MSAE E3010 Introduction to Materials Science, I. 3 points.

Lect.: 3

Prerequisites: (CHEM UN1404) and (PHYS UN1011)

Introduction to quantum mechanics: atoms, electron shells, bands, bonding; introduction to group theory: crystal structures, symmetry, crystallography; introduction to materials classes: metals, ceramics, polymers, liquid crystals, nanomaterials; properties of single crystals: optical properties, electrical properties, magnetic properties, thermal properties, mechanical properties.

Fall 2017: MSAE E3010
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 3010 001/70625 T Th 10:10am - 11:25am
825 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Ismail Noyan 3 15/35

MSAE E3011 Introduction to Materials Science, II. 3 points.

Lect.: 3

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3010)

Introduction to polycrystals and disordered materials; noncrystalline and amorphous structures; grain boundary structures, diffusion; phase transformations; phase diagrams, time-temperature- transformation diagrams; properties of polycrystalline and amorphous materials: mechanical properties and failure, the Drude model of electrical properties, thermal properties; corrosion; materials selection for engineering design.

Spring 2018: MSAE E3011
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 3011 001/67158 T Th 10:10am - 11:25am
Room TBA
Ismail Noyan 3 10/75

MSAE E3012 Laboratory in Materials Science, I. 3 points.

Lect.: 3

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3010) MSAE E3010.

Measurement of electrical, thermal, and magnetic properties of single crystals. Single crystal diffraction analysis, polarized light microscopy, and infrared microscopy in Si single crystals, written and oral reports.

Fall 2017: MSAE E3012
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 3012 001/65003 M 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Room TBA
Seung-Yub Lee 3 7/35

MSAE E3013 Laboratory in Materials Science, II. 3 points.

Lect.: 3

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3011) MSAE E3011.

Metallographic sample preparation, optical microscopy, quantitative metallography, hardness and tensile testing, plastic deformation, annealing, phase diagrams, brittle fracture of glass, temperature and strain-rate dependent deformation of polymers; written and oral reports. This is the second of a two-semester sequence materials laboratory course. MSAE E3103x Elements of materials

Spring 2018: MSAE E3013
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 3013 001/22276 M 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Room TBA
Seung-Yub Lee 3 5/35

MSAE E3111 Thermodynamics, kinetic theory and statistical mechanics. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

An introduction to the basic thermodynamics of systems, including concepts of equilibrium, entropy, thermodynamic functions, and phase changes. Basic kinetic theory and statistical mechanics, including diffusion processes, concept of phase space, classical and quantum statistics, and applications thereof.

Fall 2017: MSAE E3111
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 3111 001/27589 T Th 2:40pm - 3:55pm
327 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Irving Herman 3 21/35

MSAE E3141 Processing of metals and semiconductors. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3103) or equivalent.

Synthesis and production of metals and semiconductors with engineered microstructures for desired properties. Includes high-temperature, aqueous, and electrochemical processing; thermal and mechanical processing of metals and alloys; casting and solidification; diffusion, microstructural evolution, and phase transformations; modification and processing of surfaces and interfaces; deposition and removal of thin films. Processing of Si and other materials for elemental and compound semiconductor-based electronic, magnetic, and optical devices.

MSAE E3142 Processing of ceramics and polymers. 3 points.

Lect: 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3103) or MSAE E3103 or the equivalent.

Established and novel methods involved in the processing of polymers and ceramics. The fundamental aspects of the structure and properties of polymers and ceramic materials; strategy in the preparatory, synthesis,, and processing methods for obtaining them. Topics include polymer synthesis, elastomers, thermoplastics, thermoset materials, design and molding processes. Ceramics: inorganic glasses and composites, materials production and principle inorganic chemistry. Processing methodology, conditioning, drying, forming, sintering, and microstructure development. Relevant aspects of transport phenomena, colloid and sol-gel science, contemporary issues in modern polymer and ceramic processing.

