About Course

Semester:    Fall 2017
Instructor:    Prof. Mehdi Fardmanesh
Office:    Room# 603   Electrical Engineering
Phone:    x5920
Office Hours:    Sundays 9:30 - 10:20 / Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:20
Assistants:    Zohre Azizi, Erfan Aasi, Hamed Araghi
Course Sched.:
Sundays   10:30 - 11:50     Room # Bargh- 201
Tuesdays 10:30 - 11:50     Room # Bargh- 201
Grading (Tenative):
Homeworks & Quizzes:     12%
Midterm:                               36%
Final Exam:                           40%
Seminar/Project:                 12%

References

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  1. Biosensors, by Elizabeth A. H. Hall, 1990
  2. Cell-Based Biosensors: Principles and Applications, By Ping Wang & Qingjun Liu, 2010
  3. Biosensors: An introduction, By Brian R. Eggins, R. Wiley, 1996
  4. Biosensors, By Tran Minh Canh, Chapman & Hall 1993
  5. Chemical sensors and biosensors, by Brian R. Eggins, John Wiley , 2002
  6. Medical Instrumentation Application and Design, 4th Ed, by John G. Webster, Wiley, 2011
  7. Handbook of Modern Sensors - Physics, Designs, and Applications, 3rd Edition, By Jacob Fraden, Springer 2003

Course Outline

  1. Biosensors, Signals, and Systems
  2. Units of Measurements
  3. Biosensor Characteristics & principles
  4. Biosensor Classification (Physical Biodetection: Electrochemical detection (Potentiometric & Amperometric), Thermometric detection, Piezoelectric detection, Photometeric)
  5. Physical Principles of Sensing
  6. Amperometric Biosensors
  7. Potentiometric-type Biosensors
  8. Cell based Biosensors
  9. Semiconductor Electrodes
  10. Optical Components of Biosensor and Evolving Optical sensors
  11. Review of functional classification of detectors (Occupancy and Motion Detectors, Pressure Sensors, Flow Sensors, Acoustic Sensors, Humidity and Moisture Sensors, Light Sensors, Temperature Sensors, Chemical Sensors)
  12. Biosensor Materials and Technologies.

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