Nov 28, 2020  
USC Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
USC Catalogue 2020-2021

Materials Science – Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science


Return to: USC Viterbi School of Engineering  

Vivian Hall of Engineering 604
(213) 740-4339
Email: chemsmas@vsoe.usc.edu
chems.usc.edu

 

Chair: Andrea Hodge, PhD

Associate Chair, Graduate Program: Noah Malmstadt, PhD

Faculty

Choong Hoon Cho Chair in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering: Michael E. Kassner, PhD (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering)

Dean's Chair in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science: Priya Vashishta, PhD (Computer Science, Physics)

M.C. Gill Chair in Composite Materials: Steven R. Nutt, PhD (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering)

Ray Irani Chair in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science: Andrea M. Armani, PhD (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Arthur B. Freeman Professorship in Engineering: Andrea Hodge, PhD (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering)

Kenneth T. Norris Professor of Engineering: Anupam Madhukar, PhD (Physics, Biomedical Engineering)

Professors: Andrea Armani, PhD (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering); P. Daniel Dapkus, PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering); Andrea Hodge, PhD (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering); Rajiv K. Kalia, PhD (Physics, Computer Science); Michael E. Kassner, PhD (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering); Anupam Madhukar, PhD (Physics); Steven R. Nutt, PhD (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering); Priya Vashishta, PhD (Physics, Computer Science); Charles Zukowski, PhD (Biomedical Engineering)

Associate Professor: Edward Goo, PhD

Assistant Professors: Paulo Branicio, PhD; Jayakanth Ravichandran, PhD; Shaama Sharada, PhD; Wade Zeno, PhD

Senior Lecturers: Lessa Grunenfelder, PhD; Ken-Ichi Nomura, PhD

Joint Appointments: Edward Crandall, PhD, MD (Medicine); P. Daniel Dapkus, PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering); Stacey Finley, PhD (Biomedical Engineering); Martin Gundersen, PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering); Qiang Huang, PhD (Industrial and Systems Engineering); Jerry S.H. Lee, PhD (Medicine); Grace Lu, PhD (Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering); Brent Merlot, PhD (Chemistry); Aiichiro Nakano, PhD (Computer Science, Physics, Biomedical Engineering); George Olah, PhD (Chemistry); Charles G. Sammis, PhD (Geological Sciences); Raymond Stevens, PhD (Biological Sciences and Chemistry); Armand R. Tanguay Jr., PhD (Electrical and Biomedical Engineering); Mark E. Thompson, PhD (Chemistry); Han Wang, PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering); Arieh Warshel, PhD (Chemistry); Chongwu Zhou, PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Emeritus Professors: Elmer L. Dougherty, PhD; Murray Gershenzon, PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering); Terry Langdon, PhD; Ronald Salovey, PhD*; Peter Will, PhD (Astronautical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering)

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Engineer in Materials Science

Requirements for the Engineer in Materials Science degree are the same as set forth in the general requirements  for graduate degrees.

Master of Science in Materials Engineering

Students with an interest in the characterization, selection and processing of engineering materials, and in materials problems related to engineering design may work toward a Master of Science in materials engineering. This degree is awarded in conformity with the general requirements of the Viterbi School of Engineering. Students may elect to work for this degree in either the Materials Science or Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering departments. The specific courses that constitute an acceptable program must be approved in advance by the administering department.

Programs

Master's Degree

Doctoral Degree

Courses

Materials Science