MSAE E3156 Design project. 3 points.

Prerequisites: senior standing.

May be repeated with the permission of the undergraduate adviser. E3156: a design problem in materials science or metallurgical engineering selected jointly by the student and a professor in the department. The project requires research by the student, directed reading, and regular conferences with the professor in charge. E3157: completion of the research, directed reading, and conferences, culminating in a written report and an oral presentation to the department.

Fall 2017: MSAE E3156
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 3156 001/62593  
James Im 3 2/35

MSAE E3157 Design project. 3 points.

Prerequisites: senior standing.

May be repeated with the permission of the undergraduate adviser. E3156: a design problem in materials science or metallurgical engineering selected jointly by the student and a professor in the department. The project requires research by the student, directed reading, and regular conferences with the professor in charge. E3157: completion of the research, directed reading, and conferences, culminating in a written report and an oral presentation to the department.

Spring 2018: MSAE E3157
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 3157 001/69271  
James Im 3 1/35

MSAE E3900 Undergraduate research in materials science. 0 points.

0 to 4 pts.

This course may be repeated for credit, but no more than 6 points of this course may be counted toward the satisfaction of the B.S. degree requirements. Candidates for the B.S. degree may conduct an investigation in materials science or carry out a special project under the supervision of the staff. Credit for the course is contingent upon the submission of an acceptable thesis or final report.

Fall 2017: MSAE E3900
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 3900 001/11488  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 002/29182  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 003/68722  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 004/72964  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 005/20866  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 006/72622  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 007/61022  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 008/64670  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 009/60324  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 010/11845  
Ponisseril Somasundaran 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 012/22975  
Yuan Yang 0 1/10
Spring 2018: MSAE E3900
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 3900 001/22308  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 002/63562  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 003/26687  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 004/21433  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 005/73046  
Alexander Gaeta 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 006/13380  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 007/23224  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 008/62945  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 009/25745  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 010/68947  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 011/70248  
Renata Wentzcovitch 0 0/10
MSAE 3900 012/72544  
Yuan Yang 0 0/10

MSAE E4090 Nanotechnology. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

Prerequisites: (APPH E3100) and (MSAE E3111) or their equivalents with instructor’s permission.

The science and engineering of creating materials, functional structures and devices on the nanometer scale. Carbon nanotubes, nanocrystals, quantum dots, size dependent properties, self-assembly, nanostructured materials. Devices and applications, nanofabrication. Molecular engineering, bionanotechnology. Imaging and manipulating at the atomic scale. Nanotechnology in society and industry. Offered in alternate years. 

Spring 2018: MSAE E4090
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4090 001/18415 M W 10:10am - 11:25am
Room TBA
Shalom Wind 3 10/60

MSAE E4100 Crystallography. 3 points.

Lect: 3

Prerequisites: (CHEM UN1403) and (PHYS UN1403) and (APMA E2101) or equivalent.

A first course on crystallography. Crystal symmetry, Bravais lattices, point groups, space groups. Diffraction and diffracted intensities. Exposition of typical crystal structures in engineering materials, including metals, ceramics, and semiconductors. Crystalline anisotropy.

Fall 2017: MSAE E4100
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4100 001/71195 T Th 4:10pm - 5:25pm
825 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Katayun Barmak 3 48/60

MSAE E4101 Structural analysis of materials. 3 points.

Lect: 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3111) or or corequisite: MSAE E3103 or the instructor's permission.

Geometry of crystals, basic diffraction theory. X-ray diffraction. Techniques and theory of electron microscopy. Analysis of crystal structures and orientations. Microstructure characterization and analysis of crystalline defects.

MSAE E4102 Synthesis and Processing of Materials. 3 points.

Lect.: 3

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3011) or MSAE E3011 or equivalent or instructor’s permission.

