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

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

  • 13069MSE 1141  LAB 401

  • At the discretion of the instructor MSE 1141 will be cancelled if enrollment numbers are low.

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 13070MSE 1141  LAB 402

  • At the discretion of the instructor MSE 1141 will be cancelled if enrollment numbers are low.

MSE 2060

This course covers the atomic and molecular structure of crystalline and noncrystalline materials as well as selected analytical techniques for structural interrogation. Selected topics include, basic ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

MSE 2900

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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 12134MSE 2900  IND 601

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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

  • 11628MSE 2920  RSC 701

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MSE 3040

Phenomenological and atomistic theories of diffusion in metals, alloys, ionic compounds, semiconductors and polymers. Introduction to general transport theory and non-equilibrium thermodynamics. Kinetic ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

MSE 3050

Examines the electronic, magnetic, and dielectric properties of materials, including an understanding of the atomic level interactions that give rise to these properties. Topics include: use of tensors ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

MSE 3070

Introduces design in the context of real-world materials challenges as explored through reverse engineering. Students examine the materials, design, and cost constraints of a variety of technological products ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

MSE 3120

Practical laboratory covering the characterization of material, analysis of data, and proper presentation of results. Labs are based on materials from courses in kinetics, diffusion and phase transformations ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

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  • 2 Credits Graded

MSE 3900

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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 18407MSE 3900  IND 601

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    • Xing, H

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

  • 11630MSE 3920  RSC 701

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    • Van Dover, R

MSE 4060

Second semester of two-semester senior thesis sequence.  See MSE 4050 for thesis project requirements. Continued research in individual faculty groups with periodic oral and written updates. In class discussion ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

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

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

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

  • 11016MSE 4900  IND 601

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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

  • 11631MSE 4920  RSC 701

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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

  • 11017MSE 4950  IND 601

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    • Xing, H

MSE 5010

Master of Engineering research project. view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits Multi-Term

MSE 5020

Master of Engineering research project. view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits Graded

MSE 5120

Relationships between microstructure and mechanical behavior in thin films and other nanoscale structures. Topics include stresses, elastic and plastic deformation, creep and anelasticity, and fracture ... view course details

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    Combined with: MAE 5130

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

MSE 5230

An introduction to general aspects of (i) structure, (ii) order and (iii) dynamics of soft materials /biomaterials. Typical representative materials discussed include polymers, thermo- and lyotropic liquid ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

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, one discussion, and one laboratory. Combined with: ECE 4360

  • 3 Credits Graded

MSE 5620

This course will examine the wide variety of mineralized materials made by biological organisms including mollusk shells, sea urchins, mammalian bone and teeth, siliaceous sponges and diatoms, and magnetotactic ... view course details

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    Combined with: BME 5620

  • 3 Credits Graded

MSE 5720

An introduction to state-of-the-art computational methods in materials research with an emphasis on the atomic-scale and hands-on modeling using supercomputers. The course will focus primarily ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

MSE 5840

Phenomenological and atomistic theories of diffusion in metals, alloys, ionic compounds, semiconductors and polymers. Introduction to general transport theory and non-equilibrium thermodynamics. Kinetic ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

MSE 5850

Examines the electronic, magnetic, and dielectric properties of materials, including an understanding of the atomic level interactions that give rise to these properties. Topics include: use of tensors ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

MSE 5950

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

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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  • 3 Credits Graded

MSE 6050

Covers basic solid state and semiconductor physics relevant for understanding electronic and optical devices. Topics include crystalline structures, bonding in atoms and solids, energy bands in solids, ... view course details

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    Combined with: ECE 4070

  • 4 Credits Graded

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 6650

Covers introductory concepts in tissue engineering, including polymeric biomaterials used for scaffolds, mechanisms of cellbiomaterial interaction, biocompatibility and foreign body response, cell engineering, ... view course details

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    Combined with: BME 6650MAE 6650

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

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

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

MSE 8020

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

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  • 2 Credits Graded