Materials Science & Engineering (MSE)Engineering

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGRI 1140

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9678 MSE 1140   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • van Dover, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    S/U grades are only allowed by permission of instructor.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENGRD 2610

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9126 MSE 2610   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Conrad, M

      Singer, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9127 MSE 2610   LAB 401

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Singer, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9128 MSE 2610   LAB 402

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Singer, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9129 MSE 2610   LAB 403

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Singer, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 15365 MSE 2900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15304 MSE 2910   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

MSE 3010

Provides a molecular understanding of materials properties: introductory quantum chemistry, physical organic chemistry, crystal/ligand field theory, sol-gel chemistry, electrochemistry, and corrosion.  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5810

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9184 MSE 3010   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Benedek, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    MSE undergrads are required to enroll for letter grade only.

  •  9529 MSE 3010   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Benedek, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 understand ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5830

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9179 MSE 3030   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    MSE undergrads are required to enroll for letter grade only.

  •  9180 MSE 3030   DIS 201

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Discussion section attendance is mandatory.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  9057 MSE 3110   LAB 401

    • F
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Thompson, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  9058 MSE 3110   LAB 402

    • M
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Thompson, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 15366 MSE 3900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15340 MSE 3910   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 3120MSE 5820

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9181 MSE 4020   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Baker, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one discussion and one laboratory. Combined with: MSE 4050

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9870 MSE 4030   DIS 201

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9059 MSE 4030   LAB 401

    • MF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 4030

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9186 MSE 4050   LEC 001

    • W
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Year long course (fall and spring semesters).

  •  9871 MSE 4050   DIS 201

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 4510

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 4240

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18451 MSE 4510   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hassani, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 4610

Many types of materials are used in biomedical engineering to replace or supplement natural biological systems. Interaction with blood and tissues is always of primary importance, but depending on the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19251 MSE 4610   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    S/U grading basis is only available to graduate students and non-MSE majors.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 15328 MSE 4900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15305 MSE 4910   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  9188 MSE 4950   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

MSE 5005

Development of leadership skills and application to problem solving, forming and working on teams, project management, and networking. Development of graphical, verbal, and written communication skills. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 10076 MSE 5005   SEM 101

    • W
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Deyhim, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 5010

Master of Engineering research project. Integration of technical, teamwork, and leadership skills to achieve a specific technical project goal defined by a project sponsor. MSE 5010 is for students who ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 12733 MSE 5010   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Deyhim, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

MSE 5011

Master of Engineering research project. Integration of technical, teamwork, and leadership skills to achieve a specific technical project goal defined by a project sponsor. MSE 5011 is for students who ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 15861 MSE 5011   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Deyhim, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHEME 5730MAE 4351

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9583 MSE 5070   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Murtagh, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHEME 5320

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9729 MSE 5320   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Murtagh, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 5410

This course will give an introduction to modern nanofabrication technologies with emphasis on integrated circuits manufacturing. Thermal budget, scaling of geometry, pitch and registry and control of parametric ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECE 4360

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17950 MSE 5410   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Xing, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 5411

This course provides an introduction to nanofabrication technologies with emphasis on Si-based integrated circuits manufacturing as well as modern electronics based on GaN, 2D materials etc. The lab, primarily ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECE 4361

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 17958 MSE 5411   LAB 401

    • T
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Xing, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    A must-to-attend meeting for lab safety and policies is scheduled in the 1st week of classes, which can also be completed virtually prior to participating in the first Lab Module in the 2nd week.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECE 4361

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 17959 MSE 5411   LAB 402

    • W
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Xing, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    A must-to-attend meeting for lab safety and policies is scheduled in the 1st week of classes, which can also be completed virtually prior to participating in the first Lab Module in the 2nd week.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECE 4361

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 17960 MSE 5411   LAB 403

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Xing, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    A must-to-attend meeting for lab safety and policies is scheduled in the 1st week of classes, which can also be completed virtually prior to participating in the first Lab Module in the 2nd week.

MSE 5801

Course is intended for first year graduate students in MSE, or graduate students in other fields, needing a solid foundation in structural and electronic properties for advanced study/research in materials. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10077 MSE 5801   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Robinson, R

      Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 5810

Provides a molecular understanding of materials properties: introductory quantum chemistry, physical organic chemistry, crystal/ligand field theory, sol-gel chemistry, electrochemistry, and corrosion.  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3010

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9185 MSE 5810   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Benedek, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    MSE undergrads and MEng students must enroll for letter grade only.

  •  9530 MSE 5810   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Benedek, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 3120MSE 4020

  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  •  9183 MSE 5820   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Baker, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9134 MSE 5830   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    MSE undergrads and MEng students must enroll for letter grade only.

  •  9135 MSE 5830   DIS 201

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Discussion section attendance is mandatory.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  9566 MSE 5998   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

MSE 6010

Chemistry of materials with an emphasis on concepts of general applicability and modern developments in the materials field. The transition from atoms to molecules is developed by applying group theoretical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17964 MSE 6010   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Wiesner, U

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 6160

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17902 MSE 6160   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Dshemuchadse, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    MSE grad students wishing to use MSE 6160 to satisfy the field requirement for 6000-level core classes must enroll for a letter grade.

MSE 8000

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  • 15862 MSE 8000   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

MSE 8005

A series of discussion-based workshops designed for 1st year Ph.D. students in Materials Science and Engineering. Topics include research culture and professional responsibilities of Ph.D. students; mechanics ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 10080 MSE 8005   SEM 101

    • W
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  9137 MSE 8010   SEM 101

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 15863 MSE 8020   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research