A course on synthesis and processing of engineering materials. Established and novel methods to produce all types of materials (including metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers, and composites). Fundamental and applied topics relevant to optimizing the microstructure of the materials with desired properties. Synthesis and processing of bulk, thin-film, and nano materials for various mechanical and electronic applications.

Fall 2017: MSAE E4102
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4102 001/93698 M 1:10pm - 3:40pm
227 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Siu-Wai Chan 3 15/40

MSAE E4132 Fundamentals of polymers and ceramics. 3 points.

Lect: 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3111) or instructor's permission.

The science and engineering of polymer, ceramic and composite inorganic materials. Fundamental aspects of structure, processing and properties. Polymers: classification, synthesis, elastomers, thermoplastics, thermosets; ceramics: Crystal structure, morphology, classification, oxides, nitrides, carbides, silicates. Electrical, mechanical, thermal and optical properties. Common and advanced technological applications, electrical/optical devices, catalytic and environmental applications.

MSAE E4200 Theory of Crystalline Materials. 3 points.

Lect.: 3

Prerequisites: (MSAE E4100) or MSAE E4100 or instructor’s permission.

Electronic and vibrational properties of crystalline materials from the atomic scale using classical and quantum mechanics. Introduction to the theory of groups: irreducible representations, Great Orthogonality Theorem, Character tables, degeneration, and product groups. Use of translational and point symmetry to block diagonalize the Hamiltonian, including Bloch’s Theorem. Covers band structures and the concept of band gap formation. Derive elastic constants from vibrational spectra. Tight binding and nearly free electron limits. Survey of electronic and phonon band structures in real materials.

Fall 2017: MSAE E4200
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4200 001/15180 T Th 2:40pm - 3:55pm
420 Pupin Laboratories
Simon Billinge 3 45/50

MSAE E4201 Materials Thermodynamics and Phase Diagrams. 3 points.

Lect.: 3

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3011) or equivalent or instructor's permission.

Review of laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic variables and relations, free energies and equilibrium in thermodynamic system. Statistical thermodynamics. Unary, binary, and ternary phase diagrams, compounds and intermediate phases, solid solutions and Hume-Rothery rules, relationship between phase diagrams and metastability, defects in crystals. Thermodynamics of surfaces and interfaces, effect of particle size on phase equilibria, adsorption isotherms, grain boundaries, surface energy, electrochemistry. 

Spring 2018: MSAE E4201
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4201 001/73361 M 4:10pm - 6:40pm
Room TBA
James Im 3 7/60

MSAE E4202 Thermodynamics and reactions in solids. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E4201)

Review of thermodynamics, irreversible thermodynamics, diffusion in crystals and noncrystalline materials, phase transformations via nucleation and growth, overall transformation analysis and time-temperature-transformation (TTT) diagrams, precipitation, grain growth, solidification, spinodal and order-disorder transformations, martensitic transformation.

Spring 2018: MSAE E4202
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4202 001/27804 W 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Room TBA
James Im 3 10/60

MSAE E4206 Electronic and magnetic properties of solids. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

Prerequisites: (PHYS UN1401) and (PHYS UN1402) and (PHYS UN1403) or equivalent.

A survey course on the electronic and magnetic properties of materials, oriented towards materials for solid state devices. Dielectric and magnetic properties, ferroelectrics and ferromagnets. Conductivity and superconductivity. Electronic band theory of solids: classification of metals, insulators, and semiconductors. Materials in devices: examples from semiconductor lasers, cellular telephones, integrated circuits, and magnetic storage devices. Topics from physics are introduced as necessary.

Fall 2017: MSAE E4206
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4206 001/60024 M W 10:10am - 11:25am
524 Seeley W. Mudd Building
William Bailey 3 41/50

MSAE E4215 Mechanical behavior of structural materials. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3103)

Recommended preparation: a course in mechanics of materials. Review of states of stress and strain and their relations in elastic, plastic, and viscous materials. Dislocation and elastic-plastic concepts introduced to explain work hardening, various materials-strengthening mechanisms, ductility, and toughness. Macroscopic and microstructural aspects of brittle and ductile fracture mechanics, creep and fatigue phenomena. Case studies used throughout, including flow and fracture of structural alloys, polymers, hybrid materials, composite materials, ceramics, and electronic materials devices. Materials reliability and fracture prevention emphasized.

