Journal of Materials Education

Volume 29, Numbers 1 - 2 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SYMPOSIUM AND FORUM

“EDUCATION IN MATERIALS SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING”

E-MRS IUMRS ICEM Spring Meeting, Nice, France, May 29 – June 2, 2006.

 

Organizers:  P. Glasow, R.P.H Chang,  J.  Baglin, N. Kishimoto, V. Castano, Heng-de Li, and G.C. Chi

 

 

Some Thoughts on Education in Materials Science,Technology and Engineering: The  Mexican Perspective

Sergio M. Alcocer 1 and Víctor M. Castaño 2

1 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Edif. Fernando Hiriart, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico

2 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Querétaro, Mexico  ....................................................................

 

 

 

 

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The DOITPOMS  Project – A Web-Based Initiative for Teaching and Learning Materials Science

Z.H. Barber, J.A. Leake and T.W. Clyne

University of Cambridge, UK  .............................................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Materials Science Education and Research in Bangladesh: Present Trends and Future Perspective

for Industrial  Development

M. A. Basith 1, A. Constantin 2 and M. Huq 1

1 Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

2 Radu Greceanu Colegiul National, Slatina, Romania  .......................................................................................

 

 

 

 

 

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Publications for Materials Education and Research in Japan

Masao Doyama

Teikyo University of Science and Technology ...................................................................................................

 

 

 

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“From  Material to Prototype”  –  Integrating Advanced Materials in Engineering Studies

A. Duta, I. Visa and D. Perniu

Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania  .........................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Material Science for Energy Saving: New Approaches to Teaching and Learning (Practiced at

the Department of Energy Physics of the Belarusian State University)

A.K. Fedotov, N.A. Drozdov, A.V. Mazanik, N.A. Karbalevich, A.N. Kostin and G.M. Volokhov

Belarusian State University  ................................................................................................................................

 

 

 

 

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Active Learning of Materials Science

P.J. Goodhew

University of Liverpool and UK Centre for Materials Education  .......................................................................

 

 

 

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Education and Economy – An Analysis of Statistical  Data

H.-U. Habermeier

Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany  ....................................................................

 

 

 

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Innovative On-Line E-Learning of Ferrous Metallurgy

          Ruth Hambleton and David Naylor

          International Iron and Steel Institute (IISI), Belgium  .........................................................................................

 

 

 

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Introducing Problem Based Learning in Electronic and  Electrical  Engineering

A.J. Kenyon, J. Mitchell and J. Smith

University College London , UK  ........................................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Projects about WEEE Toxic Materials Management in Greek Schools

Evangelos P. Koltsakis and Hariton M. Polatoglou

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,  Greece  .....................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Environment and Health Related Applications of Nanotechnology

and Training Opportunities at the Joint Research Centre

D.G. Rickerby

European Commission - DG Joint Research Centre, Italy ..................................................................................

 

 

 

 

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The Integration of Biomedical Nanotechnology Education Program in Taiwan

Dar-Bin Shieh, Chen-Sheng Yeh, Wen-Chang Chang, Yonhua Tzeng

National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan  ...............................................................................................

 

 

 

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Integrated Tool for the Teaching of Structural and Optical Properties of Nanostructures

N. Skoulidis and H. M. Polatoglou

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece  ......................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Asynchronous Teaching Methods and Electronic Assessment Applied to Students

of the Module “Physics  of  Semiconductor  Devices”

D. Triantis, K. Anastasiadis, P. Tsiakas, Ch. Stergiopoulos

Technological Educational Institution (T.E.I.) of Athens, Greece  .....................................................................

 

 

 

 

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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Human Resource Development for Higher Education in Taiwan

Yonhua Tzang 1, 2 and Dar-Bin Shieh 1

1 National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan and 2Auburn University, USA  ......................................................

 

 

 

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The “Open-Lab” Initiative or How to Raise Awareness of Nanoscale Research in French Students before University

Christophe Vieu 1, C. Séverac 1, Danielle Pons 2 and Nathalie Panissal 1

1University of Toulouse, France; 2Lycée Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, France    ........................................................

 

 

 

 

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Nanosciences: From the Elementary School to the University Level

D. Duvivier and M. Wautelet

University of Mons-Hainaut, Belgium  ................................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Developments During the Last Two Decades in Material Science Education in Romania

Doina Manaila Maximean

Politehnica Bucuresti University, Romania .........................................................................................................

 

 

 

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