List of Contents of Volume 26, Nrs. 3-4, 2004

 

PROCEEDINGS OF THE MRS SYMPOSIUM,  Spring, 2004

“EDUCATING  TOMORROW’S  MATERIALS  SCIENTISTS  AND  ENGINEERS”.

Guest Editors:  K.C. Chen, M.L. Falk, T.R. Finlayson, W.E. Jones, Jr., and L.J. Martinez-Miranda

 

Based on the MRS Electronic Proceedings Volume 827E, by courtesy of the Materials Research Society.

 

 

Crystals (A Freshman Seminar): An Exercise on Cooperative and Peer Learning

M. Krimo Bokreta and J.J. Santiago-Avilιs

University of Pennsylvania …………………………………………………………………...…

 

 

 

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Teaching Undergraduates Nanotechnology

J.G. Shapter1, P. Hale2, L.M. Maddox1, M.J. Ford3, and E.R. Waclawik4

1Flinders University; 2LaTrobe University; 3University of Technology, Sydney;

4Queensland University of Technology, Australia     ……………………………………...……

 

 

 

 

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Biomedical Nanoscience: Electrospinning Basic Concepts, Applications, and Classroom Demonstration

Kristin J. Pawlowski, Catherine P. Barnes, Eugene D. Boland, Gary E. Wnek, and Gary L. Bowlin

Virginia Commonwealth University   .………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

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DNET: The Drexel Nano Engineering Track 

Christopher Y. Li, Kishore Tenneti, Dan Solari, Antonios Zavaliangos, Surya Kalidindi,

Yury Gogotsi, Karl Sohlberg, and N. John DiNardo

Drexel University, Philadelphia      …………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

 

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MatDL.org: The Materials Digital Library and the National Science Digital Library Program  

Laura M. Bartolo1, Sharon C. Glotzer2, Javed I. Khan1, Adam C. Powell IV3,

Donald R. Sadoway3, and Kenneth M. Anderson4  

1Kent State University; 2University of Michigan; 3Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

4University of Colorado, Boulder ...……………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

 

 

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Teaching Computational Materials Science for Nanoscale Science and Engineering

S.C. Glotzer, M.A. Horsch, M.H. Lamm , C.R. Iacovella, and Z.L. Zhang

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

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AtomLab: A Tool for Teaching Materials Science and Simulation on the Atomic Scale 

Michael L. Falk

University of Michigan…………………………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

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A New MSE Curriculum  

David Roylance

Massachusetts Institute of Technology..………………………………………………………...

 

 

 

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Goniometry of Direct Lattice Vectors Supporting Students' Comprehension of Crystallographic Core

Concepts and Demonstrating Image-Based Nanocrystallography

P. Moeck1, K. Padmanabhan1, W. Qin2, and P. Fraundorf3

1Portland State University; 2Motorola Technology Solutions; 3University of Missouri at St. Louis   ..………...

 

 

 

 

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Graduate Teaching Fellows in the Classroom: Connecting University Research and Resources

to the K-12 Community

Donna Hammer and Deepa Srikantaiah

University of Maryland………………………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

 

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An Impact Study of the Implementation of a Materials Science and Engineering Module

at the Fifth Grade Level

Souheil Zekri, LaNetra Clayton, Emily Ferguson, Geoffrey Okogbaa, Ashok Kumar,

Tapas Das, Grisselle Centeno, and Louis Martin-Vega

University of South Florida ……………………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Way to Get Students Interested in Materials Science: Research Presentations for the K-12 Group

L.J. Martνnez-Miranda

University of Maryland ..………………………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

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What Constitutes Successful Undergraduate Research?

Colin Inglefield and Adam Johnston

Weber State University, Ogden, Utah  ...………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

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Incorporating Diverse Majors and Backgrounds in Materials Science Research Experience for

Undergraduates (REU) Sites

D.F. Bahr and M.G. Norton

Washington State University.…………………………………………………………...…………

 

 

 

 

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Nanotechnology Summer Undergraduate Research Intern Program: Comprehensive Introduction

to Life as a Researcher

M.R. Melloch and J. Lax

Purdue University   ……………………………………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

 

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Implementation of Paul Revere: Tough as Nails, an Integrated Project-Based Course on

Materials Science and History of Technology

Jonathan Stolk and Robert Martello

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering ..……………………………………………………….

 

 

 

 

279

Teaching Corporate Culture-An Engineer's Survival Guide

Richard N. Savage

California Polytechnic State University   ………………………...………………………………

 

 

 

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Curricula for a Sustainable Future: A Proposal for Integrating Environmental Concepts into our Curricula

Linda Vanasupa1 and Frank G. Splitt2

1California Polytechnic State University; 2Northwestern University………………………...…

 

 

 

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Shape Memory Alloys for Classroom Demonstrations, Laboratories, and Student Projects

Katherine C. Chen1, Wendy C. Crone2, and Eric J. Voss3

1California Polytechnic State University; 2University of Wisconsin – Madison;

3Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville ..…………………………………………………….  

 

 

 

 

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An Approach to the Teaching of Functional Materials for Materials Science and Engineering

Undergraduate Courses

Trevor R. Finlayson and Barry C. Muddle

Monash University……………………………………………………………………...……..…

 

 

 

 

307

Nanotechnology Education and Training

M. Meyyappan

NASA Ames Research Center, California...……………………………………...…………...……

 

 

 

313

Educational Software for Materials Processing

Gary L. Gray, Andrew J. Miller, Thomas J. Yurick Jr., and Suzanne E. Mohney

Pennsylvania State University ...…………………………………………………………...………

 

 

 

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Realistic Roles for Scientists in K-12 Education

Carol C. Johnston and Fiona M. Goodchild

 University of California, Santa Barbara      ………………………………………...……………….

 

 

 

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