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Fall 2016 Course Offerings
BIOM 800 Master's Thesis and Research Richard A. Smith
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: 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. (didactic, research)
BIOM 801 Biomedical Engineering Analysis I William S Janna
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: 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. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 803 Professional Development Dennis DiAngelo
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time:2:30-5:30Place:UMDuration:F Credit:1
This course includes professional activities in the student's research track. The format includes attendance to weekly research seminars, attendance at Journal club, lab meetings and other similar activities. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 804 Master's Project I Denis DiAngelo
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:1-3
Independent study in biomedical engineering on a topic selected in conjunction with instructor. Oral and written reports required. Use 824 if taken twice. (didactic, research lab)
BIOM 805 Functional Anatomy I William Mihalko
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: 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 Fall course will focus on hip/pelvis;knee;foot and ankle anatomy and applied biomechanics. The course will meet once a week alternating with didactic lectures and cadaveric labs. (didactic, lecture lab)
BIOM 806 Engineering Tools for Designing Medical Devices John Williams
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
This course focuses on recent advances in medical device design and manufacturing technology, including bridging the gap between data obtained from medical diagnostic imaging, such as CT and MRI scans, and computer aided design and engineering methods (CAD and CAE), using laser scanning and 3D coordinate measurement machines to collect point cloud data for reverse engineering; 3D printing (rapid prototyping); and image processing and conversion of medical image data stacks (CAT scan, MRI, etc.) into 3D biomodels for CAD and CAE. (didactic, lecture lab)
BIOM 807 The Science of Medicine Brad Pendley
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
This course focuses on the integration and application of the principles of physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics, and data extracted from clinical cases to develop solutions to typical medical problems. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 808 Recent Advances & Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering Amy Curry
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:1
This course consists of student presentations and group discussion of articles describing recent advances in biomedical engineering. The course emphasizes development of critical reading and writing skills. Oral and written reports are required. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours. (didactic, lecture seminar)
BIOM 809 Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering Denis DiAngelo
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
This course presents in-depth development of frontier topics of biomedical engineering by eminent researchers in their fields. Course material will be appropriate as background for graduate research. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 811 Life Sciences for BME I Richard Smith
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: 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. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 815 Biomedical Measurements and Instrumentation Brooke Sanford
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
Measurement techniques applicable in biomedical engineering; data acquisition systems, mechanical instrumentation, interface systems, signal analyses, biocompatibility requirements. (didactic, lecture lab)
BIOM 824 Master's Project II Denis DiAngelo
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
Independent study in biomedical engineering on a topic selected in conjunction with instructor. Oral and written reports required. (didactic, research lab)
BIOM 825 Clinical/Industrial Internship in Biomedical Engineering Richard Smith
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
Independent study for biomedical engineering students in the master's program; investigation in at least one area selected from a master list and approved by the student's advisor. (didactic, lab)
BIOM 826 Tissue Engineering Gary Lee Bowlin
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:3
Fundamental principles and current applications of tissue engineering in medicine and health care. Topics include bone and cartilage analogs, synthetic skin grafts, cell encapsulation systems, and biohybrid vascular grafts. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 840-008 Special Topics - Biolelectronics Bashir Iqbal Morshed
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time:9:40-11:10Place:UTDuration:TT Credit:3
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 845 Biosensors Erno Lindner
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: 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. (didactic, lecture lab)
BIOM 873 Fluid Mechanics for Biomedical Engineers Eugene Eckstein
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place:UM campus Rm ES222Duration: 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. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 879 Biomechanics I Esra Roan
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place:UoM Rm ET200Duration: 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. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 900 Doctoral Dissertation and Research Richard Smith
Start date:2016-08-15End date:2016-12-16
Time: Place: Duration: Credit:variable
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. (didactic, research)
Spring 2017 Course Offerings
BIOM 800 Master's Thesis and Research Richard A. Smith
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  variable
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. (didactic, research)
