Volume 23, Nrs. 1-6, 2001


Cultivating Graduate Students: Techniques to Inspire Effective Research, page 1
David Braun, Linda Vanasupa, Blair London, Kevin Kingsbury, and Heather Smith 
California Polytechnic State University

Beyond the Classroom: Educating Undergraduates in Materials Science Research and Careers via the SPIMA SURE Program, page 7
Marni Goldman, Charles G. Wade, Brenda E. Waller, and Curtis W. Frank 
Stanford University, IBM Almaden Research Center, MDL Information Systems, Inc.

Teaching Undergraduate and Graduate Students Results from Recent Research as Part of a Class, page 13
L. J. Martinez-Miranda, J. Kidder, I. Lloyd, R. J. Briber, O. Wilson, M. Al-sheikly, and L. G. Salamanca-Riba 
University of Maryland

Enhancement of Undergraduate Materials Education through Research and Industry – Academia Interactions, page 19
Asit K. Ray 
Christian Brothers University

Industrial/Academic Internships at IBM-Almaden under NSF Programs, page 23
Charles G. Wade, Dolores Miller, IBM Almaden Research Center, Marni Goldman, Brenda Waller, Malinda Pauly, Stanford University 
Joseph Pesek, Maureen Scharberg, San Jose State University

The RET Program in the Center for Materials for Information Technology at the University of Alabama, page 29
David E. Nikles and Garry W. Warren 
The University o f Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Scientists as Mentors to Science Teachers, page 33
Fiona Goodchild and Carol Johnston 
University of California, Santa Barbara

Ways that Engineers Can Get Involved in Recruiting Future Materials Scientists and Engineers, page 39
Stacy H. Gleixner 
San Jose State University

Marquette’s Engineering Student Volunteer Outreach Program to Fifth Graders in the Public Schools, Choice Schools, and a Charter School in Milwaukee, page 45
William E. Brower, Jr. 
Marquette University

The Genesis Space Probe as a Platform for Materials Education, page 51
Charles C. Hays 
California Institute of Technology

Evaluating Science Research Experience for Teachers Programs and their Effects of Student Interest and Academic Performance: A Preliminary Report of an Ongoing Collaborative Study by Eight Programs, page 57
Jay Dubner, Samuel C. Ssilverstein, Nancy Carey, Joy Frechtling, Tamra Busch-Johnsen, Jeannie Han, George Ordway, Nancy Hutchinson, Janet Lanza, Jim Winter, Jon Miller, Paul Ohme, James Rayford, Kathryn Sloane Weisbaum, Kaye Storm, and Elda Zounar 
Columbia University, Westat Inc., Business Education Compact, University of Texas at Dallas, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, University of Arkansas, Northwestern University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Consultant to Westat, Inc., Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory

Microelectronics Process Engineering: A Non-Traditional Approach to MS&E, page 69
E. Allen, S. Gleixner, G. Young, D. Parent, Y. Dessouky, and L. Vanasupa 
San Jose State University, California Polytechnic State University

Working with Industry and a Professional Organization to Offer Students a National Certification, page 77
John J. Schemmel, Frances Griffith, and Earl Glover 
University of Arkansas, Arkansas Ready-Mixed Concrete Association

Materials Science and Engineering at Boise State University: Responding to an Industrial Need, page 83
Amy J. Moll, William B. Knowlton, David E. Bunnell, and Susan L. Burkett 
Boise State University

Teaching General Chemistry Through Materials Science, page 89
Elliot P. Douglas 
University of Florida, Gainesville

Dealing With Variation In Measurements & Processes: Experiments For An Undergraduate Laboratory, page 95
Linda Vanasupa, Heather Smith, Stacy Gleixner, Greg Young, and Emily Allen 
California Polytechnic State University, San Jose State University

Teaching Materials Characterization Techniques: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Develop Interactive Web-Based Multimedia Teaching/Learning Software, page 101
Karin Prubner, Klaus Pingel, Horst-Peter Dressel, Jens Becker, Christof Reiner, Marc Schlosser, and Hans-Juergen Christ 
University of Siegen, Germany

The Materials World Module Series and the Polymer Module: A Design-Oriented Approach to Teach Scientific Concepts to Grades 9-12 Students through Materials Science, page 107
Sonihn T. Nguyen, Jennifer K. Cocson, Carol L. Colby, Robert P.H. Chang, and Keith E. Miller 
Northwestern University

The Materials World Modules Program: Incorporating Technology in Pre-College Education, page 119
Matthew Hsu, Renee DeWald, and Ken Turner 
Northwestern University, Evanston Township High School, Schaumburg High School

The Macroscope: A Macroscopic Tool for Validating Microscopic Force Relationships, page 131
Claudio Guerra-Vela, Fredy R. Zypman 
University of Puerto Rico at Humacao, PR, Yeshiva University

Web Modules Linking Mechanics and Materials Science, page 137
David Roylance, C. H. Jenkins, and S. K. Khanna 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Incorporating Information Competence into Classes, page 143
Katherine C. Chen and Paul T. Adalian Jr. 
California Polytechnic State University

Innovative Curriculum on Electronic Materials Processing and Engineering, page 149
Jane P. Chang 
University of California at Los Angeles

A Curriculum Resource for Materials Science and Engineering Education – Elementary School through College, page 155
James A. Jacobs and Alfred E. McKenney 
Norfolk State University

An Interactive Web-Based Module for Self-Empowered Learning of Heat Flow around Welds, page 163
Robert W. Messler Jr., Jason Krasovetz, Jin Chen, and Andrew Beder 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Relating Atomic Bonding Force and Energy Curves with Observed Material Properties, page 173
Robert A. McCoy 
Youngstown State University

Computation of Interdiffusion Coefficients in Binary Isomorphous Metallic Systems, page 179
Oscar Mercelo Suarez 
University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Epoxy Termosets and their Applications III. Kinetic Equations, page 189
Bryan Bilyeu, Witold Brostow, and Kevin P. Menard 
University of North Texas and Perkin-Elmer LLC


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