Fall 2013
ENGN 1490: Biomaterials
Biomaterials science, the study of the application of materials to problems in biology and medicine, is characterized by medical needs,
basic research, and advanced technological development. Topics covered in this course include materials used in bone and joint replacement,
the cardiovascular system, artificial organs, skin and nerve regeneration, implantable electrodes and electronic devices, drug delivery,
and ophthalmology.
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Spring 2014
ENGN 1110: Transport and Biotransport Processes
Students in this course will develop a fundamental understanding of mass transport in chemical and biological systems. The course includes:
mechanisms of transport, biochemical interactions and separations, mass transport in reacting systems, absorption, membrane and transvascular
transport, electrophoretic separations, pharmacokinetics and drug transport, equilibrium stage processes, distillation and extraction. Other
features of the course include: design concepts, modern experimental and computing techniques, and laboratory exercises.
Course Syllabus

Lab News and Events

March 20, 2014
Professor Shukla presents in the University of Rhode Island Amgen Seminar Series in Chemical Engineering
URI Seminar Series

January 2014
Professor Shukla awarded Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Award
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Center for Biomedical Engineering, Brown University
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School of Engineering, Brown University
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Institute for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovation
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