BIOM 803 Professional Development Erno Lindner
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:  2:30-5:30   Place:  UM   Duration:  F Credit:  1
This 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. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 804 Master's Project I Denis DiAngelo
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  1-3
Independent study in biomedical engineering on a topic selected in conjunction with instructor. Oral and written reports required. Use 824 if taken twice. (didactic, research lab)
BIOM 809 Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering Amy Abell
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:  12:40 to 2:05   Place:     Duration:  Monday and Wednesday one hour 25 minutes Credit:  3
This course contains both theoretical and application based approaches to pluripotent, fetal and adult stem cells. Related topics include stemness, potency, differentiation, regenerative medicine, induced pluripotent stem cells, cancer stem cells, and the ethics of stem cell research. This course will survey modern methods for isolation, culture, and application of stem cells in research and medicine. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 812 Functional Anatomy II William Mihalko
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  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. (didactic, lecture lab)
BIOM 813 Bioelectricity Amy DeJongh Curry
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
Introduction to electrical propagation through human tissue; membrane biophysics, action potentials, subthreshold stimuli, electrophysiology of heart, and neuromuscular junction. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 818 Experimental Techniques in Cell and Tissue Engineering Gary Lee Bowlin
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
This course consists of both lectures and laboratory work covering basic biochemical and biophysical measurement techniques used by biomedical engineers. Topics include antibody production, light spectroscopy, dialysis, ultrafiltration, chromatography, ultracentrifugation, electrophoresis, Western blotting, protein purification, and ELISA. (didactic, lab)
BIOM 821 Life Sciences for BME II Richard Smith
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:  2:40-4:05   Place:  UM   Duration:  TT Credit:  3
Continuation of BIOM 811, Life Sciences for BME I, concentrating on human physiology. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 824 Master's Project II Denis DiAngelo
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
Independent study in biomedical engineering on a topic selected in conjunction with instructor. Oral and written reports required. (didactic, research lab)
BIOM 825 Clinical/Industrial Internship in Biomedical Engineering Eugene Eckstein
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
Independent study for biomedical engineering students in the master's program; investigation in at least one area selected from a master list and approved by the student's advisor. (didactic, lab)
BIOM 827 Movement, Joint, and Implant Mechanics Denis DiAngelo
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:  9:40-11:05   Place:  UT   Duration:  TT 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. (didactic, lecture lab)
BIOM 834 Statistics Erno Lindner
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
Introduction to statistical techniques used for analysis of basic and clinical biomedical engineering data: sampling theory, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, and nonparametric techniques. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 840-007 Special Topics - Applied Finite Element Analysis Esra Roan
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 851 Medical Imaging II Thaddeus Wilson
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:  10:35-12:00   Place:  UT   Duration:  TTh Credit:  3
This course treats the basic mathematics, physics, technology and clinical use of medical imaging. Topics covered include theory and physics of ultrasound and nuclear magnetic resonance, imaging theory and image processing techniques used in these imaging modalities. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 871 Theory of Continuous Media Eugene Eckstein
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:  5:30-6:55   Place:  UM   Duration:  MW 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. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 876 Biomaterials Joel Bumgardner
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
Introduction to materials used in biomedical engineering; biocompatibility and uses of implantable materials such as ceramics, polyethylene, metals composites and other materials. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 891 Skeletal Tissue Mechanics John Williams
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
This course provides an in-depth, comprehensive and integrative review of the mechanical and material behavior and anatomic and physiologic function of skeletal tissues (bone, cartilage, ligament and tendon). (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 892 Introduction to Chemical Sensors and Biosensors Erno Lindner
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:  UM   Duration:  MW Credit:  3
Measurement techniques, recognition processes, application of chemical sensors and biosensors for analysis of real samples. (didactic, lecture lab)
BIOM 894 Physiological Control Systems Brooke Sanford
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  3
Topics including modeling, representation, and analysis of engineering control systems using classical control theory. Latter part of the course focuses on special topics and physiological systems including advanced and adaptive control systems, blood glucose modeling and control, human movement control, and brain machine interfacing. (didactic, lecture)
BIOM 900 Doctoral Dissertation and Research Denis DiAngelo
Start date:  2017-01-03    End date:  2017-06-30
Time:     Place:     Duration:  Credit:  variable
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. (didactic, research)
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