ENGRI1110_Lect1_08 - ENGRI 1110/ MSE 1110 Nanotechnology...

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ENGRI 1110/ MSE 1110 Nanotechnology Fall 2008 Credit Hours: 3 Location and Time: Hollister B14; Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:10-11:00 Prof. Christopher Umbach ( umbach @ ccmr . cornell . edu ) Office Hours: Wednesday, Friday 11:00-12:00, 114 Thurston Hall Graduate Teaching Assistants : Luis Estevez (le55@cornell.edu) Office Hours: Mon. 1:00-2:00, Tues. 3:00-4:00, 258 Bard Hall Dong Hao (dqh3@cornell.edu) Office Hours: Thurs. 5-6, Fri. 1-2, 258 Bard Hall
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Course Website: ENGRI 111 can be found under “Introduction to Engineering Courses” on Blackboard Lecture notes, announcements, homework assignments, and homework solutions will be posted at http://www.blackboard.cornell.edu Enrollment Code : nanometer Course Requirements and Grading Homework (approximately 7 problem sets) 15% Final Project 25% Midterm Examination 30% Final Examination (Dec. 15 @ 9:00 AM) 30% Final Project/Presentation : In a final oral presentation, teams will address different aspects of nanotechnology such as nanoelectronics, nanomagnetics, nanomedicine, nanofabrication, nanostructures, and nanodevices.
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Nanotechnology ENGRI 1110 Custom Compilation with text selected from: Nanoethics: The Ethical and Social Implications of Nanotechnology (Allhof) Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, Sixth Edition (Callister) Understanding Solids - The Science of Materials (Tilley) Introduction to Microfabrication (Franssila) Physics of Solar Cells: From Principles to New Concepts (Wurfel) Fuel Cell Engines (Mench) The Nanotech Pioneers: Where are they Taking Us? (Edwards) Required Textbook (available at the Cornell bookstore starting Sept. 1)
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The Culture of Nanotechnology nano-Science and nano-Technology (nano-S&T) seen as enabling for next important technological advances Discovery Medicine Information Security Energy 100s M$ in research from federal government to universities 1000s M$ of private investment Fastest growing industry in history? Across many disciplines Engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, medicine, computer science
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What is nano- S&T? Underlying rationale:
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ENGRI1110_Lect1_08 - ENGRI 1110/ MSE 1110 Nanotechnology...

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