Meetings & Events

fall 1996 logo1996 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 2 - 6, 1996 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Werner Lutze, Karen Maex, Karl Sieradzki




Symposium JJ—Workshop on Materials Education

Chairs

Reza Abbaschian -- Univ of Florida
J. E. E. Baglin -- IBM Almaden Research Center
Krishna Vedula -- Univ of Massachusetts

* Invited paper

SESSION JJ1: METHODOLOGY OF TEACHING - I
Chair: Krishna Vedula
Tuesday Morning, December 3, 1996
Regis (M)
9:00 AM *JJ1.1
WORKSHOP ON EFFECTIVE TEACHING: USING MULTIMEDIA TECHNIQUES TO ADDRESS DIVERSE LEARNING STYLES IN MATERIALS EDUCATION, Kristen P. Constant, Iowa State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ames, IA.

9:45 AM BREAK

10:15 AM *JJ1.2
NEW MEDIA IN MATERIALS SCIENCE EDUCATION: YOU STILL HAVE TO BE A GOOD EDUCATOR, Leslie G. Bondaryk, PWS Publishing Co, Boston, MA.

10:45 AM *JJ1.3
CONNECTING MATERIALS SCIENCE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION THROUGH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Richard F. Haglund, Vanderbilt Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Nashville, TN; Thomas E. Hutchison, Univ of Virginia, Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA; Eric Neumann, BBN Systems & Technologies, Cambridge, MA; J. Olin Campbell, Vanderbilt Univ, Ctr for Intelligent Systems, Nashville, TN.

11:15 AM *JJ1.4
TUTORIALS AS A TEACHING METHOD FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE, Mary Anne White, Dalhousie Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Halifax, CANADA.

SESSION JJ2: METHODOLOGY OF TEACHING - II
Chair: James A. Jacobs
Tuesday Afternoon, December 3, 1996
Regis (M)
1:30 PM *JJ2.1
THE TEACHING OF INTRODUCTORY MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IN A CHANGING CURRICULAR ENVIRONMENT, Susan Montgomery, Univ of Michigan, Dept of Chemical Engr, Ann Arbor, MI; David C. Martin, David J. Srolovitz, Ronald Gibala, J. Wayne Jones, Univ of Michigan, Dept of MS&E, Ann Arbor, MI.

2:00 PM *JJ2.2
USING NETWORKED COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS TOOLS TO BRING CONTINUOUS EDUCATION TO SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, Jack M. Wilson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Troy, NY.

2:30 PM JJ2.3
ACTIVE LEARNING RESOURCES FOR AN INTRODUCTORY MATERIALS COURSE, Gregory B. Raupp, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Chem Bio & Matls Engr, Tempe, AZ; Veronica A. Burrows, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Chemistry & Matls Engr, Tempe, Arizona.

2:45 PM JJ2.4
EXPERIENCES IN TEACHING A SCIENCE COURSE TO NON-SCIENCE MAJORS, Russell F. Pinizzotto, Univ of North Texas, Dept of Materials Science, Denton, TX.

3:00 PM BREAK

SESSION JJ3: MODULAR COURSEWARE, INTERNET, WWW - I
Chair: J. E. E. Baglin
Tuesday Afternoon, December 3, 1996
Regis (M)
3:30 PM *JJ3.1
THE MATERIALS WORLD MODULES, R. P. H. Chang, Northwestern Univ, Materials Research Ctr, Evanston, IL.

4:00 PM JJ3.2
NATIONAL EDUCATORS' WORKSHOP EXPERIMENTS ON CD ROM, James A. Jacobs, Norfolk State Univ, School of Technology, Norfolk, VA.

4:15 PM JJ3.3
SOME EXPERIENCES AND GOALS REGARDING INSTRUCTION OF THE FIRST COURSE IN MATERIALS THERMODYNAMICS, John L. Prebola, Richard J. Spontak, North Carolina State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Raleigh, NC.

4:30 PM JJ3.4
EVOLUTION OF VIMS AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, C. Maurice Balik, Donald W. Brenner, Ronald O. Scattergood, Zlatko Sitar, Richard J. Spontak, John L. Prebola, Mason J. Reed, Jeremy Weitzel, North Carolina State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Raleigh, NC.

4:45 PM JJ3.5
SCANNING TUNNELING MICROSCOPES IN INTRODUCTORY TEACHING LABS, Philip H. Lippel, L. Cubed Consulting, Somerville, MA; Amy S. Weinberg, Jack Lochead, TERC, Cambridge, MA; Kevin E. Johnson, Pacific Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Forest Grove, OR.

SESSION JJ4: SOFTWARE DEMONSTRATIONS/BROWSING/POSTERS
Tuesday Evening, December 3, 1996
8:00 P.M.
Boston College (M)
JJ4.1
VISUALIZING THE PHYSICS OF MATERIALS, Darrell G. Schlom, Pennsylvania State Univ, Dept of MS&E, University Park, PA.

JJ4.2
THE STRUCTURE OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING - A NEW MODEL FOR MATERIALS ENGINEERING CURRICULA, Blair London, California Polytech State Univ, Dept of Matls Engr, San Lius Obispo, CA; Linda Vanasupa, California Polytech State Univ, Dept of MATE, San Luis Obispo, CA; Robert H. Heidersbach, California Polytech State Univ, Dept of Matls Engr, San Luis Obispo, CA.

