NANO 201 (Introduction to Nanoengineering)
Understanding nanotechnology and broad implications; history of nanotechnology, introduction to miniaturization: scaling laws; introduction to nanoscale physics: basics of quantum mechanics; nanomaterials (nanoparticles, nanotubes, nanowires), nanofabrication (bottom-up and top-down), nanobiotechnology, nanomachines, nanosensors, nanotechnology applications, comercialization and future prospects.
Time and Location: T and TH; 3.30-4.50 pm (PETER; rm 102)
Nano 244 (BioNano Machines)
Introduction to nanomedicine; diffusion and drug dispersion; diffusion in biological systems; drug permeation through biological barriers; drug transport by fluid motion; pharmacokinetics of drug distribution; drug delivery systems; nanomedicine in practice: cancers, cardiovascular diseases, immune diseases, and skin diseases.
Nano 101 (Introduction to Nanoengineering)
Introduction to nanoengineering; nanoscale fabrication: nanolithography and self-assembly; characterization tools; nanomaterials and nanostructures: nanotubes, nanowires, nanoparticles, and nanocomposites; nanoscale and molecular electronics; nanotechnology in magnetic systems; nanotechnology in integrative systems; nanoscale optoelectronics; nanobiotechnology: biomimetic systems, nanomotors, nanofluidics, and nanomedicine.
Nano 262 (Nanosensors: Principles, Design and Applications)
Why nanosensors?, nanosensors based on different nanomaterials, fabrication of nanosensors, large-scale integration of nanosensor arrays, common recognition elements, surface chemistry and functionalization, signal transduction, practical applications.