Feb 19, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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MTLE 6670 - Biology in Materials Science

This course will cover the basic principles of biology in the context of materials science as well as emerging and cutting applications of biomaterials science. Topics will include: fundamentals of biological self assembly and hierarchical structures; examination of structure-property relationships in naturally occurring biopolymers, foams, and ceramic composites; biomimetic design and synthesis of novel materials at the molecular and nanoscale levels. Students will gain a deeper appreciation of the impact of biological principles on current topics in materials science.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ENGR 1600.


When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: MTLE 4470.

Credit Hours: 3

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