I. Modeling of Physiological Systems – BIOE 514 (4 credits)
Integration of engineering principles and human physiology in the following areas: mechanics of the musculoskeletal system; transport phenomena in the pulmonary, cardiovascular, renal and gastrointestinal systems; bioelectricity in the nervous system.
II. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering - BIOE 511 (3 credits) Fundamentals of mammalian cell biology, with an emphasis on biomedical applications and engineering approaches to study and manipulate cells.
III. Bioengineering Analysis – BIOE 512 (3 credits)
Fundamentals of mathematical modeling of biomedical systems.
IV. Drug and Medical Device Regulations in Technology Development – BIOE 513 (2 credits)
Advanced study of regulation of pharmaceutical products and medical devices by the Food and Drug Administration, including requirements for drug and device approval, current good manufacturing practices, current good laboratory practices, quality control and assurance, and compliance.
V. Bioengineering Seminar – BIOE 507 (1 credit per term, total of 3 credits required)
Current topics in bioengineering research, including ethics and issues related to commercialization of biomedical technologies.