Materials Science & Engineering (MSE)Engineering

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

MSE 1190

Biomaterials exist at the intersection of biology and engineering. This course explores natural structural materials in the human body, their properties and microstructure, and their synthetic ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGRI 1190

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17921 MSE 1190   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MAE 3130MSE 5860

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9942 MSE 2060   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Graduate students wanting to get graduate credit for this course should enroll in 5860. Graduate students wanting to enroll in this course at the undergraduate level should contact Michele Conrad at mmc2@cornell.edu.

  •  9943 MSE 2060   DIS 201

    • R
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: CHEME 5862ENGRD 2620MSE 5862

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9867 MSE 2620   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • van Dover, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Graduate students wanting to get graduate credit for this course should enroll in 5862. Graduate students wanting to enroll in this course at the undergraduate level should contact Michele Conrad at mmc2@cornell.edu.

  • 10140 MSE 2620   LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10217 MSE 2620   LAB 403

    • R Phillips Hall 237
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • van Dover, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10880 MSE 2620   LAB 404

  • 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

  • 16098 MSE 2900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15898 MSE 2920   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9946 MSE 3040   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Dshemuchadse, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Graduate students wanting to get graduate credit for this course should enroll in 5840. Graduate students wanting to enroll in this course at the undergraduate level should contact Michele Conrad at mmc2@cornell.edu.

  • 10290 MSE 3040   DIS 201

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Dshemuchadse, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5850

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9948 MSE 3050   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Schlom, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Graduate students wanting to get graduate credit for this course should enroll in 5850. Graduate students wanting to enroll in this course at the undergraduate level should contact Michele Conrad at mmc2@cornell.edu.

  •  9949 MSE 3050   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Schlom, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 10369 MSE 3070   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    MSE 3070 lecture will be scheduled after the start of the semester at the convenience of the students.

  • 10804 MSE 3070   LAB 401

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  9952 MSE 3120   LAB 401

    • M Bard Hall 247
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Thompson, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  9953 MSE 3120   LAB 402

    • F Bard Hall 247
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 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

  • 16272 MSE 3900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15899 MSE 3920   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

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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Syllabi:
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13593 MSE 4060   LEC 001

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • van Dover, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 4070

This course emphasizes entrepreneurial driven materials enabled designed through the understanding of early stage product development complexities.  These complexities include staging invention and innovation ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10330 MSE 4070   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Murtagh, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 15814 MSE 4900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15900 MSE 4920   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Umbach, 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

  •  9955 MSE 4950   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 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:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 10885 MSE 5005   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 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:
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 13594 MSE 5010   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 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:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 19816 MSE 5011   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Deyhim, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10485 MSE 5150   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Petrina, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 5210

Course provides a general introduction to this diverse field including synthetic and natural polymers for engineering applications. Covers structure, order, and dynamics integrating aspects of chemistry, ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18722 MSE 5210   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Ober, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 5340

This course is designed for senior undergraduates and graduate students in the fields of MSE, CBE, MAE. The course will focus on recent advances in particulate science and engineering (PSE) and ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18943 MSE 5340   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Murtagh, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 5440

Surface and interface phenomena play a critical role in the processing and performance of advanced materials. Students and the instructor will identify topics of joint interest that build on the fundamentals ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10629 MSE 5440   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Umbach, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BME 5620

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18721 MSE 5620   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Estroff, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10526 MSE 5720   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Benedek, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18717 MSE 5720   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Benedek, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 5802

Course is intended for first year graduate students in MSE, or graduate students in other fields, needing a solid foundation in the relationships between structure and mechanical properties in materials ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18942 MSE 5802   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Baker, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9947 MSE 5840   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Dshemuchadse, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10331 MSE 5840   DIS 201

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Dshemuchadse, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3050

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9950 MSE 5850   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Schlom, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9951 MSE 5850   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Schlom, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 5860

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 3130MSE 2060

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10440 MSE 5860   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHEME 5862ENGRD 2620MSE 2620

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10321 MSE 5862   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • van Dover, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10141 MSE 6010   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Wiesner, U

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 6040

This class covers the fundamental of kinetics in material with the focus on the microstructure. We will discuss the motion of atoms and molecules by diffusion, motion of dislocations and interfaces, ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18742 MSE 6040   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Singer, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 6210

This course is aimed at the broad community of chemists and engineers interested in the synthesis, structure, characterization, and application of extended solids. We will focus on the unique challenges ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHEM 6070

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10589 MSE 6210   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Milner, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 13595 MSE 8000   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

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 Graded

  • 10142 MSE 8010   SEM 101

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 8020

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  9956 MSE 8020   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research