Seoul National Univ. DMSE
Topics in Rheology of Materials
This course introduces rheological modeling and measurement of the flow phenomena such as molten materials, solutions, and slurry or suspension for composite materials. It also provides basics of tensor differential equations considering non-Newtonian and viscoelastic behavior of flow as a continuum. The theoreical basis for rheological analysis of material flow is given. Various topics related to rheology applications for materials processing are studied.
Biomedical Organic Materials
The lecture selects a topic related to biomedical organic material. The main topic of this semester focuses on the cancer therapy. The basic understanding of cancer, the development of anti-cancer agents and the diagnosis of cancer are discussed and the lecture is based on the report of individual topic assigned to the students.
Special Topics in Polymer Structure
This lecture deals with analysis of polymer materials.
Environmentally Functioning Materials
In this lecture, we study on environmental-technical-materials.
Theories of Structure of Materials
This course teaches the crystal structure and crystallography and is divided into three sections. The first section is on the crystal structure and describes how the simple metallic and complicate structures like ionic and covalent bonded structures are formed. The details of atomic structure of defects such as dislocations, twins, grain boundaries, and surface will be examined. The second section is the crystallography. After the introduction of symmetry, the seven crystal systems, 14 Bravais lattice, and
Modeling and Simulation of Materials
The primary objective of this course is to learn the basic principles and applications of various computational methods to study and predict material properties.
Kinetic Process in Materials
This course is to provide beginning graduate students with the basic, quantitative ideas on kinetic processes in materials in general. The overall reaction taking place in materials is usually a consecutive process of surface or interface reaction and diffusion in the bulk. Mathematics of diffusion in continuum is first dealt with in some depth, followed by the atomic theory of diffusion, chemical reaction kinetics and linear irreversible thermodynamics. This course will explore diffusion in concentration g
Topics in Organics Chemistry of Polymers
This course will introduce the recent progress in the study of polymer synthesis, with a special focus on controlled polymerization.
Statistical Mechanics
As the processing technology of materials become smaller and smaller, rightfully with the emergence of nanotechnolo- gy, the results of the processing should be understood with the statistical distribution of behaving atoms and molecules. Since most of these processing results are based on kinetics, rather than thermodynamics, the subject of “Statistical Mech- anics” should be taught in the graduate class of “Materials Science and Engineering” in conjunction with “Statistical Thermodynamics”. “Statistical M
Characterization of Solid Polymers
This course is designed to introduce the characterization methods of solid polymers and also examine the recently developed methods of analyzing their structures. We will study the correlations between the structure and property of various polymer systems.
Interfacial Structure Analysis
The structural, chemical, and electronic properties of interfaces and boundaries between different materials or similar materials are of the prime importance for their optimized performance in many electrical, optical, mechanical, bio- chemical systems. The transport properties of many interfaces are closely related to the structural correlations between the different materials. In this course, therefore, the fundamental principles and advanced methods for observing the interface and boundary structures in
Computational Inelasticity for Polymeric Materials
This course aims at providing advanced knowledge related to computational inelasticity for polymeric materials, through which students are equipped with some numerical tools and theoretical background which enable to design new material processing and also analyze the mechanical behavior of materials. Current courseconsists of four sessions. The continuum mechanics, in particular focusing on topics related to computational inelasticity, is outlined with actual examples. Finite element (FE) method is studied
Application of Interface Phenomena to Semiconductor Devices
Interface phenomena are crucial for various semiconductor memory and logic devices. The understanding of the operation principle, device structure and integration scheme of the various semiconductor devices is the prerequisite to utilize the newly developed or found materials’ functionality. Therefore, in this course, the advanced understandings on semiconductor memory and logic devices and materials are offered. It will review the device integration principles, scaling rules, and current status of the tech
Vacuum Systems and Signal Measurement
Varieties of vacuum systems are used in research fields and industry to process/fabricate materials and to acquire signals stimulated by the external energy source. Graduate will meet any form of vacuum system while handling materials even though it is very simple form of vacuum. Students will go through from vacuum system build-up to computer-aided data collection/ feedback control of process. The course will be divided into 3 parts. In the first step, students will acquire theoretical background of vacuum
Composite Materials for Biomedical Applications
This course introduces application of biomedical materials, mainly covering biomedical implants. Materials for biomedical implants should have good mechanical properties as well as excellent biocompatibility. A variety of nanotechnologies are being developed to enhance the mechanical properties of ceramics and metals. Biocompatibility of the implant materials are also improved by hybridizing materials using those nanotechnologies. Another plausible approach to generate excellent biomedical materials is to c
Dielectric Thin Film Materials
The physical and electrical properties of various high-dielectric and ferroelectric thin films that are currently used in semiconductor devices are studied. The thin film deposition process and process-dependant properties are briefly studied. Then, the basic dielectric, ferroelectric, phase transition and leakage current properties of the films are systematically studied. The influences of these behaviors on the device performance are described using recent literatures. Finally, the influence of the film t
Hybrid Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
This course provides knowledge about the basic principles of the electrochemical responses and changes in metal, semiconductors, inorganic materials, organic molecules, macromolecule materials and their hybrid materials, and the experimental procedures using the principles. On the basis of these knowledges, the methodologies, present and future conditions of applying the solar batteries, fuel cells, electric photochemistry, sensors, and semiconductor electrochemistry will be discussed.
