MSE department, presented by the faculty and the instructor.
Student learning goals
What is materials science and engineering
What are different types of materials
How to read and analyze a scientific paper
How to prepare a scientific report
The state of the art MSE
Multidisciplinary science and engineering
General method of instruction
Listening scienitific presentations, asking questions, debating/discussions, preparing/writing report/term paper on a new topic.
General freshman Physics/Chemistry/Biology
Class assignments and grading
A term paper preparation and attendence
Significance of the term paper