Departmental Advisors
Undergraduate Advisor
Brenda Wicks
CME 304
Graduate Advisor
Sara Wilson
CME 304
Departmental Notes

For course descriptions and pre-requisite information click on the subject column next to the appropriate catalog number.

THIS DEPARTMENT ENFORCES UNDERGRADUATE PREREQUISITES. Please note that the registration system may not factor in transfer work when determining if prerequisites have been met. If you are unable to register for a course and think you have met the prerequisite(s), please contact an advisor from this department to inquire about obtaining a permission code. You may be administratively dropped from a course if the prerequisite has not been met.

MSE 1801 - 001 Contemporary MSE II

MSE 1801 - 001 Contemporary MSE II

MSE 2001 - 001 Programming for MSE


This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester. For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/

MSE 2001 - 001 Programming for MSE

  • Class Number: 14730
  • Instructor: SPARKS, TAYLOR D
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 1.5
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester. For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/

MSE 2160 - 001 Elements Of MSE


This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester. For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/

MSE 2160 - 001 Elements Of MSE

  • Class Number: 10976
  • Instructor: PARAMORE, JAMES D
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $72.80
  • Seats Available: 31

This is an online course, which does not have a specific meeting time or location throughout the semester. For additional information, please visit https://online.utah.edu/about-online-learning/

MSE 2170 - 001 Elements of MSE


This class meets with MSE 2160 in WEB 1230 during the 1st half of the semester only

MSE 2170 - 001 Elements of MSE

  • Class Number: 10977
  • Instructor: PARAMORE, JAMES D
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $72.80
  • Seats Available: 11

This class meets with MSE 2160 in WEB 1230 during the 1st half of the semester only

MSE 3011 - 001 Struct Analys Of Mtrls


Section 2 & 3 belong to this lecture. This course requires registration for a lab section. Students will be automaticlly registered for this lecture section when registering for lab section.

MSE 3011 - 001 Struct Analys Of Mtrls

  • Class Number:
  • Instructor: TIWARI, ASHUTOSH
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $65.00
  • Seats Available: 3

Section 2 & 3 belong to this lecture. This course requires registration for a lab section. Students will be automaticlly registered for this lecture section when registering for lab section.

MSE 3011 - 002 Struct Analys Of Mtrls


This class will meet in MCE 1037

MSE 3011 - 002 Struct Analys Of Mtrls

  • Class Number: 1966
  • Instructor: TIWARI, ASHUTOSH
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

This class will meet in MCE 1037

MSE 3011 - 003 Struct Analys Of Mtrls


This class will meet in MCE 1037

MSE 3011 - 003 Struct Analys Of Mtrls

  • Class Number: 9396
  • Instructor: TIWARI, ASHUTOSH
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

This class will meet in MCE 1037

MSE 3061 - 001 Transport Phenomena

MSE 3061 - 001 Transport Phenomena

  • Class Number: 1969
  • Instructor: BEDROV, DMITRO - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 3310 - 001 Intro To Ceramics

MSE 3310 - 001 Intro To Ceramics

  • Class Number: 2624
  • Instructor: CUTLER, RAYMOND
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 6

MSE 5034 - 001 Kinetics

MSE 5034 - 001 Kinetics

  • Class Number: 1967
  • Instructor: ZANG, LING - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 20

MSE 5040 - 001 Intr Modern Biomaterial


Sections 2 - 3 belong to this lecture. This course requires registration for a lab and/or discussion section. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent lab and/or discussion section.

MSE 5040 - 001 Intr Modern Biomaterial

  • Class Number:
  • Instructor: TRESCO, PATRICK A
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: -1

Sections 2 - 3 belong to this lecture. This course requires registration for a lab and/or discussion section. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent lab and/or discussion section.

MSE 5040 - 002 Intr Modern Biomaterial

MSE 5040 - 002 Intr Modern Biomaterial

  • Class Number: 3139
  • Instructor: TRESCO, PATRICK A
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: Online
  • Units: --
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

MSE 5040 - 003 Intr Modern Biomaterial

MSE 5040 - 003 Intr Modern Biomaterial

  • Class Number: 3140
  • Instructor: TRESCO, PATRICK A
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: Online
  • Units: --
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

MSE 5050 - 004 Polymers: Chemistry

MSE 5050 - 004 Polymers: Chemistry

  • Class Number: 12200
  • Instructor: ZHAROV, ILYA - View Feedback
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 2.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5
  • Class Number: 13330
  • Instructor: MINTEER, SHELLEY D
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 2.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

MSE 5055 - 001 Microsystems Des & Char

MSE 5055 - 001 Microsystems Des & Char

  • Class Number: 14727
  • Instructor: KIM, JUNGKYU
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $128.00
  • Seats Available: 12

MSE 5090 - 001 Prof Commun for MSE

MSE 5090 - 001 Prof Commun for MSE

  • Class Number: 3429
  • Instructor: COBURN, JOHN C - View Feedback
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 18

MSE 5099 - 001 Senior Thesis

MSE 5099 - 001 Senior Thesis

  • Class Number: 2623
  • Instructor: Carlson, Krista - View Feedback
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 2.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 8

MSE 5520 - 001 Single Crystal Growth

MSE 5520 - 001 Single Crystal Growth

  • Class Number: 18833
  • Instructor: JI, HUIWEN
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $65.00
  • Seats Available: 7

MSE 5801 - 001 MSE Internship II

MSE 5801 - 001 MSE Internship II

  • Class Number: 12328
  • Instructor: CUTLER, RAYMOND - View Feedback
  • Component: Practicum
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6011 - 002 Adv Mats Tech

MSE 6011 - 002 Adv Mats Tech

  • Class Number: 14729
  • Instructor: SCARPULLA, MICHAEL A
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $65.00
  • Seats Available: 15

MSE 6034 - 001 Kinetics

MSE 6034 - 001 Kinetics

  • Class Number: 5439
  • Instructor: ZANG, LING
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

MSE 6055 - 001 Microsystems Des & Char

MSE 6055 - 001 Microsystems Des & Char

  • Class Number: 14728
  • Instructor: KIM, JUNGKYU
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 4.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $128.00
  • Seats Available: 15

MSE 6421 - 001 Micromachining


Section 2 belongs to this lecture. This course requires registration for a lab and/or discussion section. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent lab and/or discussion section.

