Description: This course will introduce students to the breadth of biomolecular and bioinorganic materials found in Nature and manufactured in the laboratory, and is accessible to students with backgrounds in physics, chemistry, engineering or biology. This course will cover the molecular synthesis, characterization, physical properties, mimicry and application of many different biomaterials, such as the magnetic, optical, and structural materials found in Nature. This course is intended to introduce students to a wide-variety of topics and approaches in biomaterials science- and their applications in technology development. Both inorganic and organic materials will be discussed. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2021
Prerequisite: Graduate Status