892120 Recent advances in sustainable materials engineering I

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


Current research results from various fields of materials science will be presented in lectures. The focus is on novel materials that can contribute to sustainability and on BOKU based research.
Suggested literature is read and a seminar paper is written. The paper will be presented and discussed in a lecture.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After completion of the course you will have a good overview of latest research in renewable materials. You will be able to extract information from scientific articles, to find additional publications to deepen your background knowledge and to clarify definitions of terms, to write a seminar paper summarizing the most important findings of your research and to present your work in a lecture and discuss it with the audience. Furthermore, you can ask questions in a lecture and join in the discussion.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.