Materials Industry and Technology Innovation
In the modern society, development of advanced materials is now highlighted because the material industry more or less decides growth speed of the nation, not only contributing to the national economic power but also constructing well-being and ubiquitous societies. In this lecture, CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and CTO (Chief Technical Officer), and some experts from materials industry are invited to give lectures and discuss with graduate students regarding information about so called high-tech materials
Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy
This course provides the understanding of the synthesis mechanism of nanostructured materials and exploits the synthesis methodology of organic-inorganic hybrid technologies for energy conversion and storage devices. The principles, materials, and device fabrications in battery, solar cell, fuel cell, and white LED will be discussed in this lecture.
Technology Management and Commercialization for Researchers
The goals of this course are to illustrate procedures of and skills in (1) arranging and securing novel inventions conceived by graduate students in science and engineering;
(2) obtaining legal protection (i.e., patents) for such inventions; and
(3) commercializing their inventions by setting up start-up companies, licensing out their inventions, negotiating and/or contracting with third parties, etc.The class aims to develop strategies for legally protecting and commercializing such inventions from
Processing and Mechanical Properties of Nanomaterials
This unit aims to develop in-depth understanding of the various methods of synthesis of nanomaterials and nanofabrication techniques, as well as of properties and applications of nanostructured materials. The nanomaterials include one-dimensional nanotubes, nanorods, nanowires and nanofibres, two-dimensional thin films, nanoporous materials and nanocomposites. Nanofabrication techniques such as lithography and self-assembly will be introduced. Special emphasis will be placed on bulk nanomaterials produced b
Materials Colloquium 2
This course discusses basic concepts and research trends of recent developments in materials science and engineering
Electrical and Optical Properties of Organic Semiconductors
Starting from the understanding of the electronic structure of conjugated molecules and molecular solids, electrical and optical properties of conjugated molecular solids and polymers will be covered in depth. Exciton generation and decay, metal/organic and organic/organic junctions, charge injection, transport and recombination are included. Device physics and recent research trend of organic optoelectronic devices such as organic light emitting diodes, organic thin film transistors, and organic photovolta
Materials Colloquium 3
Compound Semiconductor Optoelectronic Materials and Devices
Fundamentals of crystal structure, band structure, defects, mechanical, optical and electronic properties, crystal growth methods, and processing of compound semiconductors, those hetero and nano-structure properties and preparations, applications to optoelectronic and high frequency devices will be covered in this lecture.
Phase Equilibria in Materials
This course provides the fundamental concepts and advanced understandings of phase equilibria in materials, including relationship of free energy to phase diagram. The course will address some kinetic and non-equilibrium concepts and some phenomenological discussions. In particular, phase and composition determinations in ternary and quaternary systems, relationship between phase diagrams and thermodynamic data, and cooling paths during cooling of the ternary melts will be covered. This course can provide a
Advanced Functional Polymers: Molecular Design and Applications
Conjugated polymers, block copolymers, biopolymers, liquid crystalline polymers, dendrimers, high performance polymers, and their biomedical and optoelectronic applications will be discussed through the semester. Students will learn design principle to achieve specific functions from polymers, synthetic methodology, physical chemistry of functional polymers, structure-property relationship, and fabrication of devices from functional polymers.
Materials Science for Advanced Batteries
This course deals with electrochemistry based on materials science and further expands to the understanding of the operation mechanism of advanced batteries. While conventional electrochemistry focuses on the surface reactions, more discussions are placed on the reaction inside the material and the relation with material thermodynamics.
Colloquium of Materials Science
This graduate program is designed to achieve a higher quality of education and research program, and is managed by world's leading experts in hybrid materials science. The invited speakers will deliver a one-day (or a half-day) lecture on the subject of his/her work and a one-hour seminar about his/her recent research results.
Current Status of Bio and Integrated Materials
This course deals with the current status of bio and integrated materials through the small size of group discussion. The suggested specific topics are chosen from the various state-of-the-art research activities in the area of bio and integrated materials including photo-synthesis, implantation and hybrid materials.
Topics in Hybrid Materials 1
This course discusses basic concepts and research trends of recent developments in hybrid materials science and engineering.
Current Status of Electronic Materials
This course deals with the current status of electronic materials through the small size of group discussion. The suggested specific topics are chosen from the various state-of-the-art research activities in the area of electronic materials including display, semi-conductors and organic electronics.
Topics in Hybrid Materials 2
This course discusses basic concepts and research trends of recent developments in hybrid materials science and engineering.
Current Status of Energy/Environmental Materials
This course deals with the current status of energy and environmental materials through the small size of group discussion. The suggested specific topics are chosen from the various state-of-the-art research activities in the area of energy and environmental materials including batteries, fuel cells, photovoltaic and thermoelectric devices.
Advanced Molecular Electronics Materials
This course is intended to provide MSE graduate students with the fundamental theories and applications for electrical and optical properties of molecular, suprmolecular, and macromolecular materials. Basic concepts of quantum chemical principles together with the optical, electrical, and magnetic properties of organic solid will be covered in the first part. Based on the first part knowledges, specific applications and related molecular design aspects will be dealt in detail in respective chapters; condu
Current Status of Structural Materials
This course deals with the current status of structural materials through the small size of group discussion. The suggested specific topics are chosen from the various state-of-the-art research activities in the area of structural materials including metal, ceramics and polymers.