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INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEMS BME532 ------- 3 + 0 10

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITMaster's Degree Without Thesis
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER-------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED10
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) To have a general knowledge of fundamentals of MEMS fabrication methods.
2) To understand the idea of biomaterials and biocompatibility.
3) To understand the general idea of micro sensors for medical and biology.
4) To have a general knowledge of main principles of biotechnology.
5) To have the ability of research, discussion and design on BioMEMS.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT
COURSE DEFINITIONIntroduction to BioMEMS course includes microfabrication process review, microfluidic control with electrostatic and electromagnetic techniques, micro total analysis systems, lab-on-a-chip devices, biosensor arrays and implantable devices, electronic interface for biosensors, rare cell detection, microsurgical tools, micro needles and drug delivery.
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Overview of MEMS, Review of microfabrication techniques: lithography and etching
2nd Week Overview of MEMS, Review of microfabrication techniques:
3rd Week Deposition and growth
4th Week Polymers and Biomaterials
5th Week Biocompatibility issues
6th Week Microfluidic Principles
7th Week Sensor Principles and Microsensors
8th Week Microactuators
9th Week Drug Delivery
10th Week Micro - Total Analysis Systems
11th Week Micro - Total Analysis Systems
12th Week Genomics and DNA Microarrays
13th Week Proteomics and Protein Microarrays
14th Week Miniature bioreactors
15th Week Microsystems for tissue engineering
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING(1) Steven S. Saliterman "Fundamentals of BioMEMS and Medical Microdevices," SPIE Press, Jan. 2006.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Presentation,Project
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term120
Project120
Attendance110
Total(%)50
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)50
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)50
Total(%)100
ECTS WORKLOAD
Activities Number Hours Workload
Midterm exam18484
Preparation for Quiz000
Individual or group work236
Preparation for Final exam12424
Course hours14342
Preparation for Midterm exam11515
Laboratory (including preparation)000
Final exam19696
Homework
Project12424
Total Workload291
Total Workload / 309,7
ECTS Credits of the Course10
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONEnglish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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