Materials Science & Engineering (MSE)Engineering

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MSE 1140

New technologies are urgently needed to fulfill projected global energy requirements. Materials properties typically limit the performance that can be achieved in generation, transport, and utilization ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGRI 1140

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16745MSE 1140  LEC 001

MSE 2610

Examines the mechanical properties of materials (e.g., strength, stiffness, toughness, ductility) and their physical origins. Explores the relationship of the elastic, plastic, and fracture behavior to ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENGRD 2610

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11035MSE 2610  LEC 001

  • 11036MSE 2610  LAB 401

  • 11037MSE 2610  LAB 402

  • 11038MSE 2610  LAB 403

MSE 2900

This course is intended for an individual student, or small group of students, to pursue a particular project, analytical investigation, or experimental investigation outside of regular courses. The course ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 13208MSE 2900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xing, H

MSE 2910

Supervised independent research project in association with faculty members and faculty research groups of the department. Students design experiments, set up the necessary equipment, and evaluate the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11233MSE 2910  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Umbach, C

MSE 3010

Provides a molecular understanding of materials properties: introductory quantum chemistry, basic organic chemistry, non-covalent interactions, electrochemistry and surfaces and interfaces. Materials addressed ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5810

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11226MSE 3010  LEC 001

  • 12554MSE 3010  DIS 201

MSE 3030

Introduces the three laws of thermodynamics as the fundamental basis for thermal and chemical equilibrium, coupled with statistical mechanical interpretations for entropy.  Applies these principles to ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5830

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 11221MSE 3030  LEC 001

  • 11222MSE 3030  DIS 201

MSE 3110

Practical laboratory covering the characterization of materials, analysis of data, and presentation of results. Labs are based on concepts from the chemistry of materials (MSE 3010) and thermodynamics ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10948MSE 3110  LAB 401

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10949MSE 3110  LAB 402

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    • Thompson, L

MSE 3111

Course introduces students to technical and professional skills in the context of materials science and engineering. Skills include technical writing (primary), working in teams, and searching scientific ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 13183MSE 3111  LEC 001

MSE 3900

This course is intended for an individual student, or small group of students, to pursue a particular project, analytical investigation, or experimental investigation outside of regular courses. The course ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 13209MSE 3900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xing, H

MSE 3910

Supervised independent research project in association with faculty members and faculty research groups of the department. Students design experiments, set up the necessary equipment, and evaluate the ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12249MSE 3910  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Umbach, C

MSE 4020

Relationship between microscopic mechanisms and macroscopic mechanical behavior of engineering materials, how mechanical properties can be modified, and criteria for selection and use of materials in design. ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: MAE 3120MSE 5820

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11223MSE 4020  LEC 001

MSE 4030

Experiential learning course in which students participate in eitber a faculty or industry led, semester-long, team research project. Teams of three or four students research a topic, define research questions, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10950MSE 4030  LAB 401

  • Alternative hours can be arranged with permission of instructor.

MSE 4050

First semester of a two-semester thesis course involving research in faculty laboratories. Students work alongside faculty, postdocs, and graduate students to conduct original materials research over both ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11228MSE 4050  LEC 001

  • Year long course (fall and spring semesters). Alternative hours can be arranged.

MSE 4900

This course is intended for an individual student, or small group of students, to pursue a particular project, analytical investigation, or experimental investigation outside of regular courses. The course ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 11827MSE 4900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xing, H

MSE 4910

Supervised independent research project in association with faculty members and faculty research groups of the department. Students design experiments, set up the necessary equipment, and evaluate the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11234MSE 4910  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Umbach, C

MSE 4950

Gives credit to students who help in the laboratory portions of select MSE courses. The number of credits earned is determined by the teaching load and is typically 1-3. view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 11232MSE 4950  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xing, H

MSE 5010

Master of Engineering research project. view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits Multi-Term

  • 11235MSE 5010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Deyhim, A

MSE 5020

Master of Engineering research project. view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 11248MSE 5020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Deyhim, A

