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About the Course

This course is an introduction to high-throughput experimental methods that accelerate the discovery and development of new materials. It is well recognized that the discovery of new materials is the key to solving many technological problems faced by industry and society. These problems include energy production and utilization, carbon capture, tissue engineering, and sustainable materials production, among many others. This course will introduce the learner to a remarkable new approach to materials discovery and characterization: high-throughput materials development (HTMD). Engineers and scientists working in industry, academic or government will benefit from this course by developing an understanding of how to apply one element of HTMD, high-throughput experimental methods, to real-world materials discovery and characterization problems. Internationally leading faculty experts will provide a historical perspective on HTMD, describe preparation of ‘library’ samples that cover hundreds or thousands of compositions, explain techniques for characterizing the library to determine the structure and various properties including optical, electronic, mechanical, chemical, thermal, and others. Case studies in energy, transportation, and biotechnology are provided to illustrate methodologies for metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. The Georgia Tech Institute for Materials (IMat) developed this course in order to introduce a broad audience to the essential elements of the Materials Genome Initiative. Other courses will be offered by Georgia Tech through Coursera to concentrate on integrating (i) high-throughput experimentation with (ii) modeling and simulation and (iii) materials data sciences and informatics. After completing this course, learners will be able to • Identify key events in the development of High-Throughput Materials Development (HTMD) • Communicate the benefits of HTMDwithin your organization. • Explain what is meant by high throughput methods (both computational and experimental), and their merits for materials discovery/development. • Summarize the principles and methods of high throughput creation/processing of material libraries (samples that contain 100s to 1000s of smaller samples). • State the principles and methods for high-throughput characterization of structure. • State the principles and methods for high throughput property measurements. • Identify when high-throughput screening (HTS) will be valuable to a materials discovery effort. • Select an appropriate HTS method for a property measurement of interest. • Identify companies and organizations working in this field and use this knowledge to select appropriate partners for design and implementation of HTS efforts. • Apply principles of experimental design, library synthesis and screening to solve a materials design challenge. • Conceive complete high-throughput strategies to obtain processing-structure-property (PSP) relationships for materials design and discovery....

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May 8, 2020

Very nice presentation. Got new ideas for high throughput materials development and state of the art synthesis and experimental design techniques.

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Jun 29, 2019

Very helpful for my intended field of study. A brilliant collection of instructors along with intuitive quizzes and informative plots and slides.

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By Lea S

Jan 1, 2018

much too advanced for me, still interesting and valuable.

By Mayur S P

May 31, 2020

Amazing course. Very informative

By Gokul N

Apr 8, 2018

The course content was generally informative and quite good. However, the quizzes are written in improper and confusing English, and make the assessments needlessly difficult. There were also several points where I found that I got questions wrong despite my answers being directly from the lectures. I found myself spending more effort on trying to "crack" the quizzes than on actually learning the material. This course has a lot of potential, but sadly is not really reaching it.

By Tan L M

Jun 12, 2020

There are some errors in the quiz and the forum is a ghost town

By sam

Jul 31, 2016

THIS course is only good if you have basic knowledge regarding ,materials science and this course is highly based on research papers and research domain . Overall a good course .

By Chinmay B

Nov 3, 2020

Starts off well and then gets extremely boring. Would recommend it to only highly enthusiastic Mechanical Engineers