Entrepreneur Track

The curriculum for the entrepreneur track is designed to foster an understanding of the broad applications of nanotechnology and engineering, coupled with hands-on experience in cleanroom and nanocharacterization facilities. The course lineup covers microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), nanorobotics, IoT sensors and systems, economics, patent law, and entrepreneurship. Students actively engage in practical laboratory sessions.

Category A: Required Courses (3 CUs)

ENGR 5040 – Fundamental Concepts in Nanotechnology
ESE/MSE 5250 – Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Either ESE 5360 – Nanofabrication and Nanocharacterization
or MSE 5650 – Fabrication and Characterization of Nanostructured Devices

Category B: Select 4 from the following (4 CUs)

ESE 5210 The Physics of Solid State Energy Devices
ESE 5290 Introduction to Micro- and Nano-electromechanical Technologies
ESE 6250 Nanorobotics
ESE 6730 Integrated Photonic Systems
MSE 5750 Statistical Mechanics
MEAM 5750 Micro and Nano Fluidics
CBE 5450 Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage

Category C: Select 3 from the following (3 CUs)

ESE 5150 Internet of Things Sensors and Systems
ESE 5160 IoT Edge Computing
ESE 5430 Human Systems Engineering
ESE 5400 Engineering Economics
MSE 5450 Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability
MEAM 5020 Energy Engineering in Power Plants and Transportation Systems
MEAM 5490 Order-of-magnitude Estimation for Terrestrial and Space Engineering
EAS 5070 Intellectual Property & Business Law for Engineers
EAS 5120 Engineering Negotiation
EAS 5450 Engineering Entrepreneurship I
EAS 5460 Engineering Entrepreneurship II
EAS 5950 Foundations of Leadership
LAW 6770 Patent Law
LAWM 6050 Technology Law and IP For Non-Lawyers