BMEN 612: Biomedical Microelectromechanical Systems


MEMS and microsystems: Working principle of Microsystems, materials for MEMS and Microsystems, micromachining, System modeling and properties of materials. Mechanical sensors and actuators – beam and cantilever, piezoelectric materials, thermal sensors and actuators- micromachined thermocouple probe, peltier effect heat pumps, thermal flow sensors, magnetic sensors and actuators- magnetic materials for MEMS, devices. BioMEMS: Drug delivery, micro total analysis systems (microtas), detection and measurement methods, microsystem approaches to polymerase chain reaction (PCR), DNA hybridization, Electronic nose, Bio chip.