Materials Science & Engineering (MSE)Engineering

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

MSE 1110

Nanotechnology has been enabling the Information Revolution with the development of even faster and more powerful devices for manipulation, storing, and transmitting information. In this hands-on course ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGRI 1110

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17545MSE 1110  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Staff

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 3130MSE 5860

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10505MSE 2060  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Robinson, R

  • 10506MSE 2060  DIS 201

    • T
    • Watson, C

  • 10507MSE 2060  DIS 202

    • R
    • Watson, C

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

  • 10324MSE 2620  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Van Dover, R

  • 10325MSE 2620  LAB 401

    • M
    • Thompson, M

  • 11376MSE 2620  LAB 402

    • W
    • Thompson, M

  • 11654MSE 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

  • 11491MSE 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

  • 11112MSE 2920  RSC 701

    • F
    • Staff

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5840

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10511MSE 3040  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Suntivich, J

  • 11918MSE 3040  DIS 201

    • W
    • Suntivich, J

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

  • 10513MSE 3050  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Schlom, D

  • 10514MSE 3050  DIS 201

    • M
    • Schlom, D

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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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 12417MSE 3070  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Umbach, C

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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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10517MSE 3120  LAB 401

    • T
    • Thompson, L

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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10518MSE 3120  LAB 402

    • T
    • Thompson, L

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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 11113MSE 3120  LAB 403

    • R
    • Thompson, L

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

  • 12575MSE 3900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • 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

  • 11114MSE 3920  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Umbach, C

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

  • 10519MSE 4060  IND 601

    • M
    • Thompson, M

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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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12177MSE 4070  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Murtagh, M

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

  • 10520MSE 4610  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Donnelly, E

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

  • 10521MSE 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

  • 11115MSE 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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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 10522MSE 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

  • 10523MSE 5010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

MSE 5020

Master of Engineering research project. view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 10524MSE 5020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

MSE 5240

Advanced course covering synthesis of high molecular weight polymers and their structure-property tradeoffs. Introduction to basic physical characterization and the influence of molecular weight, molecular ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17513MSE 5240  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Xing, H

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: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ECE 4360

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12230MSE 5410  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Xing, H

  • 12231MSE 5410  DIS 201

    • F
    • Xing, H

MSE 5411

No description available. view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECE 4361

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18031MSE 5411  LAB 401

    • M
    • Xing, H

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: ECE 4361

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18032MSE 5411  LAB 402

    • W
    • Xing, H

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: BME 5620

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11920MSE 5620  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Estroff, L

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3040

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10512MSE 5840  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Suntivich, J

  • 12178MSE 5840  DIS 201

    • W
    • Suntivich, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: MSE 3050

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10515MSE 5850  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Schlom, D

  • 10516MSE 5850  LAB 401

    • M
    • Schlom, D

MSE 5860

No description available. view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MAE 3130MSE 2060

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17546MSE 5860  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Robinson, R

  • 17884MSE 5860  DIS 201

    • T
    • Watson, C

  • 17885MSE 5860  DIS 202

    • R
    • Watson, C

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

  • 12076MSE 5862  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Van Dover, R

  • 12077MSE 5862  LAB 401

    • M
    • Thompson, M

  • 12078MSE 5862  LAB 402

    • W
    • Thompson, M

  • 12079MSE 5862  LAB 403

    • F
    • Thompson, M

MSE 5950

Topics for 2017-2018 may include: view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Thriving in a Corporate Environment

  • 12309MSE 5950  LEC 001

    • M
    • Dobbs, R

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

  • 11378MSE 6010  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Ober, C

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

  • 12420MSE 6050  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jena, D

MSE 6060

This course provides an advanced understanding of the atomic structure of materials and how this structure is determined (characterization methods). Descriptions of structure in crystals, liquid, and amorphous ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17508MSE 6060  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Watson, C

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

  • 12278MSE 7070  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Hurwitz, M

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

  • 10525MSE 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

  • 11379MSE 8010  SEM 101

    • R
    • Estroff, L

MSE 8020

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

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10526MSE 8020  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff