BIOENG 1160: Bioengineering Design 1
Credits: 3 (Letter Grade Only)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Description: The two course sequence, Bioengineering Design 1 & 2, is a mentored opportunity for the student to synthesize and extend skills and knowledge acquired during the undergraduate education experience in design (or redesign) of a biomedical product or equivalent. Students are exposed to key facets of the medical product design process and the unique regulatory requirements for biomedical products. Student teams select a design project, conduct a market/reimbursement analysis, apply design process methodology, maintain a design history file, and create a prototype product.
Prerequisites: BIOENG 1220 & BIOENG 1320
Course Objectives: Students will be able to apply appropriate product design-related procedures and tools, maintain design history files, conduct preliminary market/reimbursement studies, and address regulatory affairs in developing a prototype biomedical product or equivalent.
Schedule: Class meets once a week for 3 hours.