Teaching
NANO 15 & CENG 15. Engineering Computation Using MATLAB (4) Introduction to solution of engineering problems using computational methods. Formulating problem statements, selecting algorithms, writing computer programs, and analyzing output using MATLAB. Computational problems from nanoengineering, chemical engineering, and materials science are introduced. 2014 Winter; 2015 Winter; 2017/2018/2021 Winter; 2019 Fall
NANO 106. Crystallography of Materials (4) undamentals of crystallography, and practice of methods to study material structure and symmetry. Curie symmetries. Tensors as mathematical description of material properties and symmetry restrictions. Introduction to diffraction methods, including X-ray, neutron and electron diffraction. Close-packed and other common structures of real-world materials. Derivative and superlattice structures. Prerequisites: MATH 20F or MATH 18. Open to NanoEngineering majors only or by department approval. 2021 Spring; 2022/2023 Spring.
NANO 110. Molecular Modeling of Nanoscale Systems (4) Principles and applications of molecular modeling and simulations towards nanoengineering. Topics covered include molecular mechanics, energy minimization, statistical mechanics, molecular dynamics simulations, Monte Carlo simulations, and first-principles density functional theory (DFT) calculations. (The emphasis will be on selected topics at each quarter). Students will get hands-on training in running simulations and analyzing simulation results. 2017 Fall.
NANO 120A. NanoEngineering System Design I (4) Principles of product design and the design process. Application and integration of technologies in the design and production of nanoscale components. Engineering economics. Initiation of team design projects to be completed in NANO 120B. Prerequisites: NANO 110. 2022/2023 Winter.
NANO 148. Thermodynamics of Materials (4) Fundamental laws of thermodynamics for simple substances; application to flow processes and to non–reacting mixtures; statistical thermodynamics of ideal gases and crystalline solids; chemical and materials thermodynamics; multiphase and multicomponent equilibria in reacting systems; electrochemistry. 2014 Spring.
CENG 176A/176B. Chemical Engineering Process Laboratory (4) Laboratory projects in the areas of applied chemical research and unit operations. Emphasis on applications of engineering concepts and fundamentals to solution of practical and research problems. I am responsible for teaching Low-Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition Simulation using COMSOL. 2015 Winter and Spring; 2016 Winter and Spring; 2017 Winter and Spring
NANO 204 & CENG 214: Foundations of Nanoengineering II: Nanoscale Physics & Modeling (4) Introduction of both analytical and numerical methods through application to problems in nanoengineering with a focus on the quantum-mechanics-based modeling techniques. 2016 Winter.
NANO 245. Nanoelectronics (4) An introduction to the functional materials design approach via atomic scale and nano-scale simulations; electronic structure calculation methods; application of electronic band structure theory; electronic structure and density of states analysis. 2015 Spring; 2016 Spring; 2017/2018/2019/2020/2022/2023 Spring