Spring 2018: MSAE E4215
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4215 001/14655 M W 11:40am - 12:55pm
Room TBA
William Bailey 3 3/60

MSAE E4250 Ceramics and composites. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E3142) and (MSAE E3013) or instructor's permission.
Corequisites: MSAE E3142,MSAE E3013

The course will cover some of the fundamental processes of atomic diffusion, sintering and microstructural evolution, defect chemistry, ionic transport, and electrical properties of ceramic materials. Following this, we will examine applications of ceramic materials--specifically ceramic thick and thin film materials in the areas of sensors and energy conversion/storage devices such as fuel cells, and batteries. The coursework level assumes that the student has already taken basic courses in the thermodynamics of materials, diffusion in materials, and crystal structures of materials.

Spring 2018: MSAE E4250
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4250 001/26587 Th 1:10pm - 3:40pm
Room TBA
Hande Ozturk 3 6/60

MSAE E4260 Electrochemical Materials and Devices: From Structure to Performance. 3 points.

Lect: 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: (CHEM UN1403) and (MSAE E3010) or equivalent, or instructor's permission.

An overview of electrochemical processes and applications from perspectives of materials and devices. Thermodynamics and principles of electrochemistry, methods to characterize electrochemical processes, applications of electrochemical materials and devices, including batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cells, electrochemical sensors, with a focus on the link between material structure, composition and properties with electrochemical performance.

MSAE E4301 Materials science laboratory. 1-3 points.

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission.

Materials science laboratory work so conducted as to fulfill particular needs of special students.

Fall 2017: MSAE E4301
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4301 001/15176 T 10:10am - 1:40pm
214 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Ismail Noyan, Yuan Yang 1-3 9/20
MSAE 4301 001/15176 Th 10:30am - 1:30pm
171 Engineering Terrace
Ismail Noyan, Yuan Yang 1-3 9/20

MSAE E4990 Special topics in Materials Science and Engineering. 1-3 points.

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission.

This course may be repeated for credit. Topics and instructors change from year to year. For advanced undergraduate students and graduate students in engineering, physical sciences, and other fields.

Fall 2017: MSAE E4990
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 4990 001/86046 W 1:10pm - 3:40pm
227 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Siu-Wai Chan 1-3 9/45

MSAE E4999 Supervised Internship. 1 point.

Prerequisites: Internship and approval from advisor must be obtained in advance.

Only for masters students in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics who may need relevant work experience as part of their program of study. Final report required. This course may not be taken for pass/fail or audited.

MSAE E6081 Solid state physics, I. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

Prerequisites: (APPH E3100) or equivalent. Knowledge of statistical physics on the level of MSAE E3111 or PHYS GU4023 strongly recommended.

Crystal structure; reciprocal lattices; classification of solids; lattice dynamics; anharmonic effects in crystals; stress and strain; classical electron models of metals; and periodic, nearly periodic, and more advanced analysis of electron band structure.

MSAE E6082 Solid state physics, II. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E6081) or instructor's permission.

Semiclassical and quantum mechanical electron dynamics and conduction; dielectric properties of insulators; semiconductors; defects; magnetism; superconductivity; low-dimensional structures; and soft matter.

MSAE E6085 Computing the Electronic Structure of Complex Materials. 3 points.

Prerequisites: (APPH E3100) or equivalent.

Basics of density functional theory (DFT) and its application to complex materials. Computation of electronics and mechanical properties of materials. Group theory, numerical methods, basis sets, computing, and running open source DFT codes. Problem sets and a small project.

