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Fall 2014

Spring 2015

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BIOM 800 Master's Thesis and Research Denis DiAngelo
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : TBA
Credit: by arrangement
Research performed under the direction and supervision of the respective student's Research Advisor, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science.
BIOM 803 Professional Development Erno Lindner
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/23/2015     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 04/25/2014
Day : Friday    Time : 3:30 PM    Place : UoM Engineering Auditorium
Credit: 3
This course consists of three sections and is required of all students in the Joint BME Graduate Program. Section 1 is Professional Excellence in Engineering and includes computer literacy, professional presentation methods, the scientific method, report writing, problem solving techniques, and other topics. Students make one oral presentation and submit one written report using the techniques given in the course. Section 2 requires attendance at weekly research seminars given by nationally prominent speakers. Students must submit 50- to 100-word summaries of each seminar. Section 3 includes professional activities in the student's research track. The format is established by each research track and may include regular review meetings, track-based research seminars, reviews of prominent articles from research journals, and other similar activities.
BIOM 804 Master's Project I Denis DiAngelo/Joel Bumgardner
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : TBA
Credit:
Independent study in biomedical engineering on a topic selected in conjunction with instructor. Oral and written reports required. Use 824 if taken twice.
BIOM 812 Functional Anatomy II William Mihalko
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : Friday    Time : 9:00-11:00am    Place : UT Coleman A122A
Credit: 1
This course will give the necessary background for biomedical engineering student to apply engineering principles to functional anatomy and pathological processes of the axial and appendicular skeleton. The course will focus on shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist and spinal anatomy and applied biomechanics. The course will meet once a week alternating with didactic lectures and cadaveric labs.
BIOM 813 Bioelectricity Amy Curry
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TTh    Time : 9:40-11:05Am    Place : UoM ET302
Credit: 3
Introduction to electrical propagation through human tissue; membrane biophysics, action potentials, subthreshold stimuli, electrophysiology of heart, and neuromuscular junction.
BIOM 821 Life Sciences for BME II Richard Smith
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TTh    Time : 2:40-4:05PM    Place : UoM ET302
Credit: 3
Continuation of 811 BIOM, Life Sciences for BME I.
BIOM 824 Master's Project II Denis DiAngelo
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : TBA
Credit: 3
Independent study in biomedical engineering on a topic selected in conjunction with instructor. Oral and written reports required.
BIOM 827 Movement, Joint, and Implant Mechanics Denis DiAngelo
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TTh    Time : 9:00-10:25AM    Place : UT GEB TBA
Credit: 3
The course consists of the following sections: muscle and bone anthoropometry; kinetics-the link model, mechanical work, energy, and power; kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies; and the development of mechanically equivalent models of the human musculoskeletal system.
BIOM 834 Statistics Erno Linder
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : MW    Time : 8:40-10:05    Place : UM ES311
Credit: 3
Introduction to statistical techniques used for analysis of basic and clinical biomedical engineering data: sampling theory, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, and nonparametric techniques.
BIOM 840 Special Topics (Section 007 Applied Finite Element Analysis) Esra Roan/Richard Smith
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TTh    Time : 11:20-12:45PM    Place : UoM ET 238 & 312
Credit: variable
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest.
BIOM 871 Theory of Continuous Media Eugene Eckstein
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TTh    Time : 5:30-6:55PM    Place : UoM ES311
Credit: 3
This course studies the fundamentals of the mechanics of continua. It concerns the basic principles common to fluids and solids. A knowledge of continuum mechanics provides a foundation for studies in fluid and solid mechanics, material sciences, and other branches of science and engineering.
BIOM 892 Introduction to Chemical Sensors and Biosensors Erno Lindner
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TTh    Time : 1:00-2:25PM    Place : UM ES317
Credit: 3
Measurement techniques, recognition processes, application of chemical sensors and biosensors for analysis of real samples.
BIOM 894 Physiological Control Systems Brain Kelly
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : TBA
Credit: 3
Modeling, representation, analysis, and design of analog and digital feedback control systems, using control theory techniques. Applications will be modeling and control problems in cellular and general physiology.
BIOM 900 Doctoral Dissertation and Research Denis DiAngelo
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/17/2014     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/08/2014
Day : TBA    Time : TBA    Place : TBA
Credit: and hours by arrangement
Research performed under the direction of the student's Research Advisor in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Ph.D. degree. Fall and Spring Semesters.

