MSE 1150

MSE 1150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

Environmental, social, and governance considerations are essential to materials sustainability. The first part of the course introduces the role of advanced materials in 21st-century society. The second part of the course discusses the environmental footprint of existing materials processes. The third part focuses on the strategies to process materials in a sustainable way, using select examples from metals, ceramics, polymers, and semiconductors. Basic materials concepts such as phase diagrams, phase transformations, and separations will be discussed. Students will participate in a design project that culminates in a proposal on how to recycle non-sustainable materials or design sustainable alternatives.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Freshmen and Sophomore students in the College of Engineering.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: High school level chemistry.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

  • Identify the role of advanced materials in modern technologies.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the environmental impact of materials and their processing methods.
  • Analyze the impact of circular processing on the materials' environmental footprint.
  • In a team format, contribute to research, design, and technical presentation on sustainable materials.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGRI 1150

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17823 MSE 1150   LEC 001

    • TR Phillips Hall 219
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Suntivich, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person