MSE 290A – Special Topics in Materials Science

Course Number: MSE 290A Course Units: 3   Instructor: Staff Course Description: Lectures and appropriate assignments on fundamental or applied topics of current interest in materials science and engineering Course Format: Three hours of lecture per week Prerequisites: Graduate standing. Formerly 290M

MSE 290M – Special Problems in Materials Science

Course Number: MSE 290M Course Units: 3   Instructor: John Morris Course Description: Selected topics in the thermodynamic, kinetic or phase transformation behavior of solid materials. Topics will generally be selected based on student interest in Mat Sci 201A-201B. The course provides an opportunity to explore subjects of particular interest in greater depth Course Format: Three hours […]

MSE 296A – Independent Research for Five-Year BS/MS Program

Course Number: MSE 296A Course Units: 1-2   Instructor:  Staff Course Description: This is the first semester of a two-course sequence for those majors in the five year BS/MS program. Students are expected to formulate, develop and initiate an independent research project under the supervision of a research advisor. This course will meet once at the beginning […]

MSE 602 – Individual Study for Doctoral Students

Course Number: MSE 602 Course Units: 1-8   Instructor Staff Course Description Individual study in consultation with the major field adviser, intended to provide an opportunity for qualified students to prepare themselves for the various examinations required of candidates for the Ph.D. (and other doctoral degrees). (F,SP) Course Format Course may be repeated for credit. Course does not […]

MSE 601 – Individual Study for Master’s Students

Course Number: MSE 601 Course Units: 1-8   Instructor Staff Course Format Course may be repeated for credit. Course does not satisfy unit or residence requirements for master’s degree. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis Prerequisites Graduate standing in engineering. Individual study for the comprehensive or language requirements in consultation with the field adviser

MSE 375B – Supervised Teaching of Materials Science and Engineering

Course Number: MSE 375B Course Units: 1   Instructor: TBA Course Description: Discussion and research of pedagogical issues. Supervised practice teaching in Materials Science and Engineering. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and appointment, or interest in appointment, as graduate student instructor. Course Format: One hour of seminar each week, generally augmenting individual teaching responsibilities. 

MSE 299 – Individual Study or Research

Course Number: MSE 299 Course Units: 1-12   Instructor Staff Course Description Individual investigation of advanced materials science problems Course Format Course may be repeated for credit. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis Prerequisites Graduate standing in engineering

MSE 298 – Group Studies, Seminars, or Group Research

Course Number: MSE 298 Course Units: 1-8   Instructor Staff Course Description Advanced study in various subjects through special seminars on topics to be selected each year, informal group studies of special problems, group participation in comprehensive design problems or group research on complete problems for analysis and experimentation Course Format Course may be repeated for credit. Must […]

MSE 296B – Independent Research for Five-Year BS/MS Program

Course Number: MSE 296B Course Units: 1-2   Instructor Staff Course Description This is the second semester of a two-course sequence for those majors in the five year BS/MS program. Students are expected to complete an independent research project under the supervision of a research advisor initiated in Materials Science and Engineering 296A. This course will meet once […]

MSE 261 – C261 Introduction to Nanoscience and Engineering

TCourse Number: MSE 261C Course Units: 3   Instructor: Professor S. W. Lee (Dept. of Bioengineering), Professor Junqiao Wu   Course Description:  This is an introductory course for students interested in the highly interdisciplinary field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. This course is divided into three modules, each lasting 1/3 of the semester: Physics of Nanomaterials (hard nanomaterials), Biological Nanomaterials (soft […]