MAE 6630

MAE 6630

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Emphasizes the application of engineering principles and tools to quantitatively study the immune system in health and disease development. This course will establish concepts necessary for developing new engineered therapies or improve existing therapies by controlling immune cells. The topics covered span from biophysical mechanics of immune cells, fluid transport, interplay of soft/hard tissue mechanics with the immune system, host responses to bio-prosthetic and mechanical implants, smart material design to program immune system or evade immune response, and developing micro-nanoscale technologies for detection and/or manipulation of the immune system. The application area embraces a comprehensive list of diseases including infections, autoimmune disorders, cancer, allergies, implants, musculoskeletal disorders etc.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VETMI 6630

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17073 MAE 6630   LEC 001