MSE 5070

This course emphasizes entrepreneurial driven technology designs (forward engineering) by integrating mechanical, chemical, and materials engineering through the understanding of early stage product development ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: CHEME 5730MAE 4351

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 12846MSE 5070  LEC 001

MSE 5210

Course provides a general introduction to this diverse field including synthetic and natural polymers for engineering applications. Covers structure, order, and dynamics intergrating aspects of chemistry, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12483MSE 5210  LEC 001

MSE 5320

Course develops a foundational understanding of the glassy state and nature of the glass transition. Introduces phenomenology, chemistry and structure of key oxide glass families, with an emphasis on silicate ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHEME 5320

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18323MSE 5320  LEC 001

MSE 5420

Design, materials, and manufacturing needs for flexible electronics from chip to board. Principles involved in key areas of materials science and other engineering disciplines. Flexible electronics packaging ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16750MSE 5420  LEC 001

MSE 5430

Provides fundamental information on the deposition, properties, reaction, and evaluation of thin films. view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECE 4590

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16748MSE 5430  LEC 001

MSE 5472

Charge, heat, and spin transport in semiconductors, 2D crystals, and correlated oxides. Electronic gain and speed and its link to transport. Rigorous quantum transport in semiconductors, ballistic transport, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECE 5390

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16951MSE 5472  LEC 001

MSE 5630

Upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level course that covers the basis of biology and the principles and practice of microfabrication techniques. Course lectures are largely from guest faculty with ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AEP 6630BME 6670

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11846MSE 5630  LEC 001

MSE 5715

An introduction to quantum mechanics at a level suitable for advanced undergraduates and MS/PhD students. This course will focus on both fundamental aspects of quantum mechanics, and its applications in ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: ECE 4060

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13069MSE 5715  LEC 001

MSE 5730

Statistical analysis of experimental data and processes, and the design of experiments are increasingly critical in new product design and manufacturing. Approximately the first 40% of the course will ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHEME 5740

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13082MSE 5730  LEC 001

MSE 5740

This course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding on the role of electrochemistry in materials processing and energy storage.  Topics include fundamental electrochemical equilibria and kinetics, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16749MSE 5740  LEC 001

MSE 5810

Provides a molecular understanding of materials properties: introductory quantum chemistry, basic organic chemistry, non-covalent interactions, electrochemistry, and surfaces and interfaces. Materials ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3010

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11227MSE 5810  LEC 001

  • 12555MSE 5810  DIS 201

MSE 5820

Relationship between microscopic mechanisms and macroscopic mechanical behavior of engineering materials, how mechanical properties can be modified, and criteria for selection and use of materials in design. ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: MAE 3120MSE 4020

  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11225MSE 5820  LEC 001

MSE 5830

Introduces the three laws of thermodynamics as the fundamental basis for thermal and chemical equilibrium, coupled with statistical mechanical interpretations for entropy.  Applies these principles to ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3030

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 11044MSE 5830  LEC 001

  • 11045MSE 5830  DIS 201

MSE 5880

This course covers nanoparticles from synthesis to characterization to applications in advanced technologies. It is an applied course intended to provide an overview of advanced nanoparticle topics and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17097MSE 5880  LEC 001

MSE 5998

Off-campus internship with industry in which a student gains knowledge and experience in the field of materials science. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 12801MSE 5998  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xing, H

MSE 7070

The purpose of this one semester course is to equip students to participate effectively in product design projects in any organization or industry.  Through lectures and team work, student teams convert ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHEME 7070MAE 7070

  • 3 Credits Graded

MSE 8000

Independent research in materials science under the guidance of a member of the staff. view course details

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  • 11051MSE 8000  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff

MSE 8010

Lectures by visiting scientists, Cornell staff members, and graduate students on subjects of interest in materials sciences, especially in connection with new research. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 11052MSE 8010  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to: MSE MS/PHD students only.

MSE 8020

Short presentations on research in progress by students and staff. view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 11053MSE 8020  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff