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Fall 2013:

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)


Spring 2013:

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. 


Winter 2013

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. 


Spring 2012

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.