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3760. Microfluidics and Lab-on-Chip

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to Biomedical Engineering majors, others by instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

The course provides a broad overview of microfluidics technology, lab-on-chip, wearable/implantable devices and smartphone-based optical sensing technology, and their biomedical applications. It also covers the fundamentals of micro/nano fabrication technologies and additive manufacturing (e.g., 3D printing). In addition, the basic principles of biology and chemistry, with a focus on how to integrate them into microfluidic devices and biomedical microsystems are introduced and discussed.