Salvador Research Group - Educational Activities-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Salvador Research Group - Educational Activities

I. CORE MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING COURSES

1. Defects in Materials (27-728) (6 Units)
A first-year graduate-level foundational course on imperfections in materials. (Lectures)
Fall Semesters:          2013 (Mini I)

2. Defects in Materials (27-202 / 212) (6 + 3 / 6 + 0 Units)
A sophomore-level foundational course on imperfections in materials.  (Lectures + Labs)
Spring Semesters:     2015, 2014
Fall Semesters:         2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 (Mini II)

3. Enginereering Materials of the Future (27-100) (old title: Materials in Engineering)
A freshmen-level introduction to Materials Science and Engineering (Lectures and/or Labs)
Lectures: Fall / Spring 2003, Fall / Spring 2002 (9 Units)
Labs: Spring 2000 (3 Units)

4. Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory I/II (27-303 / 27-304)
Project-based, semester-long courses in laboratory methods for MSE    (Labs)
I:  Spring 1999 (3 Units)
II: Fall 1999 (3 Units)

II. CERAMICS COURSES

1. Powder Processing of Materials (27-323) (Old title: Processing of Ceramics)
A junior-level introduction to ceramic and powder processing (Lectures with a Lab Project)
Spring Semesters:    2014, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2006, 2005, 2004
Fall Semesters:        2015, 2000 (9 Units)

2. Properties of Ceramics and Glasses (27-551 / 751) (9 / 12 Units)
A graduate-level elective on the properties of ceramics and glasses,
          including examples of applications (Lectures).
Spring Semesters:    2008                                                                 

III. SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL and ENERGY APPLICATION COURSES

1. Materials for Future Energy Systems (27-728)
A graduate-level elective relating the technology of energy systems to materials,
          including photoelectrochemical semiconductors, SOFCs, and thermoelectrics.
Fall Mini-I:           2014 (6 Units)
Spring Mini-III:    2013, 2011                                           

2. Special Topics: Materials for Energy Systems (27-765)
A graduate-level overview of Solid Oxides Fuel Cells (1/3 of the Lectures)
Spring 2009, Spring 2007  (1/3 of 6 Units)

3. Processing Design: Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (27-421 / 27-721)
A graduate-level elective including a case study on the design, processing, and use of SOFCs.
          (between 1/2 and 1/3 of Lectures)   (1/3-1/2 of 6 Units)
Spring Semesters: 2001, 2000        

4. SAMS Fuel Cell Summer Program for High School Students
Powering Future Engines: An Introduction to Fuel Cell Technologies
A high-school level overview of electrochemstry and SOFCs (Lectures and Lab)
Summer 2003

IV. MISCELLANEOUS COURSES

1. Independent Research (27-555, 27-###)
Plan, advise, mentor students in independent research.
Fall 2014, Fall 2010, Spring 2011

2. Independent Reading (27-###)
Supervise and advise students in independent reading on topics of their choice.
Past Projects: Shape Memory Alloys, Diamond Coatings, High Temperature Superconductivity.

3. Graduate Seminar (27-774)
Organizer of Departmental Seminar Series (Invited and Student Seminars)
Spring 2004, Spring/Fall 2003, Spring/Fall 2002, Spring/Fall 2001, Fall 2000