MSE 6421 - 001 Micromachining

  • Class Number:
  • Instructor: SOLZBACHER, FLORIAN
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $150.00
  • Seats Available: 1

Section 2 belongs to this lecture. This course requires registration for a lab and/or discussion section. Students will be automatically registered for this lecture section when registering for the pertinent lab and/or discussion section.

MSE 6421 - 002 Micromachining

MSE 6421 - 002 Micromachining

  • Class Number: 8292
  • Instructor: SOLZBACHER, FLORIAN
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

MSE 6590 - 001 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 001 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 2517
  • Instructor: LIU, FENG
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6590 - 002 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 002 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 11455
  • Instructor: SHETTY, DINESH K
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

MSE 6590 - 003 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 003 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 11621
  • Instructor: ZANG, LING
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

MSE 6590 - 004 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 004 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 12486
  • Instructor: BATES, JEFFREY S
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6590 - 005 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 005 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 12487
  • Instructor: SCARPULLA, MICHAEL A
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

MSE 6590 - 007 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 007 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 12864
  • Instructor: SPARKS, TAYLOR D
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

MSE 6590 - 008 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 008 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 13644
  • Instructor: BEDROV, DMITRO
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

MSE 6590 - 010 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 010 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 13646
  • Instructor: TIWARI, ASHUTOSH
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6590 - 011 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 011 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 13647
  • Instructor: VIRKAR, ANIL V
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

MSE 6590 - 012 Special Projects

MSE 6590 - 012 Special Projects

  • Class Number: 19370
  • Instructor: SIMPSON, MICHAEL F
  • Component: Special Projects
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6620 - 001 Single Crystal Growth

MSE 6620 - 001 Single Crystal Growth

  • Class Number: 18834
  • Instructor: JI, HUIWEN
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $65.00
  • Seats Available: 6

MSE 6970 - 001 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 001 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 1310
  • Instructor: SHETTY, DINESH K
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

MSE 6970 - 002 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 002 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 1774
  • Instructor: VIRKAR, ANIL V
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6970 - 004 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 004 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 5752
  • Instructor: TIWARI, ASHUTOSH
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6970 - 006 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 006 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 2971
  • Instructor: LIU, FENG
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6970 - 007 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 007 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 9233
  • Instructor: SPARKS, TAYLOR D
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

MSE 6970 - 008 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 008 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 7719
  • Instructor: SCARPULLA, MICHAEL A
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

MSE 6970 - 009 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 009 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 11489
  • Instructor: ZANG, LING
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

MSE 6970 - 010 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 010 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 12485
  • Instructor: BATES, JEFFREY S
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6970 - 011 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 011 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 13643
  • Instructor: BEDROV, DMITRO
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 6970 - 013 Thesis Research: MS

MSE 6970 - 013 Thesis Research: MS

  • Class Number: 19368
  • Instructor: SIMPSON, MICHAEL F
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 7050 - 002 Comp MS Topological Quantum Ma

MSE 7050 - 002 Comp MS Topological Quantum Ma

  • Class Number: 19070
  • Instructor: LIU, FENG
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 7

MSE 7300 - 001 Polymers: Chemistry

MSE 7300 - 001 Polymers: Chemistry

  • Class Number: 9975
  • Instructor: ZHAROV, ILYA
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

MSE 7801 - 001 Graduate Seminar II

MSE 7801 - 001 Graduate Seminar II

MSE 7970 - 002 Thesis Research: PhD

MSE 7970 - 002 Thesis Research: PhD

  • Class Number: 5610
  • Instructor: TIWARI, ASHUTOSH
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 10

MSE 7970 - 004 Thesis Research: PhD

MSE 7970 - 004 Thesis Research: PhD

  • Class Number: 8145
  • Instructor: SPARKS, TAYLOR D
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

MSE 7970 - 005 Thesis Research: PhD

MSE 7970 - 005 Thesis Research: PhD

  • Class Number: 6685
  • Instructor: SCARPULLA, MICHAEL A
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

MSE 7970 - 006 Thesis Research: PhD

MSE 7970 - 006 Thesis Research: PhD

  • Class Number: 1776
  • Instructor: VIRKAR, ANIL V
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 9

MSE 7970 - 008 Thesis Research: PhD

MSE 7970 - 008 Thesis Research: PhD

  • Class Number: 5508
  • Instructor: BEDROV, DMITRO
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

MSE 7970 - 009 Thesis Research: PhD

MSE 7970 - 009 Thesis Research: PhD

  • Class Number: 2454
  • Instructor: LIU, FENG
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 8

MSE 7970 - 010 Thesis Research: PhD

MSE 7970 - 010 Thesis Research: PhD

  • Class Number: 5743
  • Instructor: ZANG, LING
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

MSE 7970 - 014 Thesis Research: PhD

MSE 7970 - 014 Thesis Research: PhD

  • Class Number: 19276
  • Instructor: BATES, JEFFREY S
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

MSE 7970 - 015 Thesis Research: PhD

MSE 7970 - 015 Thesis Research: PhD

  • Class Number: 19369
  • Instructor: SIMPSON, MICHAEL F
  • Component: Thesis Research
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0 - 12.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5