## MATSCI 10: Materials Matter

All facets of engineering rely on materials to develop modern devices and solve the greatest technological challenges in society today. In this introductory 1-unit course, students will learn about the field of Materials Science and Engineering and its broad applications in research and industry. Students who are interested in careers in energy and sustainability, biomaterials and regenerative medicine, or consumer electronics and nanotechnology will be able to have an early window into the work done in these areas through this course. Each week, students will listen to talks from invited guest speakers and discover the wide variety of career opportunities and areas of focus offered through Materials Science and Engineering. Students will also be invited to attend optional events including panel discussions and laboratory tours, campus conditions permitting. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to develop networks with Stanford alumni and current students in our department. This course is open to all undergraduates and does not have any pre-requisites.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 1

Instructors:
Melosh, N. (PI)

## MATSCI 83N: Great Inventions That Matter

This introductory seminar starts by illuminating on the general aspects of creativity, invention, and patenting in engineering and medicine, and how Stanford University is one of the world's foremost engines of innovation. We then take a deep dive into some great technological inventions which are still playing an essential role in our everyday lives, such as fiber amplifier, digital compass, computer memory, HIV detector, personal genome machine, cancer cell sorting, brain imaging, and mind reading. The stories and underlying materials and technologies behind each invention, including a few examples by Stanford faculty and student inventors, are highlighted and discussed. A special lecture focuses on the public policy on intellectual properties (IP) and the resources at Stanford Office of Technology Licensing (OTL). Each student will have an opportunity to present on a great invention from Stanford (or elsewhere), or to write a (mock) patent disclosure of his/her own ideas.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3
| UG Reqs: WAY-SMA

Instructors:
Wang, S. (PI)

## MATSCI 100: Undergraduate Independent Study

Independent study in materials science under supervision of a faculty member.

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr
| Units: 1-3
| Repeatable
for credit

Instructors:
Brongersma, M. (PI)
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Chueh, W. (PI)
;
Clemens, B. (PI)
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Instructors:
Brongersma, M. (PI)
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Chueh, W. (PI)
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Clemens, B. (PI)
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Cui, Y. (PI)
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Dauskardt, R. (PI)
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Dionne, J. (PI)
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Dresselhaus-Marais, L. (PI)
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Heilshorn, S. (PI)
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Hong, G. (PI)
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Jornada, F. (PI)
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Lindenberg, A. (PI)
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Mannix, A. (PI)
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McGehee, M. (PI)
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McIntyre, P. (PI)
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Melosh, N. (PI)
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Mukherjee, K. (PI)
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Prinz, F. (PI)
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Salleo, A. (PI)
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Sinclair, R. (PI)
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Wang, S. (PI)

## MATSCI 127: Investigating Ancient Materials (ANTHRO 180B, ANTHRO 280B, ARCHLGY 180, ARCHLGY 280, MATSCI 227)

If you wish to enroll, please use the linked form to request instructor consent:
https://tinyurl.com/AncientMaterials - This course examines how concepts and methods from materials science are applied to the analysis of archaeological artifacts, with a focus on artifacts made from inorganic materials (ceramics and metals). Coverage includes chemical analysis, microscopy, and testing of physical properties, as well as various research applications within anthropological archaeology. Students will learn how to navigate the wide range of available analytical techniques in order to choose methods that are appropriate to the types of artifacts being examined and that are capable of answering the archaeological questions being asked. ----- If you wish to enroll, please use the linked form to request instructor consent:
https://tinyurl.com/AncientMaterials For full consideration, this form must be submitted by Monday, September 4th.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3-4
| UG Reqs: WAY-SMA, WAY-SI

Instructors:
Chastain, M. (PI)

## MATSCI 145: Kinetics of Materials Synthesis

The science of synthesis of nanometer scale materials. Examples including solution phase synthesis of nanoparticles, the vapor-liquid-solid approach to growing nanowires, formation of mesoporous materials from block-copolymer solutions, and formation of photonic crystals. Relationship of the synthesis phenomena to the materials science driving forces and kinetic mechanisms. Materials science concepts including capillarity, Gibbs free energy, phase diagrams, and driving forces. Prerequisites:
MatSci 144. (Formerly 155)

Terms: Aut
| Units: 4
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci

Instructors:
Dresselhaus-Marais, L. (PI)

## MATSCI 150: Undergraduate Research

Participation in a research project.

