ES123 Introduction to fluid mechanics and transport processes (undergraduate)
Spring 2008, Spring 2009
Dimensional analysis. Basic elements of steady and unsteady thermal conduction and mass diffusion. Statics and dynamics of fluids. Buoyancy-stability and hydrostatics. Laminar viscous flows, potential flows, origin of lift, and basic aspects of boundary layers. Navier-Stokes and continuity equations. Applications in aerodynamics, biomedical, chemical, environmental, and mechanical engineering, biology, and physics. Introduction to finite-element computational software.
ES221 Drug Delivery (graduate)
Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011
Methods to deliver molecules to the human body. Physiological obstacles and engineering solutions. Characterization techniques for drug delivery synthesis and in vitro analysis. Case studies of current pharmaceutical products.
ES130 Tissue Engineering (undergraduate)/
ES230 Advanced Tissue Engineering (graduate)
Fundamental engineering and biological principles underlying the field of tissue engineering, along with examples and strategies to engineer specific tissues for clinical use. Student design teams prepare a research proposal and participate in a weekly laboratory.