Materials Science Innovation Class (Bachelor Plus Master, Bachelor Plus PhD)
Programme Code: 080205           Duration3+1 years
Educational Objectives:
Creative class of Materials Science is dedicated to preparing the senior research professionals specialized on materials science and engineering field with higher synthesis quality, stronger creativity consciousness and capacity. They are wished to have proficient facility in foreign language and computer application, be master of solid theoretical basis and systematic professional knowledge, be strong in independent scientific research ability, and meanwhile be well developed morally, intellectually and physically.
Objective 1:[Foundations]To generate a solid understanding of the fundamental knowledge of materials science and engineering discipline, in particular, the fundamental knowledge of its basic principles, study ways and means; , and to get a preparation for the ability on materials science and engineering in practice by using acquire practical skills in designing, processing, analyzing, modeling and calculating of material through various advanced related methods.
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 realize the important role of materials science and engineering in national economy, science and technology aspects; to become professionals in solving materials-related theoretical and/or technical problems through training and practice.
Objective 5:[Societal Impact]To assess properly the potential influence of selection, design and application of materials on 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] To become versatile professional graduates qualified for work, and to gain abilities of lifelong learning.
Speciality Features:
The programme of Materials Science and Engineering is one of the key disciplines at the national level. We have the academic staff who enjoy a high reputation within the country and the world, including scholars of Chinese Academy of Science and Yangtze River Scholars. Following the already-existing education of talents in traditional material, the programme also integrates advanced knowledge from high-tech, such as Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, Polymer Functional Materials, High Performance Building Materials, Biomedical Materials and New Metal Materials, etc. This Innovation Class of Materials Science (a continuous progression from Bachelor, to Master and to PhD) aims to train students to grasp the technologies of materials design, manufacture and detection applied both in traditional industries (machinery, automobile, iron and steel, petrifaction, energy, construction and transportation industry, etc) and high-tech industries (aerospace, electronic information and biological engineering, etc), to master the theory and technical skills of manufacturing components and products of application materials and to lay the firm foundation in order to achieve a higher degree.
Educational Requirement:
The objective system of each course is composed of a corresponding set of cultivation purposes, which are the appropriate knowledge, ability and quality that students are supposed to gain.
Knowledge Structure
A1 Fundamental knowledge of literature, history, philosophy and art;
A2 Fundamental knowledge of social science research methods;
A3 Fundamental and frontier knowledge of natural science and engineering;
A4 Fundamental knowledge of mathematics and logic;
A5 Core knowledge of a certain professional area;
A6 Knowledge of specialized technique;
A7 Manageriall 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 different 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 Organizational and managerial capacity;
B9A sense of innovation and creativity;
B10 Analytical writing skills.
Quality Requirements
C1 Ambitious, strong-willed—with the pursuit of civilization heritage, the truth, the rejuvenate of nation, as well as the benefit of human race;
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 Quick thinking, innovative awareness——diligent in thinking, good at research, with strong interest in innovation, full of curiosity and desire to solve problems;
C5Noble 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:
Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, An Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, Fundamentals of Materials Science, Materials Chemistry, Modern Methods for Materials Characterization and Analysis, Brief Introduction to Material Molding and Processing.
Featured Course:
Courses Taught in English: Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies
Bilingual Courses: An Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, Introduction to Green Chemistry, Nano-material and Nano-structure, Polymer Physics, Polymer Chemistry, Functional Materials
Seminar: Profound and Wonderful in Nano-world, Electronic Process and Related Phenomena in Organic Solids
Innovation Practice Courses: Comprehensive Experiment of Materials Processing, Test Technology, Structure and Properties

Entrepreneurship Education Courses: Industry Model and Business Start-up Related to Advanced Materials


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