Course Website

http://courses.engr.illinois.edu/bioe360/
https://piazza.com/illinois/spring2017/bioe360/resources
Students should check these course websites regularly.

Instructor

Dr Jenny Amos
Office: 3212 DCL
Phone: (217) 333-4212
Email: jamos@illinois.edu

Office hours:
open

Description

Fundamentals of fluid dynamics and mass transport applied to analysis of biological systems. Quantitative understanding of microscopic to macroscopic phenomena in biological systems related to their sensing by imaging techniques. Molecular phenomena in both healthy tissue and disease using examples from cardiovascular problems and cancer using ultrasound, optical and MRI techniques.

Class meets MWF, 9:00-9:50am, in 218 Ceramics Building

Course Objectives

Reference Textbook

Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems, George A Truskey, et al., 2nd edition, Pearson, 2009.

Biofluid Mechanics, David Rubenstein, Academic Press, 2012.

Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering, Ronald L. Fournier, 3rd Edition CRC Press, 2011.

The text will be supplemented with notes and slides from the instructor, and research papers from conferences and journals.

Grading

A+              97-100  B+        87-89 C+        77-79 D+        67-69
A                93-96 B          83-86 C           73-76 D          63-66
A-               90-92 B-         80-82 C-         70-72 D-         60-62
F          below  60


Assignments 40%
Project 40%
Midterm 20%
Total 100%

Schedule

Week   Monday   Wednesday   Friday
1 1/16/2017   1/18/2017 Overview of Course 1/20/2017 Review
2 1/23/2017 Case 1: Cardiovascular BP 1/25/2017 Discussion: Learning outcomes for case 1 1/27/2017 Finalize and assign: Learning outcomes for case 1
3 1/30/2017 Lecture and work on case 1 2/1/2017 Lecture and work on case 1 2/3/2017 Lecture and work on case 1
4 2/6/2017 Lecture and work on case 1 2/8/2017 Lecture and work on case 1 2/10/2017 Lecture and work on case 1
5 2/13/2017 Case 2 Presentation 2/15/2017 Discussion: Learning outcomes for case 2 2/17/2017 Finalize and assign: Learning outcomes for case 2
6 2/20/2017 Lecture and work on case 2 2/22/2017 Lecture and work on case 2 2/24/2017 Lecture and work on case 2
7 2/27/2017 Lecture and work on case 2 3/1/2017 Lecture and work on case 2 3/3/2017 Lecture and work on case 2
8 3/6/2017 Case 3 Presentation 3/8/2017 Discussion: Learning outcomes for case 3 3/10/2017 Finalize and assign: Learning outcomes for case 3
9 3/13/2017 Lecture and work on case 3 3/15/2017 Lecture and work on case 3 3/17/2017 Lecture and work on case 3
10 3/20/2017 Spring Break
11 3/27/2017 Case 4 Presentation 3/29/2017 Discussion: Learning outcomes for case 4 3/31/2017 Finalize and assign: Learning outcomes for case 4
12 4/3/2017 Lecture and work on case 4 4/5/2017 Lecture and work on case 4 4/7/2017 Lecture and work on case 4
13 4/10/2017 Lecture and work on case 4 4/12/2017 Lecture and work on case 4 4/14/2017 Lecture and work on case 4
14 4/17/2017 Case 5 Presentation 4/19/2017 Discussion: Learning outcomes for case 5 4/21/2017 Finalize and assign: Learning outcomes for case 5
15 4/24/2017 Lecture and work on case 5 4/26/2017 Lecture and work on case 5 4/28/2017 Lecture and work on case 5
16 5/1/2017 Lecture and work on case 5 5/3/2017 Lecture and work on case 5    
Final 5/8/2017 Present 

Syllabus written and maintained by Jenny Amos