Biomedical Engineering (BME)

BME 5351  Multidimensional Signal Analysis  (3)  
Cross-listed as ELC 5351  

See ELC 5351 for course information.

BME 5353  Biomedical Signal Analysis  (3)  
Cross-listed as ELC 5353  

See ELC 5353 for course information.

BME 5357  Cardiovascular Engineering and Instrumentation  (3)  
Cross-listed as EGR 5357, ELC 5357, ME 5357  

A quantitative approach to the function and performance of cardiovascular elements, including ECG signal generation, blood flow rheology, and ventricular/vessel wall mechanics. Principles of measurement instrumentation including Fick dilution, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging are explored. Major implant types, as well as FDA submission pathways, are examined.

BME 5360  Introduction to Biomedical Engineering  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Consent of instructor  

Introduction to the interdisciplinary nature and broad scope of biomedical engineering. Topics covered will include biomechanics, biomaterials, biosensors, biomedical instrumentation, bioinformatics, prosthetic devices, and other biomedical engineering areas.

BME 5375  Biomechanical Computer Modeling  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Graduate standing in Engineering  

An investigation into the methods of computer modeling and simulation for the study of human musculoskeletal biomechanics.

BME 5376  Medical Device Design and Evaluation  (3)  

Project-based introduction to medical device design and evaluation. Topics include: clinical needs finding, design criteria generation, basic anatomy, design evaluation, prototyping, regulatory process, intellectual property, and validation process. Students work in teams on real medical problems and serve on committees to provide guidance for the project teams on either intellectual property or regulatory standards.

BME 5390  Research Methods and Project Formulation  (3)  
Cross-listed as EGR 5390, ELC 5390  

See ELC 5390 for course information.

BME 5396  Special Topics in Engineering  (3)  
Cross-listed as EGR 5396, ELC 5396, ME 5396  

See EGR 5396 for course information.

BME 5397  Special Projects in Engineering  (3)  
Cross-listed as EGR 5397, ELC 5397, ME 5397  

See EGR 5397 for course information.

BME 5V99  Master's Thesis  (1-6)  

Students completing a master's program with a thesis must complete six hours of BME 5V99.