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Course ID:BIOE 3720. 3 hours.
Course Title:Engineering Physiology
Course
Description:
Mathematical and engineering sciences are used to highlight principles governing the function of physiological systems. Simulation of normal and diseases states are used in understanding, devising, and testing systems for intervention.
Athena Title:Engineering Physiology
Prerequisite:ENGR 2170 and ENGR 3160 and (BIOL 1104 or BIOL 1104H or BIOL 1108 or BIOL 1108H)
Pre or Corequisite:BCHE 3520
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 4740/6740. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biomaterials
Course
Description:
Biomaterials and groundwork for topics such as mechanical, chemical, and thermal properties of replacement materials and tissues. Implantation of materials in the body is studied for the biological point of view.
Athena Title:Biomaterials
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1103) and (CHEM 1212 and ENGR 3160)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 4760/6760. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biomechanics
Course
Description:
The application of engineering principles to nonlinear solid mechanics and to body dynamics is discussed. The student should understand the mechanics of the musculoskeletal system.
Athena Title:Biomechanics
Prerequisite:ENGR 1140 and (ENGR 2120 or ENGR 2120E) and ENGR 2140
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 8110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mathematical Biology
Course
Description:
Focus on mathematical topics used to model biological systems, and the corresponding biological applications. Problems related to population biology, biochemical pathways, enzymatic reactions, gene regulation, and systems biology will be discussed.
Athena Title:Mathematical Biology
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 8230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advances in 3-D Cell-Based Biosensors
Course
Description:
Advances in three-dimensional cell-based sensors as well as the associated signal readout technologies with emphasis on application in drug discovery and non-clinical development.
Athena Title:Adv 3-D Cell-Based Biosensors
Prerequisite:ENGR 8180 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 8410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biofabrication and 3D Printing
Course
Description:
Introduction to the field processing of natural and synthetic polymers as well as biofabrication and 3-D printing of devices. Students will learn properties of polymeric materials and how to design medical devices and structures, such as implants, scaffolds, catheters, and stents from polymers.
Athena Title:Biofabrication and 3D Printing
Prerequisite:ENGG(CHEM) 4615/6615 or CHEM 8420 or permision of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 8490. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Biomaterials
Course
Description:
Advanced concepts of biomedical engineering, materials science, and chemistry, including interactions between materials and blood/bacteria/cells/tissues and the development of biomaterials, their clinical applications, and animal models used to evaluate biomaterials.
Athena Title:Advanced Biomaterials
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 8530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation
Course
Description:
The study of advanced concepts in biomedical instrumentation from a systems viewpoint. Advanced physiological and electro- physiological concepts will be covered in this course. Students will learn advanced theoretical and advanced biomedical instrumentation concepts.
Athena Title:Advanced Biomedical Instrument
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 8550. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Non-Destructive Characterization of Biological Materials
Course
Description:
Techniques for non-destructive characterization of biological materials or systems. Topics may vary from year to year.
Athena Title:Character Biological Materials
Prerequisite:ENGR 6130 or AENG 6130
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE(BCHE) 8610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Bioelectroanalytical Techniques
Course
Description:
Analyze and design chemical and biological systems relevant to the chemical, biomedical, biotechnological, and pharmaceutical industries using bioanalytical and electroanalytical techniques.
Athena Title:Bioelectroanalytical Technique
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 8720. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mathematical Models in Physiology
Course
Description:
Review non-linear system analysis. Review molecular transport and ion channels. Excitability: Hodgkin-Huxley and FitzHugh- Nagumo models. One- and two-dimensional non-linear partial differential equations. Wave fronts and pattern formation. Further topics from calcium oscillations and intercellular communication. Passive electrical flow in neurons. Spiral calcium waves. Wave propagation on the heart.
Athena Title:Math Models in Physiology
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOE 8980. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Biological Engineering
Course
Description:
Advanced directed readings in special topics in biological engineering in an area(s) of interest to the student.
Athena Title:Adv Topics in Biological Engr
Nontraditional Format:Students will be required to study advanced topics on the area and provide written and oral summaries. Additionally, students will be given special assignments such as leading several discussion sessions and extended written and oral reports on the state-of-the-art knowledge of a topic.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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