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ECEĀ 486. Biosensing Technology. 3 Credits.

Biosensors are defined as analytical devices incorporating a biological material, a biologically derived material or a biomimic associated with or integrated within a physicochemical transducer or transducing microsystem, which may be optical, electrochemical, thermometric, piezoelectric, magnetic or micromechanical. This course provides instruction in the basic science and engineering concepts required to understand the design and application of biosensors. This module serves as an introduction to some of the biosensors and measurement techniques. Prereq: Senior standing. {Also available for graduate credit - see ECE 686.}.