30.507 Materials and Bio-Materials Science

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The course will begin with a review on classical materials and then focus on

  1. Introduction to modern classes of functional materials and their properties: materials for energy, advanced displays, and biomedical devices
  2. Nanoscale Materials: quantum dots, graphene and nanocomposites.

Materials designs, interactions and processes will be discussed in the context of specific applications.
There will be project activity based on special topics and/or case studies on recent advancements in functional materials.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Define the various classes of functional materials and their properties
  2. Identify processing methods for specific materials/ compositions
  3. Practice material selections for specific technological needs

Measurable Outcomes

  1. Definition of functional materials, properties and their applications
  2. Demonstration of material design criteria for specific applications
  3. Assessment of materials properties and their suitability in specific applications
  4. Analysis of material integration issues

12 Credits


Low Hong Yee


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