Spring 2018: MSAE E6085
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 6085 001/64244 T Th 5:40pm - 6:55pm
Room TBA
Renata Wentzcovitch 3 1/35

MSAE E6091 Magnetism and magnetic materials. 3 points.

Lect. 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E4206) and (APPH E6081) or equivalent.

Types of magnetism. Band theory of ferromagnetism. Magnetic metals, insulators, and semiconductors. Magnetic nanostructures: ultrathin films, superlattices, and particles. Surface magnetism and spectroscopies. High speed magnetization dynamics. Spin electronics. Offered in alternate years.

MSAE E6100 Transmission Electron Microscopy. 3 points.

Lect.: 3

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission.

Theory and practice of transmission electron microscopy (TEM): principles of electron scattering, diffraction, and microscopy; analytical techniques used to determine local chemistry; introduction to sample preparation; laboratory and in-class remote access demonstrations, several hours of hands-on laboratory operation of the microscope; the use of simulation and analysis software; guest lectures on cryomicroscopy for life sciences and high resolution transmission electron microscopy for physical sciences; and, time permitting, a visit to the electron microscopy facility in the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).

MSAE E6120 Grain boundaries and interfaces. 3 points.

Lect: 2.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission.

Suggested background: basic knowledge of materials science, dislocations and point defects. The course gives an overview of the classic approaches in studying grain boundaries. Topics include boundary geometry and structure, boundary interactions with crystal defects, boundaries as short-circuit diffusion paths, applications of boundary concepts to interfaces, and roles of grain boundaries in material properties and in kinetic phenomena in polycrystalline materials.

MSAE E6221 Introduction to dislocation theory. 3 points.

Lect: 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E4215) or a course in theory of elasticity, or instructor's permission.

Point and line imperfections. Theory of dislocations. Relation between imperfections and structure-sensitive properties.

MSAE E6225 Techniques in x-ray and neutron diffraction. 3 points.

Lect: 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E4101)

Crystal symmetry, diffraction, reciprocal space and Ewald sphere construction, radiation sources, analytical representation of diffraction peaks, diffraction line broadening, Fourier analysis of peak shape, texture analysis, diffraction analysis of stress and strain, diffraction analysis of order-disorder thermal diffuse scattering, small angle scattering, instrumentation in diffraction experiments, error analysis.

MSAE E6229 Energy and particle beam processing of materials. 3 points.

Lect: 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E4202) or MSAE E4202 or the instructor's permission.

Laser-, electron-, and ion-beam modification of materials to achieve unique microstructures and metastable phases for electronic and structural applications. Fundamentals of energy deposition and heat flow during laser- and electron-beam irradiation. Atomic displacement processes in ion-irradiated materials. Beam-induced microstructural evolution, crystallization, surface alloying, rapid solidification, and metastable phase formation. Review of current industrial applications.

MSAE E6230 Kinetics of phase transformations. 3 points.

Lect: 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: (MSAE E4202) or MSAE E4202 or the instructor's permission.

Principles of nonequilibrium thermodynamics; stochastic equations; nucleation, growth, and coarsening reactions in solids; spinodal decomposition; eutectic and eutectoid transformations.

MSAE E6251 Thin films and layers. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

Vacuum basics, deposition methods, nucleation and growth, epitaxy, critical thickness, defects properties, effect of deposition procedure, mechanical properties, adhesion, interconnects, and electromigration.

MSAE E6273 Materials science reports. 0 points.

0 to 6 pts.

Prerequisites: Written permission from instructor and approval from adviser.

Formal written reports and conferences with the appropriate member of the faculty on a subject of special interest to the student but not covered in the other course offerings.

