ENGN4820 - BioMEMS and BioNEMS

ENGN4820 - BioMEMS and BioNEMS

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline. tick
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline. tick
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline. tick
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline. tick

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects. tick

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability. tick
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains. tick
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
3.4 Professional use and management of information. tick
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct. tick
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership. tick

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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1Understand the fundamental working principle of bio-molecule sensing; have the basic idea of the conventional bio-molecule sensors tick tick tick tick tick
2Be able to use point fabrication procedures into practical process integration and use electrical measurements for MEMS mechanical structure characterisation tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
3Be able to understand the working principle of biosensors based on MEMS and micro-fludics; be able to estimate limitation of their sensitivities tick tick tick tick tick tick
4Quantitatively understand the fabrication of microfluidic devices, surface functionalization and limitation of surface micromachining tick tick tick tick tick tick
5Understand the merits of lab-on-chip devices based on MEMS and know the current challenge of bio-sensing tick tick tick tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

1

Assignments?

2

Laboratory

3

Mid-Semester Exam

4

Project

5

Final Exam

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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5

1Understand the fundamental working principle of bio-molecule sensing; have the basic idea of the conventional bio-molecule sensors tick tick tick
2Be able to use point fabrication procedures into practical process integration and use electrical measurements for MEMS mechanical structure characterisation tick tick tick
3Be able to understand the working principle of biosensors based on MEMS and micro-fludics; be able to estimate limitation of their sensitivities tick tick tick
4Quantitatively understand the fabrication of microfluidic devices, surface functionalization and limitation of surface micromachining tick tick tick
5Understand the merits of lab-on-chip devices based on MEMS and know the current challenge of bio-sensing tick tick tick

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