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David G. Castner
BIOEN 599
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Bioengineering

Offered at a graduate level periodically by faculty members within the Department of Bioengineering; concerns areas of research activities with current and topical interest to bioengineers. Prerequisite: undergraduate or graduate courses (or equivalent) determined individually for each special topic.

Class description

Topics to be covered: Surface Modification, Biorecognition AFM, Surface Plasmon Resonance, Advanced XPS, Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy, Advanced ToF-SIMS, Multivariate Analysis, Multi-technique surface analysis and instrument evaluation

Student learning goals

Learn advanced analysis methods for characterizing complex surfaces.

General method of instruction

Lectures and student presentations

Recommended preparation

Prerequisites are BIOEN 492/592 or CHEME 458/558

Class assignments and grading

Reading current surface analysis literature.

Grades will be based on student performance in oral presentations, paper critiques and the final exam. See course website for further details.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by David G. Castner
Date: 03/11/2009