Summer 2017: MSAE E6273
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 6273 001/65846  
William Bailey 0 0
MSAE 6273 002/66146  
Katayun Barmak 0 0
MSAE 6273 003/67596  
Simon Billinge 0 1
MSAE 6273 004/67797  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0
MSAE 6273 005/67996  
OLEG GANG 0 0
MSAE 6273 006/68198  
Irving Herman 0 1
MSAE 6273 007/68446  
James Im 0 0
MSAE 6273 008/68696  
Chris Marianetti 0 0
MSAE 6273 009/70947  
Ismail Noyan 0 0
MSAE 6273 010/71146  
Richard Osgood 0 0
MSAE 6273 011/71347  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0
MSAE 6273 012/71547  
Ponisseril Somasundaran 0 0
MSAE 6273 013/71746  
Renata Wentzcovitch 0 0
MSAE 6273 014/72047  
Yuan Yang 0 7
Fall 2017: MSAE E6273
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 6273 001/18035  
William Bailey 0 2/10
MSAE 6273 002/66084  
Katayun Barmak 0 1/10
MSAE 6273 003/22544  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 004/72135  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 005/70737  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 006/23143  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 007/63000  
James Im 0 1/10
MSAE 6273 008/76199  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 009/12458  
Ismail Noyan 0 1/10
MSAE 6273 010/19909  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 011/11163  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 012/72879  
Ponisseril Somasundaran 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 014/26194  
Yuan Yang 0 7/10
Spring 2018: MSAE E6273
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 6273 001/71440  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 002/19956  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 003/75781  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 004/25681  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 005/20181  
Alexander Gaeta 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 006/62872  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 007/23605  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 008/61136  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 009/61594  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 010/17305  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 011/22054  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 012/71816  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 013/26343  
Renata Wentzcovitch 0 0/10
MSAE 6273 014/64169  
Yuan Yang 0 0/10

MSAE E8235 Selected topics in materials science. 3 points.

Lect: 3.

This course may be repeated for credit. Selected topics in materials science. Topics and instructors change from year to year. For students in engineering, physical sciences, biological sciences, and related fields.

Fall 2017: MSAE E8235
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 8235 001/72481 W 4:10pm - 6:40pm
607 Hamilton Hall
Ismail Noyan 3 6/20
Spring 2018: MSAE E8235
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 8235 001/17380 Th 1:10pm - 3:40pm
Room TBA
3 0/25

MSAE E9000 Materials science and engineering colloquium. 0 points.

0 pts.

Speakers from industry are invited to speak on the recent impact of materials science and engineering innovations.

MSAE E9259 Research topics in materials science and metallurgical engineering. 1 point.

Lect: 1.

Discussion of a group of technical papers related to a topic of current research interest.

MSAE E9260 Research topics in materials science and metallurgical engineering. 1 point.

Lect: 1.

Discussion of a group of technical papers related to a topic of current research interest.

MSAE E9301 Doctoral research. 0 points.

0-15 pts.

Prerequisites: The qualifying examination for the doctorate.

Required of doctoral candidates.

Fall 2017: MSAE E9301
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 9301 001/17270  
William Bailey 0 1/10
MSAE 9301 002/68112  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 003/26680  
Simon Billinge 0 1/10
MSAE 9301 004/70688  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 005/76861  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 006/16756  
Irving Herman 0 1/10
MSAE 9301 007/12183  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 008/70964  
Chris Marianetti 0 1/10
MSAE 9301 009/29535  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 010/29328  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 011/76488  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 013/72983  
Yuan Yang 0 1/10
Spring 2018: MSAE E9301
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 9301 001/16594  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 002/75616  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 003/69100  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 004/64043  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 005/29369  
Alexander Gaeta 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 006/64460  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 007/19537  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 008/26444  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 009/60897  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 010/70711  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 011/27635  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 012/17836  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 013/72355  
Renata Wentzcovitch 0 0/10
MSAE 9301 014/15775  
Yuan Yang 0 0/10

MSAE E9309 Proposal of Research for the Doctorate. 0 points.

0 to 3 pts.