JJ4.3
MACINTOSH APPLICATON FOR MOLECULAR DYNAMICS AND ATOMIC STRUCTURE MODELING, Olof Hellman, Shun-ichiro Tanaka, ERATO JST, Tanaka Solid Junction Project, Yokohama, JAPAN.

SESSION JJ5: MODULAR COURSEWARE, INTERNET, WWW - II
Chair: Kristen P. Constant
Wednesday Morning, December 4, 1996
Regis (M)
8:30 AM *JJ5.1
DEVELOPMENT OF CD- AND VIDEO-BASED TEACHING METHODS FOR INTRODUCTORY MATERIALS SCIENCE, Charles J. McMahon, Univ of Pennsylvania, Materials Science & Engineering, Philadelphia, PA.

9:00 AM *JJ5.2
MATERIALS SOFTWARE FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: THE MATTER PROJECT, P. J. Goodhew, Univ of Liverpool, Dept of MS&E, Liverpool, UNITED KINGDOM.

9:30 AM JJ5.3
MULTIMEDIA TEACHING AIDS THROUGHOUT THE MSE CURRICULUM, Mark A. Palmer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, CIEEM, Troy, NY; John B. Hudson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY; Minoru Tomozawa, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY; Linda Schadler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY.

9:45 AM JJ5.4
TEACHING MODULES ON MATERIALS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS, James B. Adams, Jennifer Lewis, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana , IL.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM JJ5.5
MATERIALS RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET: SOME EXAMPLES OF DIFFERENT PRESENTATION STRATEGIES, Stuart McKernan, Univ of Minnesota, CIE Characterization Facility, Minneapolis, MN.

10:45 AM JJ5.6
USING MATERIALS RESOURCES IN THE WORLD WIDE WEB FOR INTRODUCTORY MATERIALS SCIENCE TEACHING, Ronald Kriz, Diana Farkas, Virginia Tech, Dept of MS&E, Blacksburg, VA.

11:00 AM JJ5.7
APPLICATION OF THE JAVA APPLET TECHNOLOGY IN UNDERGRADUATE SEMICONDUCTOR COURSE, Chu Wie, SUNY-Buffalo, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engr, Buffalo, NY.

11:15 AM JJ5.8
A TOOL FOR MATERIALS EXPLORATION, Andreas Linke, Christian Muenkel, Gerald Paetzold, Dieter W. Heermann, Univ of Heidelberg, Inst for Theoretical Physics, Heidelberg, GERMANY.

11:30 AM JJ5.9
THEMATIC INTRODUCTION TO MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING VIA THE WORLD WIDE WEB, Oliver K. Tse, Shelly D. Burnside, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; Eric D. Rodeghiero, Jeffrey A. Smith, Laura L. Beecroft, Michael O. Thompson, Stephen L. Sass, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY; Emmanuel P. Giannelis, Cornell Univ, Dept of MS&E, Ithaca, NY.

11:45 AM JJ5.10
MATERIALS SCIENCE EDUCATION ON-LINE - PAST TRIALS, CURRENT PRACTICE AND FUTURE POSSIBILITIES, Darcy J.M. Clark, Univ of Michigan, Dept of MS&E, Ann Arbor, MI.

SESSION JJ6: MATERIALS CURRICULA
Chair: Reza Abbaschian
Wednesday Afternoon, December 4, 1996
Regis (M)
1:30 PM *JJ6.1
PANEL DISCUSSION: OPTIMIZING THE GRADUATE MATERIALS CURRICULUM, Reza Abbaschian, Univ of Florida, Dept of MS&E, Gainesville, FL; Merton C. Flemings, MIT, Dept of MS&E, Cambridge, MA; Jagdish Narayan, North Carolina State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Raleigh, NC.

2:30 PM *JJ6.2
MIT'S MPMI PROGRAM: A PROPRIETARY RESEARCH INITIATIVE WITH INDUSTRY, Thomas W. Eagar, MIT, Dept of MS&E, Cambridge, MA; George B. Kenney, MIT, Materials Processing Ctr, Cambridge, MA.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM JJ6.3
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP ON MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, P. N. Vaidyanathan, Paul H. Holloway, Univ of Florida, Dept of MS&E, Gainesville, FL.

3:45 PM JJ6.4
ENGINEERING DESIGN IN MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: A MODEL FOR UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY COOPERATION, PART II, Charles K. Chiklis, North Carolina State Univ, Dept of MS&E, Raleigh, NC.

4:00 PM JJ6.5
MATERIALS ENGINEERING CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AT RENSSELAER, John B. Hudson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY; Mark A. Palmer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, CIEEM, Troy, NY; Minoru Tomozawa, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY.

4:15 PM *JJ6.6
A NEW GRADUATE COURSE ON HISTORY AND PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS, Rolf E. Hummel, Univ of Florida, Dept of MS&E, Gainseville, FL.

4:45 PM JJ6.7
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (MSE) FOR STUDENTS IN CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING: CURRICULA AND COMPUTER INSTRUCTION, Witold Brostow, Univ of North Texas, Dept of Matls Science, Denton, TX.