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  • Fundamentals, Properties, and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites

Fundamentals, Properties, and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites

Online 24/7

This course is focused primarily on polymer nanocomposites, based on the lecturer’s research experience as well as open literature.


Course # EN18014
Date(s) Online 24/7
Time(s) Access to the program is initiated within two business days of payment and enabled online 24/7 for three months after access is granted.
Instructor(s) Joseph Koo
Fee(s)

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Course Description

This is a new course offered based on the lecturer technical elective senior and graduate level at the UT Austin curriculum. The lecturer’s new book: Fundamental, Properties, and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2016 is recommended to accompany with this course will provide more in-depth knowledge of this subject.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Fundamentals, Processing, and Characterization: Introduction to nanotechnology, overview of nanomaterials, basics of polymer matrices and composites; processing of multifunctional polymer nanocomposites; structures and properties characterization
  • Multifunctional Properties and Applications: Explore mechanical, thermal, flammability, ablation, electrical, optical, tribological, permeability, oil field properties of polymer nanocomposites
  • Concerns and Outlook: Environmental and health impacts for nanomaterials and polymer nanocomposites; Opportunities, trends, and challenges for polymer nanocomposites.




Refunds for Students Withdrawing from the University

Students who withdraw from the University receive a refund of a percentage of their tuition. The percentage varies as shown below according to the student’s effective withdrawal date.

Long Session and Summer Session (Whole-Session Classes)

Official withdrawal date Percentage refund
Prior to the first class day100% less $15 matriculation fee
During the first five class days80%
During the second five class days70%
During the third five class days50%
During the fourth five class days25%
After the fourth five class daysnone


Summer Session (First-Term, Second-Term, and Nine-Week Classes)

Official withdrawal date Percentage refund
Prior to the first class day100% less $15 matriculation fee
During the first, second, or third class day80%
During the fourth, fifth, or sixth class day50%
After the sixth class daynone


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