A written report prepared by the prospective doctoral candidate defining the proposed research for the dissertation, and oral defense of the proposal at the time of the qualifying examinations.

Fall 2017: MSAE E9309
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 9309 001/71643  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 002/16705  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 003/70076  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 004/29382  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 005/12877  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 006/60471  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 007/60983  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 008/65133  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 009/75857  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 010/64729  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 011/29602  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 013/18944  
Yuan Yang 0 0/10
Spring 2018: MSAE E9309
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 9309 001/61521  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 002/67089  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 003/77397  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 004/20184  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 005/73538  
Alexander Gaeta 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 006/76978  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 007/65311  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 008/76393  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 009/17379  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 010/68479  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 011/64767  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 012/28350  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 9309 013/74373  
Yuan Yang 0 0/10

MSAE E9800 Doctoral research instruction. 0 points.

3, 6, 9 or 12 pts

A candidate for the Eng.Sc.D. degree must register for 12 points of doctoral research instruction. Registration in M.S.E. E9800 may not be used to satisfy the minimum residence requirement for the degree.

Fall 2017: MSAE E9800
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 9800 001/11774  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 002/63930  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 003/13255  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 004/16173  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 005/20221  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 006/72107  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 007/27595  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 008/24045  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 009/70007  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 010/66585  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 011/22599  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 013/22454  
Yuan Yang 0 0/10
Spring 2018: MSAE E9800
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 9800 001/65201  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 002/14893  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 003/64476  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 004/28899  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 005/26494  
Alexander Gaeta 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 006/60639  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 007/14103  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 008/25526  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 009/27171  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 010/77702  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 011/72965  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 012/74344  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 013/65916  
Renata Wentzcovitch 0 0/10
MSAE 9800 014/65419  
Yuan Yang 0 0/10

MSAE E9900 Doctoral dissertation. 0 points.

0 pts.

A candidate for the doctorate may be required to register for this course every term after the course work has been completed, and until the dissertation has been accepted.

Fall 2017: MSAE E9900
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 9900 001/13159  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 002/14510  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 003/69898  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 004/76749  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 005/71702  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 006/74925  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 007/20479  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 008/23335  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 009/68428  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 010/77656  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 011/62833  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 013/13062  
Yuan Yang 0 0/10
Spring 2018: MSAE E9900
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
MSAE 9900 001/17487  
William Bailey 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 002/72600  
Katayun Barmak 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 003/61994  
Simon Billinge 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 004/75915  
Siu-Wai Chan 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 005/27884  
Alexander Gaeta 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 006/60902  
OLEG GANG 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 007/29302  
Irving Herman 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 008/67905  
James Im 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 009/19400  
Chris Marianetti 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 010/65205  
Ismail Noyan 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 011/20327  
Richard Osgood 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 012/18427  
Aron Pinczuk 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 013/73193  
Renata Wentzcovitch 0 0/10
MSAE 9900 014/19102  
Yuan Yang 0 0/10

MSAE S4999 Supervised Internship. 1 point.

Prerequisites: Internship and approval from advisor must be obtained in advance.

Only for masters students in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics who may need relevant work experience as part of their program of study. Final report required. This course may not be taken for pass/fail or audited.

MSAE S6273 Materials science reports. 0 points.

0 to 6 pts.

Prerequisites: Written permission from instructor and approval from adviser.

Formal written reports and conferences with the appropriate member of the faculty on a subject of special interest to the student but not covered in the other course offerings.

MSAE S9301 Doctoral research. 0 points.

0-15 pts.

Prerequisites: The qualifying examination for the doctorate.

Required of doctoral candidates.

MSAE S9800 Doctoral research instruction. 0 points.

3, 6, 9 or 12 pts

A candidate for the Eng.Sc.D. degree must register for 12 points of doctoral research instruction. Registration in M.S.E. E9800 may not be used to satisfy the minimum residence requirement for the degree.