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The Norman Seiden Multidisciplinary Graduate program

The Norman Seiden Multidisciplinary Graduate program

in Nanotechnology & Nanoscience (MSc & PhD Degrees)

Technion has given research development and teaching of nanotechnology and nanoscience the highest priority and is investing considerable resources in advancing these areas.

To this end, the Russell Berrie Institution for Nanotechnology was established, and The Norman Seiden Multidisciplinary graduate program in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology offers programs leading to Master and Doctor Degrees.

The program for the Master degree is a Master of Science in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

Significant collaborative efforts are underway between researchers from different disciplines who are studying the range of scientific perspectives of the organization and functionalities of natural and synthetic systems at nanometric levels, and the application of these principles in developing technology.

To promote these objectives, we have set up a concentrated nucleus of graduate level study and research courses in Nanotechnology, which are designed to integrate the knowledge in the different areas comprising exact sciences (Chemistry & Physics), the natural sciences (Biology & Medicine), and engineering (Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology & Food Engineering, etc).

MSc Studies Admission Requirements

MSc Studies Admission Requirements

The program is aimed at students who have acquired a BSc in one of the following areas: Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Bio-medical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Medicine, as well as other fields, as approved by the Admission Committee.

Admission to the program is based on applicants' GPA average (a grade of at least 89 in previous studies, excepting special cases) and a personal interview with representatives from the Interdisciplinary Committee.

Students who hold a BSc from a university abroad, are required to pass the GRE exam and add its results to the registration kit.

Study Requirements

Four-year bachelor program graduates, seeking an M.Sc. degree are required to study 25 graduate studies credit points comprising:

a.

6 obligatory courses (see table ).

b.

2 recommended-choice courses (out of the list of courses by clusters ).

c.

2 free choice courses

If the student presents a record of a past course(s) covering (a) certain core course(s), his/her eligibility for exemption of the relevant required core course(s) will be considered by his supervisor and the graduate program coordinator.

At any case, a minimum of 17 graduate credit points would be required for a M.Sc. Degree in the program.

Three-year bachelor program graduates seeking an M.Sc. degree, are required to take a minimum of 30 credit points comprising:

a.

6 core-courses (see table ).

b.

2 recommended choice courses (out of the list of courses by clusters ).

c.

2 elective courses

If the student presents a record of a past course(s) covering a certain core course(s), his eligibility for exemption of the relevant required core course(s) will be considered by his supervisor and the graduate program coordinator. At any case, a minimum of 30 credit points, of which at least 20 are graduate credit points, would be required for a M.Sc. Degree in the program, for three-year bachelor program graduates. Language requirements are according to the graduate school regulations. 

Course list 

Research

In addition to the courses, the student will perform a 20 credit-point thesis research.

The study program is designed to allow students to complete their graduate studies under the supervision of a faculty member of one of the faculties participating in the program, even if the student already holds a graduate degree from another faculty. The Interdisciplinary Committee responsible for the program encourages multi-disciplinary research and joint supervision by faculty members of different faculties.

The research subject must be approved by the Program Committee in line with the Graduate School’s regulations.

PhD Studies Admission Requirements

MSc Studies Admission Requirements

The program is aimed at students who have acquired a BSc in one of the following areas: Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Bio-medical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Medicine, as well as other fields, as approved by the Admission Committee.

Admission to the program is based on applicants' GPA average (a grade of at least 89 in previous studies, excepting special cases) and a personal interview with representatives from the Interdisciplinary Committee.

Students who hold a BSc from a university abroad, are required to pass the GRE exam and add its results to the registration kit.

Study Requirements

Four-year bachelor program graduates, seeking an M.Sc. degree are required to study 25 graduate studies credit points comprising:

a.

6 obligatory courses (see table ).

b.

2 recommended-choice courses (out of the list of courses by clusters ).

c.

2 free choice courses

If the student presents a record of a past course(s) covering (a) certain core course(s), his/her eligibility for exemption of the relevant required core course(s) will be considered by his supervisor and the graduate program coordinator.

At any case, a minimum of 17 graduate credit points would be required for a M.Sc. Degree in the program.

Three-year bachelor program graduates seeking an M.Sc. degree, are required to take a minimum of 30 credit points comprising:

a.

6 core-courses (see table ).

b.

2 recommended choice courses (out of the list of courses by clusters ).

c.

2 elective courses

If the student presents a record of a past course(s) covering a certain core course(s), his eligibility for exemption of the relevant required core course(s) will be considered by his supervisor and the graduate program coordinator. At any case, a minimum of 30 credit points, of which at least 20 are graduate credit points, would be required for a M.Sc. Degree in the program, for three-year bachelor program graduates. Language requirements are according to the graduate school regulations. 

Course list 

Research

In addition to the courses, the student will perform a 20 credit-point thesis research.

The study program is designed to allow students to complete their graduate studies under the supervision of a faculty member of one of the faculties participating in the program, even if the student already holds a graduate degree from another faculty. The Interdisciplinary Committee responsible for the program encourages multi-disciplinary research and joint supervision by faculty members of different faculties.

The research subject must be approved by the Program Committee in line with the Graduate School’s regulations.

 

For Further information: 

Program secretary  Tel: +972-4-8295047   Email: nanoprog@tx.technion.ac.il 

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