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MATERIALS SCIENCE IN LIFE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: China - Fudan University - 'International Summer School, Fudan University'
UC Course SubjectMaterials Science
Number & Suffix: 101 S
Full UC Title: MATERIALS SCIENCE IN LIFE 
Transcript Title: MATERIALS SCI/LIFE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Discovery of new materials properties leads to our better understanding of the fundamental organization of matter, and utilization of novel properties, effects, and functions for specific applications. Many properties of modern materials can be changed by varying the size and not chemical compositions of materials, from macro- to micro- to nanoscale. This course introduces an interdisciplinary nature to materials properties, which are divided by size (from macro- to nano), time (past: traditional; present: bioinspired, semiconductor, composites; future: nanomaterials, intelligent materials) and properties (mechanical, magnetic, thermal, chemical, optical, acoustic, electronic). The course explores a combinatorial approach to materials’ design; how materials properties, effects, and functions are integrated; what we can learn from biology; and how future smart materials might look. Students develop a designer approach and real-world problem solving skills. Assessment: attendance (20%), oral presentation (40%), written problem solving (40%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: MATERIALS SCIENCE IN LIFE 
Partner University Department: Science & Technology 
Partner University Course Number: MATE170001