Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering

Courses

Undergraduate

Biomedical Engineering

  • BME 1110 Fundamentals of BIE Engineering

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduction to the disciplines of Biomedical, Industrial & Systems and Human Factors Engineering. Provides an overview of how engineers design, develop, implement, and improve integrated systems that include people, materials, information, equipment, and energy.

  • BME 1110L Fundamentals of BIE Engineering Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 1110.

  • BME 1550 Adaptive Computer Technology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Presented for physically impaired students for the purpose of familiarizing them with adaptive computer usage. It is structured to teach necessary skills related to each student's rehabilitative needs.

  • BME 1950 Undergraduate Research in Biomedical Engineering I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Undergraduate research in biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

  • BME 1980 Undergraduate Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Undergraduate special topics in biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

  • BME 1990 Undergraduate Independent Studies in Biomedical Engineering I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Undergraduate independent studies in biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

  • BME 3211 Human Biomechanics I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Biostatic considerations, human systems and mechanics.

  • BME 3211R Human Biomechanics I Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for BME 3211.

  • BME 3212 Human Biomechanics II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Linear and angular kinematics and kinetics applied to human performance. Other topics include human systems analysis with work-energy methods and injury biomechanics utilizing impulse-momentum methods.

  • BME 3511 Bioelectronics I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Electronic theory applied to biomedical / human systems (physiological measurements, medical devices, prosthetics, medical imaging). Passive components, voltage/current sources, switches/relays. Circuit/network analysis using law/theorems (Ohm, Joules, Kirchhoff, Thevenin/Norton).

  • BME 3511L Bioelectronics I Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 3511.

  • BME 3512 Bioelectronics II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Modern electronic devices/circuits applied to human systems / biomedical applications, instrumentation, data collection. Reactive components, filters, semiconductors, op-amps, digital logic circuits in biomedical applications and devices.

  • BME 3512L Bioelectronics II Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 3512.

  • BME 3520 Microcomputers for Biomedical Engineering

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles, hardware structure, and programming techniques of microprocessors, microcomputers and microcontrollers. Applications of microcomputers and microcontrollers in health care, rehabilitation and medical research.

  • BME 3520L Microcomputers for Biomedical Engineering Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 3520.

  • BME 3530 Biomedical Signals and Systems

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Concept and theory of signals and systems applied to biomedical engineering. Topics include continuous-time periodic and non-periodic signals; linear time-invariant system; Fourier transform and Laplace transform. Discrete signals and discrete Fourier transform.

  • BME 3540 Introduction to Computation for BME

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Digital computer applications in biomedical related fields. Use of Matlab to solve biomedical problems and display the results.

  • BME 3540L Biomedical Computation Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 3540.

  • BME 4350 Computational Neuroergonomics and Healthcare Applications

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles and application of computational methods and technologies to neuroergonomics and neuroengineering; analysis of applications related to brain-system interface and augmented sensory perception; articulation of various methods of non-invasive neuroscience measurements.

  • BME 4410 Biothermodynamics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of first and second laws of thermodynamics to human, physiological and biological systems.

  • BME 4421 Biotransport

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Derivation and application of engineering principles to flow properties of biological and other fluids; conservation equations applied to control volumes in the body as well as extracorporeal devices; principles of heat and mass transfer to similar control volumes, using basic laws and empirical

  • BME 4422 Advanced Biotransport and Artificial Internal Organs

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to transport processes vital to the design of medical devices for artificial intervention into living systems. Topics include pulmonary gas transport, mathematical modeling of pharmacokinetic systems, membrane transport, tissue engineering and bioartificial organ design.

  • BME 4422L Advanced Biotransport and Artificial Internal Organs Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 4422.

  • BME 4430 Engineering Biophysics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of mathematics and engineering techniques toward describing biophysical systems. Topics include cellular transport, electrical properties of membranes, and biophysics of muscle contraction.

  • BME 4440 Biomaterials

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lecture
    Lab

    Application of materials in different biomedical fields. Design and analyses.

