Online Computational Materials Science Certificate

Micrograph of a polished surface of ductile cast iron

Polished surface of ductile cast iron. Graphite forms nodules in ductile cast iron, allowing it to stretch without breaking. Micrograph by Dan Frieberg, Michigan Tech MSE alumnus.

Compare and contrast the leading methods and approaches utilized to computationally simulate material behavior and response. Simulate material behavior and response using appropriate computational approaches and tools with an online certificate in computational materials science.

Simulate Materials Processes

Apply computational thermodynamic and kinetic principles, numerical algorithms, and computer programming to simulate the materials processes needed to develop specific microstructures and properties, and study Processing-Microstructure-Property relationships. Build skills in communication, project development, and literature review based on real-world problems.

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