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Full List of Focus Area Courses (Fall 2018 and later)

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NOTE posted 7/24/2018: The focus area course list below was revised by the BE faculty for Fall 2018. Details on BE program policy for focus area courses are in Home > Focus Areas; scroll down to the Notes section. Please direct any questions  to Prof. Jean Hunter, jbh5@cornell.edu .

Courses in Focus Area 1: Molecular and Cellular Systems

•    BEE 4150/6150 – Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
•    BEE 4550/6550 – Biologically Inspired Microsystems Engineering
•    BEE 4600 – Deterministic and Stochastic Modeling in Biological Engineering
•    BEE 4640 – Bioseparation Processes
•    BEE 5330 – Engineering Professionalism
•    BME 3010 – Cellular Principles of Biomedical Engineering
•    BME 3020 – Molecular Principles of Biomedical Engineering
•    BME 4010 – Biomedical Engineering Analysis of Metabolic and Structural Systems
•    BME 4910 – Principles of Neurophysiology
•    BME 6110 – Stem Cell Bioengineering
•    BME 6120 – Precision and Genomic Medicine
•    BME 6180 – Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
•    CEE 6580 – Biodegradation and Biocatalysis
•    CHEME 5430 – Bioprocess Engineering
•    MAE 6630 – Immuno-engineering

Courses in Focus Area 2: Ecological and Microbial Systems

•    BEE 4150/6150 – Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
•    BEE 4870 –  Sustainable Bioenergy Systems
•    BEE 5330 – Engineering Professionalism
•    BEE 6430 – Veterinary Perspectives on Pathogen Control in Animal Manure
•    BEE 6640 – Sustainable Bioenergy Production in Marginal Lands of New York and the Northeast
•    BEE 6740 – Ecohydrology
•    CEE 6570 – Biological Processes
•    CEE 6580 –  Biodegradation and Biocatalysis
•    CHEME 5430 –  Bioprocess Engineering

Courses in Focus Area 3: Nanobiotechnology

•    AEP 6620 – Micro/Nano-Fabrication and Processing
•    AEP 6630 – Nanobiotechnology (BME 6670, MSE 5630)
•    BEE 4150/6150 – Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
•    BEE 4550/6550 – Biologically Inspired Microsystems Engineering
•    BEE 5330 – Engineering Professionalism
•    BME 6260 – Optical Microscopy and Fluorescence Methods for Research
•    CHEME 4840 – Microchemical and Microfludic Systems
•    ECE 4320 – Integrated Micro Sensors and Actuators (MAE 4320)
•    ECE 4360 – Nanofabrication and Characterization of Electronics (MSE 5410)
•    MAE 6240 – Physics of Micro and Nanoscale Fluid Mechanics (CHEME 6240)

Courses in Focus Area 4: Computational Biological Engineering

•    BEE 4150/6150 – Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
•    BEE 4530 – Computer-Aided Engineering: Applications to Biomedical Processes (MAE 4530)
•    BEE 4570 – Biorobotics
•    BEE 5330 – Engineering Professionalism
•    BME 3300 – Introduction to Computational Neuroscience (BIONB 3300)
•    BME 3410 – Systems Mechanobiology
•    BME 5310 – Machine Learning with Biomedical Data (ECE 5970)
•    CHEME 6800 – Computational Optimization (SYSEN 6800)
•    CS 4220 – Numerical Analysis: Linear and Nonlinear Problems
•    CS 5306 – Crowdsourcing and Human Computation
•    CS 4700 – Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
•    CS 4701 – Practicum in Artificial Intelligence
•    CS 4775 – Computational Genetics and Genomics (BTRY 4840/6840)
•    CS 4780 – Machine Learning for Intelligent Systems
•    CS 4786 – Machine Learning for Data Science
•    CS 4820 – Introduction to Analysis of Algorithms
•    CS 4850 – Mathematical Foundations for the Information Age
•    ECE 3250 – Mathematics of Signal and System Analysis
•    ECE 4271 – Evolutionary Processes, Evolutionary Algorithms and Game Theory
•    MAE 4700 – Finite Element Analysis for Mechanical and Aerospace Design
•    ORIE 3300 – Optimization I
•    ORIE 3800 – Information Systems and Analysis
•    ORIE 4350 – Introduction to Game Theory
•    ORIE 4580 – Simulation Modeling and Analysis
•    ORIE 4740 – Statistical Data Mining I
•    ORIE 4741 – Learning with Big Messy Data
•    ORIE 4820 – Spreadsheet-Based Modeling and Data Analysis
•    SYSEN 5100 – Model Based Systems Engineering
•    SYSEN 5220 – System Dynamics
•    SYSEN 5740 – Design Thinking for Complex Systems

Courses in Focus Area 5: Synthetic Biology

•    BEE 4150/6150 – Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
•    BEE 4550/6550 – Biologically Inspired Microsystems Engineering
•    BEE 5330 – Engineering Professionalism
•    BME 3110 – Cellular Systems Biology
•    BME 6130 – Engineering the Microbiome
•    CHEME 5440 – Systems Biology in Biotechnology and Medicine (CHEME 7770)

Courses in Focus Area 6: Biomaterials

•    BEE 4150/6150 – Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
•    BEE 5330 – Engineering Professionalism
•    BEE 6400 – Advanced Topics in Biomaterials
•    BME 5390 – Biomedical Materials and Devices for Human Body Repair
•    BME 5830 – Cell Biomaterial Interactions
•    BME 5850 – Current Practices in Tissue Engineering
•    BME 6210 – Engineering Principles for Drug Delivery (CHEME 6310)
•    CHEME 6400 – Polymeric Materials
•    MAE 6630 – Immuno-engineering
•    MSE 4610 – Biomedical Materials and Their Applications
•    MSE 5210 – Properties of Solid Polymers
•    MSE 5230 – Physics of Soft Materials
•    MSE 5620 – Biomineralization: The Formation and Properties of Inorganic Biomaterials (BME 5620)

Courses in Focus Area 7: Sustainability

•    BEE 3299 – Sustainable Development
•    BEE 3710 – Physical Hydrology for Ecosystems
•    BEE 4010 – Renewable Energy Systems
•    BEE 4150/6150 – Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice
•    BEE 4270 – Water Measurement and Analysis Methods (no longer offered as of Fall 2018)
•    BEE 4110/6110 – Hydrologic Engineering in a Changing Climate (previously BEE 4300)
•    BEE 4310/6310 – Multivariate Statistics for Environmental Applications (previously BEE 6300)
•    BEE 4350 – Principles of Aquaculture
•    BEE 4710 – Introduction to Groundwater
•    BEE 4730 – Watershed Engineering
•    BEE 4750 – Environmental Systems Analysis
•    BEE 4760 – Solid Waste Engineering
•    BEE 4800 – Our Changing Atmosphere
•    BEE 4870 – Sustainable Bioenergy Systems
•    BEE 4880/6880 – Applied Modeling and Simulation for Renewable Energy Systems
•    BEE 4890 – Entrepreneurial Management for Engineers
•    BEE 5330 – Engineering Professionalism
•    BEE 6940 – Systems and Synthetic Biology for Sustainable Energy
•    CHEME 4880 – Global Food, Energy and Water Nexus – Engage the US, China and India for Sustainability
•    CHEME 6660 – Analysis of Sustainable Energy Systems
•    CHEME 66XX – Modules for CHEME 6660
•    MAE 5010 – Future Energy Systems

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