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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BEE 4550 - Biologically Inspired Microsystems Engineering


     
Spring. 2-3 credits, variable. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: one year of biology, BEE 2220  or an equivalent thermodynamics course, or co-registration in BEE 3500  or permission of instructor. Permission of instructor required. Satisfies BE laboratory experience requirement when taken for 3 credits. Co-meets with BEE 6550 .

M. Wu.

Covers fundamental mechanisms that nature uses to build and control living systems at micro- and nano-meter length scales; engineering principles for fabricating micro/nano-meter scale devices; examples of solving contemporary problems in the health sector and environment.  The lab sessions will provide students with hands on experiences in cell culture, microfluidic device and live cell imaging techniques.

Outcome 1: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

Outcome 2: An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

Outcome 3: An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.

Outcome 4: An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary.



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