Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the course the student
1. masters the basic principles of  nanochemistry, nanoengineering and green nanotechnology.
2. has an overview of state-of-the-art synthesis techniques of advanced nanomaterials and new-material design of the desired functions
3. is able to analyze physical property relations in functional materials
4. is able to apply methods/approaches/ideas from scientific papers to own study topics related to materials chemistry

Credits: 5

Schedule: 02.03.2021 - 08.04.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Mady Elbahri

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Mady Elbahri

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course covers new-material design, synthesis and on-demand tailoring tools as well as advanced applications of nanomaterials and nanocomposites.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures, labs, seminar presentations, home problems, and final oral examination.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures and labs 30 h
    Seminars and posters 11 h

    Litrature survey and presentation 30 h
    report and reading assignments 30 h
    Independent homework 30 h
    Exam 4 h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    As agreed

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    4 Quality Education

    6 Clean Water and Sanitation

    7 Affordable and Clean Energy

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action



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