Checking date: 20/06/2022


Course: 2022/2023

Advanced biomaterials and biofabrication techniques
(18323)
Study: Bachelor in Engineering Physics (363)


Coordinating teacher: VELASCO BAYON, DIEGO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Biomaterials: Principles, types and properties 2. Biomaterials biocompatibility: cell-material interaction 3. Biomaterials Implantation and interaction with the human body 4. Biomaterials for tissular engineering and regenerative medicine 5. micro/nano biomaterials design: microfabrication, modification and functionalization 6. Biomaterials design for 3D printing 7. Biosensors 8. Nanotechnology and system for controlled delivery of drugs, proteins and genes 9. Biomaterials for devices "lab-on-a-chip" and ¿tissue/organ/body-on-a-chip
Learning activities and methodology
AF1. THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL CLASSES. Knowledge and concepts students mustacquire. Receive course notes and will have basic reference texts.Students partake in exercises to resolve practical problems AF2. TUTORING SESSIONS. Individualized attendance (individual tutoring) or in-group (group tutoring) for students with a teacher.Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/ 100% on- site attendance. AF3. STUDENT INDIVIDUAL WORK OR GROUP WORK.Subjects with 6 credits have 98 hours/0% on-site. AF8. WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORY SESSIONS. Subjects with 3 credits have 4 hours with 100% on-site instruction. Subjects with 6 credits have 8 hours/100% on-site instruction. AF9. FINAL EXAM. Global assessment of knowledge, skills and capacities acquired throughout the course. It entails 4 hours/100% on-site AF8. WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORY SESSIONS. Subjects with 3 credits have 4 hours with 100% on-site instruction. Subjects with 6 credits have 8 hours/100% on-site instruction. MD1. THEORY CLASS. Classroom presentations by the teacher with IT and audiovisual support in which the subject`s main concepts are developed, while providing material and bibliography to complement student learning MD2. PRACTICAL CLASS. Resolution of practical cases and problem, posed by the teacher, and carried out individually or in a group MD3. TUTORING SESSIONS. Individualized attendance (individual tutoring sessions) or in-group (group tutoring sessions) for students with teacher as tutor. Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/100% on-site. MD6. LABORATORY PRACTICAL SESSIONS. Applied/experimental learning/teaching in workshops and laboratories under the tutor's supervision.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 25
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 75
Calendar of Continuous assessment

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.