This certificate program trains and educates students in concepts related to the design of advanced materials, understanding their physical, mechanical, chemical, and structural properties. The knowledge needed to correlate these properties to their function, given that advanced materials and nanotechnology are interwoven nowadays. The education and training gained by the students will provide them with the skills needed to acquire employment opportunities in various industries, including medical, healthcare, pharmaceutical, electronics, automotive, and aerospace industries. It will also prepare them for careers in government agencies and advanced graduate studies in science, technology, and engineering.

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Certificate Program Requirements:

Degree Requirements: Total Credit Hours: 12 credits
Core Courses (6 credits):
NANO 704   Fundamentals of Nanomaterials: Nanomaterial fundamentals
NANO 711    Introduction to Nanoprocessing: Nanomaterial processing

Technical Electives (6 credits): Select from 2 of the following:

NANO 741   Colloidal and Molecular Self-Assembly: Colloidal materials
NANO 812   Process Modeling in Composites: Composite materials
NANO 882   Advanced Biomedical Nanomaterials: Biomedical materials

Students may select to substitute any of the above courses with an alternate course, with approval from the Advisor.