Materials Science & Engineering (MSE)Engineering

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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

  • 10470MSE 2060  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Robinson, R

  • 10471MSE 2060  DIS 201

    • T
    • Robinson, R

  • 10472MSE 2060  DIS 202

    • R
    • Robinson, R

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

  • 10299MSE 2620  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Van Dover, R

  • 10300MSE 2620  LAB 401

    • M
    • Thompson, M

  • 11283MSE 2620  LAB 402

    • W
    • Thompson, M

  • 11547MSE 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

  • 11392MSE 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

  • 11030MSE 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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5840

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10476MSE 3040  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Suntivich, J

  • 11780MSE 3040  DIS 201

    • M
    • 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

  • 10478MSE 3050  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Umbach, C

  • 10479MSE 3050  DIS 201

    • R
    • Umbach, C

  • 17310MSE 3050  DIS 202

    • W
    • Umbach, C

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

  • 12162MSE 3070  LEC 001

    • W
    • 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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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10482MSE 3120  LAB 401

    • T
    • Thompson, L

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10483MSE 3120  LAB 402

    • T
    • Thompson, L

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 11031MSE 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

  • 12258MSE 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

  • 11032MSE 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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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10484MSE 4060  LEC 001

    • 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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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11996MSE 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

  • 10485MSE 4610  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Estroff, L

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

  • 10486MSE 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

  • 11033MSE 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

  • 10487MSE 4950  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xing, H

MSE 5010

Master of Engineering research project. view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits Graded

  • 10488MSE 5010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

  • 17226MSE 5120  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Baker, S

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

  • 12579MSE 5150  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Petrina, P

MSE 5310

Covers ceramic processes and products, structure of ceramic crystals, structure of glasses, structural defects (point defects, dislocations), surfaces, interfaces and grain boundaries, diffusion in ionic ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17229MSE 5310  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Watson, 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. Combined with: ECE 4360

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12040MSE 5410  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Xing, H

  • 12041MSE 5410  DIS 201

    • F
    • Xing, H

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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  •   Combined with: ECE 4361

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 12497MSE 5411  LAB 401

    • T
    • Xing, H

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  •   Combined with: ECE 4361

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 12498MSE 5411  LAB 402

    • W
    • Xing, H

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

  • 17323MSE 5720  LEC 004

    • MWF
    • Benedek, N

MSE 5730

No description available. view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHEME 5740

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17511MSE 5730  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Dshemuchadse, J

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

  • 10477MSE 5840  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Suntivich, J

  • 11997MSE 5840  DIS 201

    • M
    • 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 discussion. Combined with: MSE 3050

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10480MSE 5850  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Umbach, C

  • 10481MSE 5850  DIS 201

    • R
    • Umbach, C

  • 17561MSE 5850  DIS 202

    • W
    • Umbach, C

MSE 5860

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 2060

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12432MSE 5860  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Robinson, R

  • 12453MSE 5860  DIS 201

    • T
    • Robinson, R

  • 12454MSE 5860  DIS 202

    • R
    • Robinson, R

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

  • 11922MSE 5862  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Van Dover, R

  • 11923MSE 5862  LAB 401

    • M
    • Thompson, M

  • 11924MSE 5862  LAB 402

    • W
    • Thompson, M

  • 11925MSE 5862  LAB 403

    • F
    • Thompson, M

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

  • 11285MSE 6010  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Wiesner, U

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

  • 12164MSE 6050  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jena, D

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

  • 16887MSE 6550  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Phoenix, S

MSE 6720

No description available. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17345MSE 6720  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Singer, A

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

  • 10489MSE 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

  • 11286MSE 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

  • 10490MSE 8020  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff