Coursebooks

Materials science for bioengineers

BIOENG-315

Lecturer(s) :

Ghezzi Diego

Language:

English

Summary

The course presents materials science and engineering from the perspective of biological applications. Lectures provide solid fundamentals on the design, fabrication, and characterization of materials. Exercises provide instructive examples on how to implement biomaterials in biomedical research.

Content

Fundamentals of materials science

Fabrication, processing, and analysis of materials

Applications in biomedicine and bioscience

Keywords

Atomic forces, polymers, degradation, fabrication, processing, characterization, biomaterials

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

This class requires a basic knowledge of chemistry and physics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures integrated with exercises

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, completing exercises, group case study, reading material from the course and from literature as preparation.

Assessment methods

Final Written Exam

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Will be provided on Moodle webpage

Prerequisite for

Master courses in Biomaterials (BIOENG-442)

In the programs

  • Life Sciences Engineering, 2018-2019, Bachelor semester 5
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Materials science for bioengineers
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

MoTuWeThFr
8-9
9-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
13-14
14-15SG0211
15-16
16-17
17-18SG0211
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
Lecture
Exercise, TP
Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German