Synthesis Module

Course Offerings

  • CHEM 4534 Organic Chemistry of Polymers 
  • CHEM 5704 Synthesis of Macromolecules
  • CHEM 6564 Current Topics in Polymer Chemistry 
  • CHEM 6664 Amorphous and Crystalline State of Polymers
  • WOOD 5424 Polysaccharide Chemistry
  • Choice of:
    • CHEM 5505 or 5506: Advanced Organic Chemistry
    • CHEM 5535 or 5536: Synthetic Organic Chemistry
    • CHEM 5524: Molecular Structure Determination

Structure Module

Course Offerings

  • CHEM 6674/PHYS 5564G Physical Chemistry of Polymers 
  • CHEM/ESM 5174 Polymer Viscoelasticity 
  • CHEM 6664 Amorphous and Crystalline State of Polymers
  • CHE 5984 Soft Materials/Self Assembly
  • CHE 5984 Dynamic Theory of Complex Fluids 
  • MSE 5504 Polymer Deformation and Fracture
  • PHYS 4574 Nanotechnology
  • PHYS 4984/5984 Polymer Physics

Mechanics Module

Course Offerings

  • Choice of:
    • ESM 5734: Introduction to Finite Element Analysis
    • ESM 4044: Mechanics of Composite Materials
    • ESM 5014: Introduction to Continuum Mechanics
  • CHEM/ESM 5174 Polymer Viscoelasticity
  • ESM/CHE 5564 Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
  • ESM 5514 Viscous Flow
  • ESM 6104 Mechanics of Composite Strength and Life
  • ESM 5074 Mechanics of Laminated Composite Structures
  • MSE 5504 Polymer Deformation and Fracture

Processing Module

Course Offerings

  • CHE 4224/MSE 4524 Introduction to Polymer Processing
  • MSE 5504 Polymer Deformation and Fracture
  • ESM 5514 Viscous Flow
  • CHE 5564 Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
  • CHE 5984 Dynamic Theory of Complex Fluids

Adhesion and Surface Science Module

Course Offerings

  • CHEM/ESM/MSE 5654 Adhesion Science
  • CHEM/ESM 5174 Polymer Viscoelasticity
  • CHEM 5644/CHE 5334G Colloid and Surface Chemistry 
  • CHEM 6674/PHYS 5564G Physical Chemistry of Polymers 
  • ESM 5264 Mechanics of Adhesive Bonding 
  • CHEM 5524 Molecular Structure Determination
  • CHE 5984 Interfacial Chemistry and Engineering 
  • CHEM 6664 Amorphous and Crystalline State of Polymers

Materials in Medicine Module

Course Offerings

  • BCHM 5124 Biochemistry for the Life Sciences
  • CHEM 5984 Chemistry of Biomaterials 
  • CHE 5124/BMES 5434 Polymeric Biomaterials
  • MSE 4574/ESM 4574 Biomaterials
  • MSE 5584 Biomimetic Material Design
  • BMES 5984 – Fundamentals of Tissue Function, Structure, and Replacement
  • BMES 5314 Introduction to Regenerative Medicine I
  • WOOD 5424 Polysaccharide Chemistry
  • Choice of:
    • CHEM 4534 Organic Chemistry of Polymers
    • CHEM 5704 Synthesis of Macromolecules
    • CHEM 6564 Advanced Macromolecular Chemistry 

Composites and Structures Module

Course Offerings

  • Choice of:
    • MSE 4604: Advanced Composite Materials
    • ESM 4044: Mechanics of Composite Materials
  • ESM 5074 Mechanics of Laminated Composite Structures
  • ESM 6104 Mechanics of Composite Strength and Life
  • CHEM/ESM 5174 Polymer Viscoelasticity
  • MSE 5504 Polymer Deformation and Fracture

Micro- and Opto-Electronics Module

Course Offerings

  • PHYS 5984 Opto-Electronic Properties of Polymers and Macromolecules
  • Choice of:
    • CHEM 4534: Organic Chemistry of Polymers
    • CHE 4224/MSE 4524: Introduction to Polymer Processing 
    • MSE 4554: Polymer Engineering 
  • Choice of:
    • EE 5144: Introduction to Electro-Optics
    • MSE 5214: Opto-Electronics/Magnetic Applications
    • PHYS 5614: Introduction to Quantum Electronics

Civil Infrastructure Module

Course Offerings

  • ESM 4044: Mechanics of Structural Materials 
  • CHEM/ESM 5174: Polymer Viscoelasticity
  • MSE 5504: Polymer Deformation and Fracture
  • CEE 5684: Rehabilitation of Bridges
  • CEE 5484: Advanced Bridge Design