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr
| Units: 1-6
| Repeatable
for credit

Instructors:
Appel, E. (PI)
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Bao, Z. (PI)
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Bent, S. (PI)
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Brongersma, M. (PI)
;
Chueh, W. (PI)
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Clemens, B. (PI)
;
Cui, Y. (PI)
;
Dauskardt, R. (PI)
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Devereaux, T. (PI)
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Dionne, J. (PI)
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Dresselhaus-Marais, L. (PI)
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Feigelson, R. (PI)
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Goodson, K. (PI)
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Gu, W. (PI)
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Heilshorn, S. (PI)
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Hong, G. (PI)
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Jornada, F. (PI)
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Lindenberg, A. (PI)
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Mannix, A. (PI)
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McGehee, M. (PI)
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McIntyre, P. (PI)
;
Melosh, N. (PI)
;
Mukherjee, K. (PI)
;
Nix, W. (PI)
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Prinz, F. (PI)
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Salleo, A. (PI)
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Sendek, A. (PI)
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Sinclair, R. (PI)
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Wang, S. (PI)

## MATSCI 160: Nanomaterials Design (MATSCI 170)

This course is designed for students interested in exploring the cutting edge of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Students will learn several fundamental concepts related to nanomaterials synthesis and characterization that are commonly used in research and industrial settings, including self-assembly, soft lithography, VLS growth, and nanoparticle size control. In lieu of traditional labs, students will attend weekly discussion sections aimed at priming students to think like materials engineers. Through these discussions, students will explore how to design an effective experiment, how to identify research gaps, and how to write a compelling grant proposal. This course satisfies the Writing in the Major (WIM) requirement. Enrollment is limited to 24. Prerequisites:
ENGR 50 or equivalent introductory materials science course.
CME 106 or
Stats 110 is recommended. Contact the instructor for more information. Undergraduates register for 160 for 4 units, Graduates register for 170 for 3 units.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3-4
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-SMA

Instructors:
Yan, H. (PI)

## MATSCI 165: Nanoscale Materials Physics Computation Laboratory (MATSCI 175)

Computational exploration of fundamental topics in materials science using Java-based computation and visualization tools. Emphasis is on the atomic-scale origins of macroscopic materials phenomena. Simulation methods include molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo with applications in thermodynamics, kinetics, and topics in statistical mechanics. Undergraduates register for 165 for 4 units; graduates register for 175 for 3 units. Prerequisites: Undergraduate physics and
MATSCI 144 or equivalent coursework in thermodynamics.
MATSCI 145 recommended.

Terms: Aut, Win
| Units: 3-4
| UG Reqs: WAY-SMA

Instructors:
Jornada, F. (PI)

## MATSCI 170: Nanomaterials Design (MATSCI 160)

This course is designed for students interested in exploring the cutting edge of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Students will learn several fundamental concepts related to nanomaterials synthesis and characterization that are commonly used in research and industrial settings, including self-assembly, soft lithography, VLS growth, and nanoparticle size control. In lieu of traditional labs, students will attend weekly discussion sections aimed at priming students to think like materials engineers. Through these discussions, students will explore how to design an effective experiment, how to identify research gaps, and how to write a compelling grant proposal. This course satisfies the Writing in the Major (WIM) requirement. Enrollment is limited to 24. Prerequisites:
ENGR 50 or equivalent introductory materials science course.
CME 106 or
Stats 110 is recommended. Contact the instructor for more information. Undergraduates register for 160 for 4 units, Graduates register for 170 for 3 units.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3-4

Instructors:
Yan, H. (PI)

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