Anatomy and Physiology
The main content of the course includes: the basic structure of human body, skeletal and muscular systems, nervous system, somatic and special senses, blood and cardiovascular system, respiratory system, skin and the integumentary system, digestive system, urinary system, reproduction system etc. The course aims to introduce students to human anatomy and physiology, with emphasis on the systems of the body and how they are interrelated.
Biomaterial Science and Engineering
The course aims to provide a comphrehensive introduction to the scienctific and engineering principles of modern biomaterials for medical and biomedical applications. The couse mainly include three sesseions, which focus on different aspects of biomaterial fundamentals: I)biomaterial synthesis, compositions and properties,II) interactions of biomaterials with biological systems and III) applications of biomaterials in fundamentalreseaerch and industry. This course is suitable for undergraduate students who major in biomedical engineering and related fields.
Biomedical Engineering Design
This course belongs to the Problem-Based Learning series. It lays the base for the junior students to enter the specific direction of the professional learning programs.
In the background of the students have a general background on the field of the basic theory, development of applied technology and disciplines of Biomedical Engineering, the curriculum takes PBL teaching mode, firstly designed a number of industrial and clinical applications in the biomedical engineering problems , and set the course to the complex real-world situations. By students grouping and collaboration under the guidance of teachers, they design the solution for the authenticity of biomedical engineering problems. Within the group co-operation, division of labor as well as repeated discussions and learning in order to understand the implicit in the biomedical engineering expertise behind the problem, they form a set of skills to solve the problem of the field of biomedical engineering, and develop independent learning ability in this area of ??expertise, and ultimately the formation of resolve design of the authenticity of biomedical engineering problems.
Biomedical Image Processing
This course will introduce digital image processing and its application in biomedical engineering. Then, traditional digital image processing techniques will be covered, including brightness transform, linear and nonlinear spatial filtering, frequency domain filtering, image restoration and registration, color image processing, wavelets, image compression, morphological image processing, image segmentation, regions and boundary representation and description, and object recognition. This course can enable students to master the basic digital image processing techniques in the field of biomedical engineering through Matlab programming.
Biomedical Signal Processing
"The course includes an overview of the field of computers in medicine, including a historical review of the evolution of the technologies important to this field. Then we provide a traditional
review of signal conversion techniques and digital signal acquisition, and also the principles of digital signal processing found in most texts on this subject. The intent is to get the students involved in the design process as quickly as possible with minimal reliance on proving the theorems that form the foundation of the techniques. Furthermore, we present some samples of digital signal processing techniques used in biomedical instruments. At last we give a summary of the emerging integrated circuit technologies for digital signal processing with a look to the trends in this field for the future.
Principles of Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering (BME) is developed on the basis of the traditional natural sciences of physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and the modern sciences of medicine, engineering. It is a oncoming cross-disciplinary combined researchers, technicians, clinicians, rehabilitation workers, and people in many other fields to commit their talents to the solution of human structure, function, and various life phenomena, from multi-level on the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ level to the human body system. It provides engineering and technical means to realize prevention, diagnosis, treatment, care, rehabilitation and reproductive health services. In a nutshell, BME is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology and try to seek the gap between engineering and medicine and combine the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to improve healthcare diagnosis, monitoring and therapy.
Analog and Digital Circuits
A course on the basics of analog circuits and digital circuits, including semiconductor devices, the basic amplifiering circuit, integrated operational amplifier, the basis of digital logic, logic gate circuits, combinational logic circuits, sequential logic circuits, Verilog hardware description language, semiconductor memory and programmable logic devices, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters.
Principle of Circuit Analysis
Mission:Understand fundamental principle and theory of circuit analysis, able to analyze and calculate circuits, able to do practical applications.
Covers electrics, electronics and engineering. Topics include KVL and KCL law; Thévenin`s and Norton`s theorem; time- and transform-domain circuit analysis; two-port Network analysis; lossless transmission line analysis.
"General Biology is an introduction to biodiversity and the process of biological evolution, including the knowledge hierarchies: taxonomy, animal diversity, plant diversity, and evolution theories. With the basic groups of organisms and their distributions as the focuses, the evolution of life as the main line throughout, the course lets students understand the whole situation of biological world and evolutionary rules.
Biomedical Engineering Instructional lab
The BME instructional Lab is an advanced experimental course for senior undergraduate students. Its content involves cell biology, molecular biology and physiology. The experiments will associate with the research work in the BME field. And we will train the students how to apply multidiscipline knowledge to carry out small research projects. During the course, we will focus on teaching about the scientific thinking logic and methods, and meanwhile strengthen the instruction for the process. This course will give students more chances to try their thoughts and allow the students to learn from failure. Moreover, the laboratory will be opened to the students besides the class time. The major goal of this course is to improve students’ integrated ability of analyzing and solving problems.
Biosystem modeling and simulation
The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction of computational modeling and simulation, including various methods and tools, in Biosystem study for undergraduates. The content includes three major parts: theoretical basis, case study, and computer practice. The theoretical part includes the category of modeling, assessment of the modeling and simulation, as well as the numerically solving differential equations. In the case study, students will be taught several successful applications of modeling and simulation in biomedical fields, including bioelectric phenomena, compartment model, and biomechanics. Computer practices will teach students how to use MATLAB, Simulink, and comsol multiphysics softwares to solve biomedical engineering problems.
Experiments of Anatomy and Physiology
The course Experiments of Anatomy and Physiology is the major required course of undergraduate students majoring in Biomedical Engineering, and keeping with the theoretical course in the same semester. The main content of the course includes: the commonly devices, the basic tissues of human body, skeletal and muscular systems, nervous system, somatic and special senses (field of view, blind spot scotoma), blood and cardiovascular system (blood type identification, clotting time coagulation time), respiratory system, skin and the integumentary system, digestive system, urinary system, reproduction system etc. The course aims to introduce students to human anatomy and physiology, with emphasis on the systems of the body and how they are interrelated.
Foundation of Continuum mechanics
An introduction to the mathematical foundations of continuum mechanics. Vectors and tensors, properties and basic operations. Kinematics of deformation. Conservation laws, thermodynamics. Stress. Constitutive equations. Elastic, viscous, and viscoelastic response. Linearization. Simple problems in finite and linear elasticity, and in Navier-Stokes flows. Creep and relaxation in linear viscoelasticity.
Introduction to tissue engineering
" The process uncovers the fascinating complexity of living tissues, and the joy of creation.
This course will review basic cell culture techniques, structure function relationships, cellular communication, natural and artificial biomaterials, and the basic equations governing cell survival and tissue organization. "
This course introduces the basic principles, patterns and terminology that explains and describes our physical environment. Topics include: foundations of physical geography and concepts of science; the earth's physical systems and the basic energy and material flows by which they operate; climate and weather; geological forces that alter the landscape; ecosystems and biogeography; and human interaction with the physical environment. Additional readings, media and materials may be introduced.
Cell Biology Lab
The continuous developments in the fields of Biotechnology have provided transcending advancements for cell biology. In this course, we will explain in detail the conventional experimental methods, and also present the up-to-date biotechnologies, including cell culture, cell transfection, gene scilencing, flow cytometry, cell development and apoptosis, signal transduction techniques, Laser scanning confocal microscope, live cell imaging, SPR and ITC, stem cell and tissue engineering, embryonic engineering.
Ordinary Differential Equations is a basic course for mathematical students. In this course, the students will learn the basic knowledge of ordinary differential equations, including how to solve some simple equations, the existence and uniqueness for Cauchy problem, boundary value problems as well as the theory of linear differential equations.