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Fall 2014

BIOM 800 Master's Thesis and Research Richard Smith
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: by arrangement
Research performed under the direction and supervision of the respective student's Research Advisor, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science.
BIOM 801 Biomedical Engineering Analysis I Jiada Mo
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : MW    Time : 5:30-6:55    Place : UM ES335 Credit: 3
Analytical and numerical solution techniques used in analysis of biomedical engineering problems; introduction to software packages PV-Wave and Math CAD for experience with modern problem-solving methods.
BIOM 803 Professional Development Denis DiAngelo
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : F    Time : 3:30-4:30    Place : UT Credit: 3
This course consists of three sections and is required of all students in the Joint BME Graduate Program. Section 1 is Professional Excellence in Engineering and includes computer literacy, professional presentation methods, the scientific method, report writing, problem solving techniques, and other topics. Students make one oral presentation and submit one written report using the techniques given in the course. Section 2 requires attendance at weekly research seminars given by nationally prominent speakers. Students must submit 50- to 100-word summaries of each seminar. Section 3 includes professional activities in the student's research track. The format is established by each research track and may include regular review meetings, track-based research seminars, reviews of prominent articles from research journals, and other similar activities.
BIOM 804 Master's Project I Denis DiAngelo
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit:
Independent study in biomedical engineering on a topic selected in conjunction with instructor. Oral and written reports required. Use 824 if taken twice.
BIOM 811 Life Sciences for BME I Richard Smith
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : TuTh    Time : 2:40-4:05    Place : UM ET238 Credit: 3
Within an introduction and application to aspects of the entire body, the course provides engineers and physical scientists with an understanding of aspects of the chemical, physical, and mechanical basis of cell shape, function, and motility. Integrated treatment of topics in cellular biochemistry, protein synthesis, energy releasing pathways, and membrane biophysics.
BIOM 815 Biomedical Measurements and Instrumentation Brian Kelly
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : TuTh    Time : 9:00-10:25    Place : UM ET238 Credit: 3
Measurement techniques applicable in biomedical engineering; data acquisition systems, mechanical instrumentation, interface systems, signal analyses, biocompatibility requirements.
BIOM 824 Master's Project II Denis DiAngelo
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
Independent study in biomedical engineering on a topic selected in conjunction with instructor. Oral and written reports required.
BIOM 834 Statistics Erno Lindner
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : MW    Time : 8:40-10:05    Place : UM ES218 Credit: 3
Introduction to statistical techniques used for analysis of basic and clinical biomedical engineering data: sampling theory, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, and nonparametric techniques.
BIOM 845 Biosensors Erno Lindner
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : MW    Time : 12:40-2:05    Place : UM ET233 Credit: 3
Provides graduate and upper-level students with a deeper understanding of chemical sensors and biosensors, with special emphasis on electrochemical biosensors and their in vivo applications. The lectures and laboratory work will provide the theoretical basis and hands-on experience with macro and micro sensors and their fabrication.
BIOM 879 Biomechanics I Mike Yen
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : TuTh    Time : 4:00-5:25    Place : UM ES311 Credit: 3
Introduction to physiological systems with emphasis on structure and function of tissue and organs; application of continuum mechanics to understanding of tissue and organ behavior at microscopic and macroscopic levels; design analyses of surgical procedures and prosthetic devices.
BIOM 900 Doctoral Dissertation and Research Denis DiAngelo
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: and hours by arrangement
Research performed under the direction of the student's Research Advisor in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Ph.D. degree. Fall and Spring Semesters.
BIOM 850 Medical Imaging I Thaddeus Wilson
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
This course treats the basic mathematics and physics of medical imaging. Topics covered include theory and physics of x- and gamma-radiation, NMR and ultrasound, imaging theory and image processing techniques used in medical imaging. Prerequisite(s): Calculus, complex variables, and general physics.
BIOM 873 Fluid Mechanics for Biomedical Engineers Eugene Eckstein
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
Elements of hydrodynamics with applications to flow in biomedical systems; basic principles of continuity and Navier-Strokes equations; ideal and viscous flow, boundary layer solutions, fluid wave behavior; viscosity of plasma, blood, and viscoelastic fluids, principles of viscometry.
BIOM 886 Advanced Biomaterials Warren Haggard
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 3
Materials used in biomedical applications in relationship to corrosion, crack propagation, creep, and related topics; tissue ingrowth into materials.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
2:30 pmDissertation Defense - Rajashree Rana (BiomedSci), GEB A102 (add this)
Where8 S. Dunlap, Memphis, TN, 38163 (map)
DetailRajashree Rana - Biomedical Sciences “Novel Insights into the Role of the Smoothened Cysteine-rich Domain in Hedgehog Signalling” A102 General Education Building
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
Where920 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN, 38163 (map)
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2:00 pmDissertation Defense - Robyn Umans (BiomedSci), GEB A204 (add this)
Where8 S. Dunlap, Memphis, TN, 38163 (map)
DetailRobyn Umans - Biomedical Sciences “Genetic and Chemical Dissection of Blood-Brain Barrier Development in Zebrafish” A204 General Education Building
Friday, September 26, 2014
12:00 pmGraduate Student Executive Committee (add this)
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DetailSuite 807, 920 Madison Ave
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
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Friday, October 31, 2014
12:00 pmGraduate Student Executive Committee (add this)
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Saturday, November 1, 2014
12:00 pmET/D deadline (add this)
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Friday, January 30, 2015
12:00 pmGraduate Student Executive Committee (add this)
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
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Friday, February 27, 2015
12:00 pmGraduate Student Executive Committee (add this)
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
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Friday, March 27, 2015
12:00 pmGraduate Student Executive Committee (add this)
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Friday, April 24, 2015
12:00 pmGraduate Student Executive Committee (add this)
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
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Friday, May 1, 2015
12:00 pmET/D deadline (add this)
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council (add this)
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
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Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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