Materials Science and Engineering (Metallic Materials Science and Engineering)
Programme Code:080205            Duration4 years
Educational Objectives:
To become advanced engineering and technical personnel with good quality, comprehensive physical and moral qualities in the aspect of materials science and engineering.The students should be able to reach the following goals upon the completion of the degree program:
Objective 1:[Foundations]To gain a solid understanding of the fundamental knowledge of materials science and engineering discipline, in particular of the composition -processing- microstructure- performance relationships in metallic materials; to grasp a variety of characterization methods and their applications in different materials, and to acquire practical skills in designing, fabricating, processing, testing and evaluating materials.
Objective 2:[Professional Knowledge]To develop and improve problem-solving expertise in scientific research and engineering practices using professional knowledge and methodology of materials science and engineering.
Objective 3:[Teamwork/Leadership]To develop communication and cooperation skills for team work, and gain project management abilities in the field of materials science and engineering.
Objective 4:[Engineered Systems]To have the students realize the important role of materials science and engineering in national economy, science and technology aspects; and to become professionals in solving materials-related theoretical and/or technical problems through studies, trainings and practices.
Objective 5:[Societal Impact]To assess the potential influence of selection, design and application of materials to the daily life, economic structures of industry and commerce, and health of human beings.
Objective 6:[Global Awareness]To maintain a clear global awareness of the globalization trends and perform his(her) own duties in a responsible and competitive manner.
Objective 7:[Lifelong Learning]The graduates will have the abilities of research and development and application of the traditional materials and advanced materials, and the abilities of engineering design and production management of relate materials in the aspects of manufacturing, information, automotive, biotechnology, and energy, as well as the ability of lifelong learning.
Speciality Features:
The undergraduate degree program in Materials Science and Engineering (Metallic Materials Science and Engineering)emphasizes the fundamental studies of the interrelationships among the composition, processing, microstructure, and performance of materials. The students are taught to the fundamental concepts and core techniques of designing, fabricating and testing of materials which are employed in such traditional industries as mechanical engineering, automobile engineering, iron- and steel-making, petroleum industry, and energy and transportation sectors, as well as in the high technology areas including the aeronautics and astronautics, computer and information technology, and bio-science.  The students are also required to command the important basic principles and necessary expertise of fabricating devices and products using materials upon the completion of the specialty courses.
The graduates should possess a solid understanding of the theoretical basis for this discipline and a broad appreciation of engineering related subjects, and have the potentials and abilities to pursue higher degrees.
Educational Requirement:
The objective system of each course is composed of a corresponding set of cultivation purposes, which are the appropriate knowledge, expertise and quality that students are required to gain.
Knowledge Structure
A1 Fundamental knowledge of literature, history, philosophy and arts;
A2 Fundamental knowledge of the research methods in social science;
A3 Fundamental and frontier knowledge of natural science and engineering;
A4 Fundamental knowledge of mathematics and logics;
A5 Core knowledge of materials science and engineering area;
A6 Knowledge of metallic materials science and engineering;
A7 Management knowledge;
A8  Cross-cultural, international knowledge.
Ability Requirements
B1The ability of clear thinking and accurate language expression;
B2 The ability of discovering, analyzing and solving problems;
B3 The ability of critical thinking and independent working;
B4 The ability of cooperating and communicating with various people;
B5 Preliminary aesthetic ability on the literary and artistic work;
B6 At least one foreign language proficiency;
B7 The capacity for lifelong learning
B8 Organization and management capacity;
B9A sense of innovation and creativity;
B10 Analytical writing skills.
Quality Requirements
C1 Ambitious, strong-willed—with the pursuit of civilization heritage, truth, and rejuvenate of nation, as well as the benefits of human being;
C2  Diligent, pragmatic--down to earth, hard working, excellence striving;
C3 Physical and mental harmony, open-minded—with good physical and mental quality, as well as the tolerant mentality of multicultural and broad international perspective;
C4 Prompt thinking, innovative awareness——diligent in thinking, good at research, with strong interest in innovation, full of curiosity and desire to solve problems;
C5 Noble values—with the correct legal awareness, professional ethics and a strong sense of social responsibility, as well as strong initiative, responsible and cooperative awareness.
Degree Conferred: Bachelor of Engineering
Main Courses:
Physical Chemistry, Electrical and electronic Engineering, Fundamentals of Manufacturing Technology, Elements of Mechanical Design, Fundamentals of Materials Science, Microanalysis Methods of Materials, Fundamentals of Materials Forming Technology, Mechanical and Physical Properties of Materials,Metallic Materials and Heat Treatments.
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Courses Taught in English: Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies,Materials Selection
Bilingual Courses: An Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, Functional Materials, Technical English for Materials Discipline
Research Courses: Advanced Electronic Packaging and Manufacturing, Safety Assessment and Failure Analysis of Materials
Seminar: Research Seminars
Innovation Practice Courses: Comprehensive experiments for Metal Materials
Professional Seminar: Seminar Series
Entrepreneurship Education Courses: Materials Management
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