Free Online Course on Graphene Science and Technology

Chalmers University of Technology is offering free online course on Graphene Science and Technology. In this electronics course, University will introduce you to the exciting world of graphene science and technology.

In this eight week course, applicants will also learn about emerging practical applications for graphene. This course will start on October 31, 2017.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 8 weeks
Effort: 6-10 hours pw
Subject: Electronics
Institution: Chalmers University of Technology and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $49
Session: Course Starts on October 31, 2017

Providers’ Details        

Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and offers education in technology, science, shipping and architecture with a sustainable future as our global vision.

About This Course

In this electronics course, we will introduce you to the exciting world of graphene science and technology. You will learn about the fundamentals of graphene and how this material offers new insights into nanotechnology and quantum physics.

Why Take This Course?

This course content was developed at Chalmers University of Technology who is the coordinator of the Graphene Flagship, EUs biggest research initiative ever. At the Chalmers Graphene Centre research and industry cooperate in the field to achieve interplay and synergies.

Learning Outcomes

  • How to assess if and how graphene can be used in different electronic products to improve, enhance or add new properties
  • Basic knowledge on how to perform graphene material synthesis experiments
  • How to understand and appreciate scientific articles on graphene research
  • Knowledge of other areas in which graphene has great potential
  • Decide whether or not graphene can contribute to your career advancement – be it in academia or industry


Jie Sun

Jie Sun is Associate Professor in the Quantum Device Physics Laboratory of the Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.


In order to benefit fully from this course you should have an adequate knowledge of general physics and university level mathematics.

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