Dec 08, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022
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NANO 4110 - Nano Seminar

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: Should have covered 80% foundation courses in Nanoscience
The course is designed to help students sharpen their ability in preparing for comprehensive nanoscience examination and/or a high-quality research talk for presentation.  This skill is crucial for those of you continuing on to graduate school as well as those that will be working in industry.  This will be accomplished through selected reading and writing assignments, attendance at student, faculty and guest lecture presentations.  In addition, concerns that you might have about graduate school, skills that are needed and other issues will be addressed.  The students will prepare 3-term papers and 2-power point presentation and 1-poster presentation to the class. Finally there will be final chemistry comprehensive examination.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Review materials covered in other courses so that one is prepared to do the chemistry Senior Comprehensive examination.
  2. Learn by observation the current methodology for presenting scientific material in seminar format (Instructional Skills and Technology Related Professional Education).
  3. Be exposed to historical and current developments in chemistry through extensive literature survey (Research Professional Education).
  4. Learn how to get information from chemical abstracts and do literature search in the library
  5. Learn technical writing
  6. Provide training to presenting technical papers in seminar setting
  7. Know how to organize and present scientific data in methodical way.


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