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

  • 11235MSE 1140  LEC 001

MSE 1141

Materials properties typically limit the performance that can be achieved in generation, transport, and utilization of energy. This lab course will supplement lecture-based understanding with experiential ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18320MSE 1141  LAB 401

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18321MSE 1141  LAB 402

MSE 2060

Discusses the basic elements of structure; order and disorder; ideal gas; crystals; liquids; amorphous materials; polymers; liquid crystals; composites; crystal structure; x-ray diffraction. view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MAE 3130

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10695MSE 2060  LEC 001

  • 10696MSE 2060  DIS 201

  • 10697MSE 2060  DIS 202

MSE 2620

Examines the electrical and optical properties of materials. Topics include the mechanism of electrical conduction in metals, semiconductors and insulators; tuning of electrical properties in semiconductors, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: CHEME 5862ENGRD 2620MSE 5862

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10496MSE 2620  LEC 001

  • 10497MSE 2620  LAB 401

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    • Thompson, M

  • 11760MSE 2620  LAB 402

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    • Thompson, M

  • 12119MSE 2620  LAB 403

    • F
    • Thompson, M

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

  • 11903MSE 2900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

MSE 2920

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

  • 11378MSE 2920  RSC 701

    • F
    • Staff

MSE 3040

Course covers kinetic effects in solidification and solid state transformations that determine structure and ultimately properties of materials. Topics include phenomenological and atomistic theories of ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5840

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10701MSE 3040  LEC 001

  • 12510MSE 3040  DIS 201

MSE 3050

Electronic structure of materials and connection to transport, magnetic, and dielectric properties. Wave and particle nature of electrons. Valence electron behavior in crystals, density of states, Fermi ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10703MSE 3050  LEC 001

  • 10704MSE 3050  DIS 201

MSE 3120

Practical laboratory covering the analysis and characterization of materials and processing. Labs are based on course material in kinetics, diffusion, and phase transformation and electronic, magnetic, ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10707MSE 3120  LAB 401

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    • Thompson, L

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10708MSE 3120  LAB 402

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    • Thompson, L

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 11379MSE 3120  LAB 403

    • R
    • Thompson, L

MSE 3920

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

  • 11380MSE 3920  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

MSE 4030

Laboratory course with limited lectures. Topics include the acquisition, analysis, and presentation of data; errors; experimental design; and technical writing. Emphasis is on practical laboratory skills, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 11761MSE 4030  LAB 401

MSE 4060

Proposals for thesis topics should be approved by the supervising faculty member before beginning the senior year. Approved thesis topics normally involve original experimental research in direct collaboration ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10709MSE 4060  IND 601

MSE 4070

Introduces materials design in the context of real-world materials design projects carried out in industry. In the first portion of the course, the process of engineering design is studied in light of ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17562MSE 4070  LEC 001

MSE 4100

Microstructure and properties of metals and alloys: processing, structure, defects, phase stability, diffusion, deformation, fracture, corrosion, conductivity, optical properties. view course details

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  •   Combined with: MSE 6100

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17550MSE 4100  LEC 001

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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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10710MSE 4610  LEC 001

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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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 10711MSE 4900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

MSE 4920

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

  • 11381MSE 4920  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

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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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 10712MSE 4950  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

MSE 5010

Master of Engineering research project. view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits Graded

  • 10713MSE 5010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

MSE 5020

Master of Engineering research project. view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits Graded

  • 10714MSE 5020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

MSE 5130

Mechanobiology, at the intersection of engineering and biophysics, seeks to understand how mechanical signals alter cell behavior. Course addresses (i) the means by which cells sense forces acting on them ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17563MSE 5130  LEC 001

MSE 5150

Design of sustainable energy systems is a critical challenge that must be addressed in the near future. This course will focus on the analysis, design and production of renewable energy (solar, wind, nuclear, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12638MSE 5150  LEC 001

MSE 5240

Advanced course on the preparation of polymers that are changing our lives. Learn the tools and strategies for preparing these new materials. Understand how molecular design determines application and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHEM 6700

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17565MSE 5240  LEC 001

    • TRThurston Hall 203
    • Jan 27 - Mar 17, 2016
    • Coates, G

      Ober, C

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Laboratory optional. Combined with: ECE 4360

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18136MSE 5410  LEC 001

  • 18137MSE 5410  DIS 201

  • 18139MSE 5410  LAB 402

    • W
    • Xing, H

MSE 5460

Course provides comprehensive understanding of compound semiconductors, stressing how differences with Si enable unique applications in electronics, photonics, and thermoelectrics.  Materials include group ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECE 5570

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17969MSE 5460  LEC 001

MSE 5620

Examines the wide variety of mineralized materials made by biological organisms including mollusk shells, mammalian bone and teeth, silica bodies in plants, and magnetotactic bacteria. The focus is on ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BME 5620

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12521MSE 5620  LEC 001

MSE 5840

Course covers kinetic effects in solidification and solid state transformations that determine structure and ultimately properties of materials. Topics include phenomenological and atomistic theories of ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3040

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10702MSE 5840  LEC 001

  • 17564MSE 5840  DIS 201

MSE 5850

Electronic structure of materials and connection to transport, magnetic, and dielectric properties. Wave and particle nature of electrons. Valence electron behavior in crystals, density of states, Fermi ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: MSE 3050

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10705MSE 5850  LEC 001

  • 10706MSE 5850  LAB 401

MSE 5862

Examines the electrical and optical properties of materials. Topics include the mechanism of electrical conduction in metals, semiconductors and insulators; tuning of electrical properties in semiconductors, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: CHEME 5862ENGRD 2620MSE 2620

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12783MSE 5862  LEC 001

  • 12784MSE 5862  LAB 401

    • M
    • Thompson, M

  • 12785MSE 5862  LAB 402

    • W
    • Thompson, M

  • 12786MSE 5862  LAB 403

    • F
    • Thompson, M

MSE 5950

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Thriving in a Corporate Environment

  • 19008MSE 5950  LEC 001

    • TBard Hall 245
    • Feb 23 - Mar 22, 2016
    • Nucci, J

MSE 6010

Modern developments in materials chemistry, including symmetry aspects of chemical bonding, self-assembly, sol-gel chemistry, mesostructured and mesoporous solids, low-dimensional nanomaterials, and bioorganic ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11764MSE 6010  LEC 001

MSE 6100

Microstructure and properties of metals and alloys: processing, structure, defects, phase stability, diffusion, deformation, fracture, corrosion, conductivity, optical properties. view course details

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  •   Combined with: MSE 4100

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17784MSE 6100  LEC 001

MSE 6210

This course is aimed at a broad community of scientists and engineers interested in materials. view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHEM 6070

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17431MSE 6210  LEC 001

MSE 6550

Topics center around micromechanical and statistical (reliability) aspects of the strength and fatigue of fibrous composites. Topics include Hedgepeth shear-lag models of stress transfer around arrays ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CEE 6760MAE 6160

  • 4 Credits Graded

MSE 6710

Graduate-level introduction to diffraction/scattering phenomena in the context of solidstate and soft condensed-matter systems. The primary topic is using the scattering and absorption of neutron, electron, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AEP 7110

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17170MSE 6710  LEC 001

MSE 7070

Course equips students to participate effectively in product design projects in any industry.  Develops common tools for proposing and executing new product design, product life cycle management, business ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHEME 7070MAE 7070

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18789MSE 7070  LEC 001

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

  • 10715MSE 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

  • 11765MSE 8010  SEM 101

MSE 8020

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

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10716MSE 8020  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff