BNG 419: Biomimetics
Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing in Bioengineering or permission of instructor or Dept. Chair.
Biomimetics - human-made processes, substances, devices or systems that imitate nature. This course focuses on substances prepared and engineered to meet biomedical uses. The biomimetic process of self-assembly; bioengineering of biological materials; structure hierarchy; imaging, identification and characterization of biological and biomimetic materials; biomimetic electronics, optics, actuation and sensing.