Spring Semester

Introduction to Materials Engineering

Summary: Introduce materials science and engineering to a broad undergraduate audience. Role of materials in improving quality of life. Examples of new materials that have revolutionized the information age. Role of materials in energy conservation and sustainability.

MSE Teaching Experience

Summary: Review best teaching practices with graduate instructors

Fall Semester

Solid State Materials

Summary: Band structure, semiconductor physics, basic optical properties and magnetism.

Atomistic Materials Science

Summary: 2-D, 3-D Symmetry, lattices, crystal structures, diffraction