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Bioengineering (BIOE)

BIOE 501 (CH E 501) Bioengineering Transport Phenomena (3) Application of the equations of mass, energy, and momentum conservation to physiological phenomena and to the design of artificial organs.
Effective: Summer 1990
 

BIOE 503 (CH E 503) Fluid Mechanics of Bioengineering Systems (3) Cardiovascular system and blood flow, non-Newtonian fluid description, vessel flows, unsteady flows and wave motion, windkessel theory, transmission line theory.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: BME 409 (equivalent to CH E 330 M E 320 or AERSP 308)  

BIOE 504 (BME 504) Numerical Methods in Bioengineering (3) Students study numerical methods applied to Bioengineering applications through computations.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

BIOE 505 Bioengineering Mechanics (3) Passive and active mechanical properties of tissues, rheological materials, models of muscle contraction, pulmonary mechanics, forces in muscular- skeletal system.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

BIOE 506 Medical Imaging (3) Medical diagnostic imaging techniques, including generation and detection of ultrasound, x-ray, and nuclear radiation; instrumentation and biological effects.
Effective: Fall 1983
Prerequisite: PHYS 202  

BIOE 507 Technical Foundations in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (3) Theory and applications of functional magnetic resonance imaging.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

BIOE 508 (MATSE 508) Biomedical Materials (3) Properties and methods of producing metallic, ceramic, and polymeric materials used for biomedical applications.
Effective: Spring 2003
 

BIOE 509 Mechanobiology (3) This course explores the molecular bases of cell mechanics and the role of mechanics in cell biology
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOE 512 andBIOE 505  

BIOE 510 Biomedical Applications of Microelectromechanical Systems (BioMEMS) and Bionanotechnology (3) Introduction to BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology. Topics include: electromechanical and chemical biosensors, microfluidics microscale separations, and surface patterning for cellular engineering.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: E E 441, BME 201  

BIOE 512 Cell and Molecular Bioengineering (3) Graduate level cell and molecular biology course for engineers emphasizing molecular mechanisms.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

BIOE 513 Bioengineering Laboratory Techniques (3) Laboratory techniques in cell molecular biology, protein biochemistry and cell culture with an emphasis on engineering analysis and quantification.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: BIOE 512  

BIOE 514 Quantitative Microscopy (3) Application of advanced microscopy to quantification of cellular and molecular function.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

BIOE 515 Cell Mechanics and Biophysics (3) Advanced topics and recent developments in cellular engineering; applications of engineering science to cell biology.
Effective: Spring 1997
Prerequisite: BIOE 505  

BIOE 517 (MATSE 507) Biomaterials Surface Science (3) Special properties of surfaces as an important causative and mediating agent in the biological response to materials.
Effective: Spring 2003
 

BIOE 518 Organic NanoBiomaterials (3) A foundation course on the synthesis, fabrication, and characterization of nanobiomaterials and their applications in biomedical engineering.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: MATSE 403 orBME 443 orMATSE 443 orMATSE 441 orBME 446  

BIOE 519 Artificial Organs Design (3) Basic techniques and principles of a multidiscipline approach to artificial organs design.
Effective: Spring 1991
 

BIOE 552 (I E 552) Mechanics of the Musculoskeletal System (3) Structure and biomechanics of bone, cartilage, and skeletal muscle; dynamics and control of musculoskeletal system models.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: Consent of program. Prerequisite or concurrent:BIOL 472  

BIOE 553 (I E 553) Engineering of Human Work (3) Physics and physiology of humans at work; models of muscle strength, dynamic movements; neural control; physical work capacity; rest allocation.
Effective: Summer 1985
Prerequisite: BIOL 141 orBIOL 472  

BIOE 576 Bioengineering of the Cardiovascular System (3) Experimental and analytical studies of network branching patterns, regional blood flow, rheology and mechanics of blood cells and vessels.
Effective: Summer 1991
Prerequisite: BIOL 472  

BIOE 590 Bioengineering Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1991
 

BIOE 591 Bioengineering Ethics and Professional Development (1) Problem solving methods in ethical decision making, best practices in research communication, and strategies for professional development.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

BIOE 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

BIOE 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

BIOE 599 Foreign Studies (1-2 per semester/maximum of 4) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

BIOE 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

BIOE 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

BIOE 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

BIOE 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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