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Full List of Focus Area Courses (Spring 2018 and earlier)

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NOTE posted 11/28/2017: The focus area course list is currently under revision by the BE faculty with an updated list intended for release at the beginning of the Spring 2018 semester. Some courses may be dropped from the list, but will still be counted as focus area courses in student programs if completed by the end of the Spring 2018 semester. Please direct questions and nominations for suitable courses to Prof. Jean Hunter, jbh5@cornell.edu

Courses in Focus Area 1: Molecular and Cellular Systems

•    BEE 4550 – Biologically Inspired Microsystems Engineering
•    BEE 4640 – Bioseparation Processes
•    BEE 7600 – Nucleic Acid Engineering
•    CHEME 4010 – Molecular Principles of Biomedical Engineering
•    CHEME 4020 – Cellular Principles of Biomedical Engineering

Courses in Focus Area 2: Ecological and Microbial Systems

•    BEE 3299 – Sustainable Development
•    BEE 3710 – Physical Hydrology for Ecosystems
•    BEE 4270 – Water Measurement and Analysis Methods
•    BEE 4730 – Watershed Engineering
•    BEE 4750 – Environmental Systems Analysis
•    BEE 4760 – Solid Waste Engineering
•    BEE 4870 –  Sustainable Bioenergy Systems

Courses in Focus Area 3: Nanobiotechnology

•    BEE 4550 – Biologically Inspired Microsystems Engineering
•    BEE 7600 – Nucleic Acid Engineering
•    CHEME 5940 – Biomolecular Engineering Logic and Design
•    ECE 4070 – Physics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures
•    ECE 5320 – Nano-Optics
•    ECE 5350 – Semiconductor Physics
•    MAE 5240 – Physics of Micro and Nanoscale Fluid Mechanics
•    MSE 5630 – Nanobiotechnology
•    MSE 5890 – Colloids and Colloid Assemblies for Advanced Materials Applications

Courses in Focus Area 4: Systems and Computational Biology

•    BEE 4530 – Computer-Aided Engineering: Applications to Biomedical Processes
•    BME 3300 – Introduction to Computational Neuroscience
•    BME 5400 – Biomedical Computation
•    CHEME 5940 – Biomolecular Engineering Logic and Design
•    CS 4220: Numerical Analysis: Linear and Nonlinear Problems
•    CS 4820 – Introduction to Analysis of Algorithms
•    ECE 3530 – Introduction to Systems and Synthetic Biology
•    ECE 3200 – Networks and Systems
•    MAE 3260 – System Dynamics
•    ORIE 4350 – Introduction to Game Theory
•    ORIE 4580 – Simulation Modeling and Analysis
•    SYSEN 5100 Applied Systems Engineering

Courses in Focus Area 5: Synthetic Biology

•    BEE 4550 – Biologically Inspired Microsystems Engineering
•    CHEME 5430 – Bioprocess Engineering
•    CHEME 5940 – Biomolecular Engineering Logic and Design
•    ECE 3530 – Introduction to Systems and Synthetic Biology

Courses in Focus Area 6: Biomaterials

•    BEE 4530 – Computer-Aided Engineering: Applications to Biomedical Processes
•    BEE 4810 – LRFD-Based Engineering of Wood Structures (CEE 4810/CEE 6075)
•    BME 5200 – Fundamentals of Biomaterials in Science and Engineering
•    BME 5390 – Biomedical Materials and Devices for Human Body Repair
•    BME 5710 – Analytical Techniques for Material Science
•    MSE 4610 – Biomedical Materials and Their Applications
•    MSE 5130 – Mechanobiology of Materials and Cells
•    MSE 5620 – Biomineralization: The Formation and Properties of Inorganic Biomaterials

Courses in Focus Area 7: Sustainability

•    BEE 3299 – Sustainable Development
•    BEE 4010 – Renewable Energy Systems
•    BEE 4350 – Principles of Aquaculture
•    BEE 4740 – Water and Landscape Engineering Applications
•    BEE 4760 – Solid Waste Engineering
•    BEE 4810 – LRFD-Based Engineering of Wood Structures (CEE 4810/CEE 6075)
•    BEE 4870 – Sustainable Bioenergy Systems
•    BEE 4880 – Applied Modeling and Simulation for Renewable Energy Systems
•    BEE 7540 – Water Management in an Era of Growing Water Scarcity

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