Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

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MSNE 615 901 (CRN: 24110)

SPECIAL TOPICS III

Long Title: SPECIAL TOPICS III
Department: Materials Science & NanoEng
Instructor: Khabashesku, Valery
Meeting: 11:20AM - 12:40PM TR (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 1 TO 9
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 4
Enrollment data as of: 18-JUL-2024 3:00AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: INDUSTRIAL NANOTECHNOLOGY. The course will provide knowledge of industrial applications of nanotechnology enabled by research advances in different areas of nanoscience and engineering, including materials science, chemistry, physics, energy, environment, and aerospace. Overview of synthesis of nanomaterials through bottom-up and top-down strategies. Characterization of nanomaterials, particle size, shape and surface properties relationships, surface modification tailored to specific industrial applications. Safety related to nanomaterials and nanostructures in the environment and industrial nanotechnology development projects. Discussion of selected application case studies originating from nanotechnology invention and commercial implementation. At the end of the course, student will be able to explain the advantages of nanotechnology, give examples of current industrial applications of nanotechnology, and forecast the future technological advancements and increasing role of nanotechnology in each industry. This will be a 3 credit hour course. Repeatable for Credit Repeatable for Credit.