Biomaterials Engineering

The goal of studying biomaterials is to understand how the body's natural tissues are organized on a compositional, structural, and properties basis. We also seek to understand how the body recognizes and responds to foreign materials, and combine this knowledge in order to successfully design implants that can be used to treat debilitating diseases. The graduate level course emphasizes research literature, including landmark papers and emerging topics, and also includes additional advanced topics in biomaterial design.