Materials Science & Engineering (MSE)Engineering

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

MSE 1150

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 ... view course details

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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

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MAE 3130

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9153 MSE 2060   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9154 MSE 2060   DIS 201

    • R Ives Hall 111
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Robinson, R

  • 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: ENGRD 2620

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9084 MSE 2620   LEC 001

    • MWF Thurston Hall 205
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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.

  •  9338 MSE 2620   LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9401 MSE 2620   LAB 403

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9837 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

  • 15096 MSE 2900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9157 MSE 3040   LEC 001

    • MWF Thurston Hall 205
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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.

  •  9459 MSE 3040   DIS 201

    • M Phillips Hall 203
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 5850

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9159 MSE 3050   LEC 001

    • MWF Ives Hall 305
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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.

  •  9160 MSE 3050   DIS 201

  • 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

  •  9511 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.

  •  9803 MSE 3070   LAB 401

  • 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:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  9163 MSE 3120   LAB 401

    • M Bard Hall 247
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Wagner, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  9164 MSE 3120   LAB 402

    • F Bard Hall 247
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Wagner, K

  • 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

  • 15262 MSE 3900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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

  • 12695 MSE 4060   LEC 001

    • F Olin Hall 145
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9480 MSE 4070   LEC 001

    • MW Upson Hall 146
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  • 14814 MSE 4900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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

  •  9165 MSE 4950   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  9838 MSE 5005   SEM 101

    • W Upson Hall 206
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Davis, B

  • 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

  • 12696 MSE 5010   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Davis, B

  • 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:
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 10232 MSE 5011   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Davis, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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

  • 10088 MSE 5210   LEC 001

    • TR Upson Hall 222
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Wiesner, U

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17840 MSE 5240   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17844 MSE 5310   LEC 001

  • 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17834 MSE 5340   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Murtagh, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    S/U not allowed if using toward MSE graduation requirements.

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

  •  9728 MSE 5440   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Umbach, C

  • 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9648 MSE 5720   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10086 MSE 5720   DIS 201

    • F Upson Hall 202
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  • 10140 MSE 5802   LEC 001

    • TR Bard Hall 140
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3040

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9158 MSE 5840   LEC 001

    • MWF Thurston Hall 205
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Dshemuchadse, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9481 MSE 5840   DIS 201

    • M Phillips Hall 203
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MSE 3050

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9161 MSE 5850   LEC 001

    • MWF Ives Hall 305
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Schlom, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  9162 MSE 5850   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 6030

This course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding on the concepts of statistical thermodynamics in materials science and engineering. Topics include fundamental statistical thermodynamics concepts ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17824 MSE 6030   LEC 001

    • MWF Upson Hall 206
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Thompson, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECE 4070

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17839 MSE 6050   LEC 001

    • MW Bard Hall 140
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Jena, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BME 6650MAE 6650

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18976 MSE 6650   LEC 001

    • MW
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bonassar, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 6720

Graduate-level introduction to coherent x-ray scattering and imaging in the context of nanoscale phenomena in metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. The course focuses on in-situ x-ray characterization ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17843 MSE 6720   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MSE 7930

This course develops fundamental communication, coaching, mentorship and leadership skills for PhD students.  It is designed specifically for PhD mentors in the Ezra's Bridge program; however, the course ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHEME 6930ENGRG 7930

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 10359 MSE 7930   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to: PhD students in Ezra's Bridge Program. Additional seats open to PhD students in any STEM field.

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

  • 12697 MSE 8000   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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 S/U NoAud

  •  9340 MSE 8010   SEM 101

    • R Kimball Hall B11
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  9166 MSE 8020   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Donnelly, E

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research