Bioengineering

Name Title Credits School
BIOE 610 Engineering Principles in Cell Biology 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
The course has two main objectives: 1) to equip students with essential knowledge and stimulate intuitive understanding of molecular and cell biology; 2) to introduce and develop common engineering concepts and approaches for quantitative analysis of physical-chemical systems in the context of cell biology. The long-term goal is to help students operate effectively at the interface of cell biology and engineering. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

BIOE 615 Nanobiotechnology 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
The sensing and characterization of biological entities, processes and events, with novel nanoscale devices and nano-object mediated modalities, will be introduced and analyzed. This course will cover the fundamentals of nanotechnology in biological and biomedical research. The course work is approached from an engineering perspective offering insights on the details of nano-scale fabrication processes as well as cell biology. The basics of biology and chemistry, with focus on how to engineer the behavior of molecules at the nano-scale, are also introduced and analyzed. Concepts and processes related to BioMEMS and microfluidics will also be explained.

BIOE 620 Statistics for Biomedical Engineers 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning. Specific topics include tools for describing central tendency and variability in data; methods for performing inference on population means and proportions via sample data; statistical hypothesis testing and its application to group comparisons; issues of power and sample size in study designs; and analysis of single-subject and small-group data. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

BIOE 622 Biomechanics 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introduction of the mechanical principles of living organisms, particularly their movement and structure. The course introduces the students to concepts of mechanics as they apply to dynamics of human motion. Topic include application of physical laws to human performance including, linear and angular motion, projectile motion, forces, impulse and momentum, fluid mechanics, and tissue mechanics.

BIOE 635 Probability & Stochastic Processes 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course starts with a review of elements of probability theory such as: axioms of probability, conditional and independent probabilities, random variables, distribution functions, functions of random variables, expectations, and some well-known random variables such as Bernoulli, geometry, binomial, Pascal, Gaussian, and Poisson. The course introduces more advanced topics such as stochastic processes, stationary processes, correlations, statistical signal processing, and well-known processes such as Brownian motion, Gaussian, Poisson, and Markov. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

BIOE 640 Process Control in Biotechnology 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course provides principles and methods of measurement, data acquisition and analysis. Application of control theory in biological systems and in biotechnology processes; control of pressure, flow, temperature, and pH. The goal of this course is to prepare the students for designing digital control algorithms that automate the biotechonolgy processes. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

BIOE 642 Sensors and Actuators 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introduction to principles, fabrication techniques, and applications of sensors and actuators. Introduction to the mechanical and electrical properties of materials commonly used in sensors and actuators. The microfabrication processes along with integration of MEMS with CMOS electronics. Fundamental principles and applications of important microsensors, actuation principles on micro-scale. BioMEMS and lab-on-a-chip devices.

BIOE 650 Medical Devices 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
The fundamentals of embedded systems design and implementation are introduced. The fundamentals include: specifications of microcontrollers, common hardware/software, performance analysis and optimization, CAD tools, hardware-description languages, FPGA design flows, and Low-power computing. This course will provide students with an overview of the latest advancements in research, design, development, and new applications of a wide variety of medical devices. A brief background on excitable cells, and neuromuscular system will be provided; hence, no biological background is needed. Examples of important medical devices, including pacemakers, cochlear implants, insulin pumps, and deep brain stimulators will be discussed. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

BIOE 651 Biomedical Signals and Systems 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
The theory and application of linear time-invariant (LTI) systems is explored, with a focus on the description and analysis of biomedical signals and systems. Topics include linear, time-invariant (LTI) systems, frequency (Fourier) analysis: response of LTI systems to sinusoids, systems and transforms, LTI filters, and Discrete-time signals and systems. Applications include signals and noise, processing of the physiological signals (ECG, EEG, etc.), mathematics of imaging and derivation of useful physiological parameters from input signals.

BIOE 660 Digital Processing of Biological Signals 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course provides fundamental techniques for extraction of useful information from signals acquired from biological systems. Topics include time and frequency domain analysis, cross correlation, spectrum analysis, and convolution. Design of finite impulse response (FIR) and infinite impulse response (IIR) filters for processing biological signals are described. Examples include cardiac, neural, respiratory, and biomechanical movements. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

BIOE 665 Linear Systems 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course will cover fundamental concepts in linear system theory such as matrix algebra, linear vector space, linear operator. Linearity, causality and time invariance will be discussed. Input-output and state-space models will be presented. The concepts of controllability, observability, and stability of linear systems will be studied. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

BIOE 730 Nanotechnology 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
An introduction to nanotechnology is presented via the pragmatic criterion of usefulness. This includes an introduction to solid state physics, methods of measuring nanosecond properties and individual nanoparticles, carbon structures, nanostructures ferromagnetism, optical spectroscopy, quantum wells, and nanomachines and devices. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

BIOE 751 Signal Processing I 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Fundamental processing of digital signals. Design of analog and digital filters. Applications of signal processing, industrial signal processing, image processing and speech synthesis with emphasis on design. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: EENG 660

BIOE 851 Signal Processing II 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Topics covered in this course are: adaptive linear combiners, quadratic performance surfaces, random search, steepest decent, Newton's method, LMS algorithm, adaptive lattice filters, adaptive modeling, system identification, adaptive digital filters, adaptive control, adaptive noise cancellation, Wiener and Kallman filters. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: EENG 751

BIOE 870 Design Project I 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This is the first of a two-course sequence spanning two semesters. A major design project will be conducted under the supervision of a faculty adviser. The project is open-ended and integrates student's knowledge and skills in the analysis and synthesis of an industrial project. Prior approval by a project advisor is required to register.

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BIOE 880 Design Project II 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This is the second of a two-course sequence for master's design project. A major design project will be conducted under the supervision of a faculty adviser. The project is open-ended and integrates student's knowledge and skills in the analysis and synthesis of an industrial project.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisites: BIOL 870

BIOE 890 Thesis I 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This is the first of a two-course sequence spanning two semesters of research. The master's thesis provides an opportunity for the students to undertake an in-depth investigation of a specific topic within Bioengineering. This course requires the students to explore an original and appropriately phrased research question, and carry out and document a comprehensive literature review, research and experimentation in the chosen problem area with a good deal of individual responsibility. The course culminates in a preliminary draft of the thesis document to be presented to the thesis faculty advisor.

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BIOE 891 Thesis II 3 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This is the second of a two-course sequence for master's thesis. Students will continue the research and experimentation started in the first course in the sequence. The course culminates in an oral defense of the thesis project in front of a thesis committee consisting of the student's thesis faculty advisor and other members. By the end of the semester, students will complete a publication-quality master's thesis to be archived in the NYIT library.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: BIOE 890