  • BME 4440L Biomaterials Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 4440.

  • BME 4441 Biofluid Mechanics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Derivation and use of the basic conservation laws underlying the fluid mechanical behavior of the cardiopulmonary system. Includes applications to the flows of blood, pulmonary air, and extra-corporeal fluids.

  • BME 4442 Biomedical Heat and Mass Transfer

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to transport phenomena in biomedical engineering and physiological systems.

  • BME 4443 Biotransport and Artificial Organs

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to transport processes vital to the design of medical devices for artificial intervention into living systems. Topics include circulatory system dynamics, mathematical modeling of physiological systems, membrane transport, and biological/artificial organ design.

  • BME 4443L Biotransport and Artificial Organs Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 4443.

  • BME 4520L Microprocessors for Biomedical Engineering Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 4520.

  • BME 4550 Bioinstrumentation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Various electrodes, transducers, chemical sensors, special circuits, devices and methods for measuring biological signals and variables; therapeutic and prosthetic devices; electrical safety.

  • BME 4550L Bioinstrumentation Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 4550.

  • BME 4610 Clinical Engineering in the Developing World

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Students will be exposed to the culture of a developing country; learn how to live and interact with the local people; gain an appreciation for a culture different from their own and of the limited technical resources of educational and healthcare facilities in a developing country; learn how to

  • BME 4701 Medical Imaging

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of the various methods used in generating images in medicine. Basic principles of the image-forming process and the physical properties of the resultant image are discussed.

  • BME 4701L Medical Imaging Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 4701.

  • BME 4701R Medical Imaging Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Recitation

    A recitation section that focuses on problem solving skills that apply to medical imaging.

  • BME 4702 Advanced Medical Imaging

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Generation, effects, and detection of ionizing radiation and its application to plain radiographic imaging in medicine. Successful completion of this course entitles students to be registered users of radioactive isotopes and radiation-generating equipment.

  • BME 4702L Advanced Medical Imaging Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 4702.

  • BME 4703 Medical Imaging

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of the various methods used in generating images in medicine. Basic principles of the image-forming process and the physical properties of the resultant image are discussed.

  • BME 4703R Medical Imaging Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    A recitation section that focuses on problem solving skills that apply to medical imaging.

  • BME 4704 Advanced Medical Imaging

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Generation, effects, and detection of ionizing radiation and its application to plain radiographic imaging in medicine. Successful completion of this course entitles students to be registered users of radioactive isotopes and radiation-generating equipment.

  • BME 4704L Advanced Medical Imaging Lab

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Lab for BME 4704.

  • BME 4850 Six Sigma for Engineers

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the practical application of Six Sigma tools in production and service contexts. Includes videos and case studies of real-world applications.

  • BME 4910 Biomedical Engineering Design I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Segment one of the BME senior design sequence. Introduction to patents and engineering ethics included. Practicum results in the definition of the capstone design project to be completed in BME 4920. Integrated Writing course.

  • BME 4920 Biomedical Engineering Design II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Segment two of the BME senior design sequence. Practicum results in the final engineering design and completion of the design project. Integrated Writing course.

  • BME 4950 Undergraduate Research in Biomedical Engineering II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Undergraduate research in advanced biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

  • BME 4980 Undergraduate Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Undergraduate special topics in advanced biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

  • BME 4990 Undergraduate Independent Studies in Biomedical Engineering II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Undergraduate independent studies in advanced biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

Industrial & Systems Engineering

  • ISE 1110 Fundamentals of BIE

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduction to the disciplines of Biomedical, Industrial & Systems and Human Factors Engineering. Provides an overview of how engineers design, develop, implement, and improve integrated systems that include people, materials, information, equipment, and energy.

  • ISE 1110L Fundamentals of BIE Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for ISE 1110.

  • ISE 1950 Undergraduate Research in Industrial & Systems Engineering I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Undergraduate research in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Topics vary.

  • ISE 1980 Undergraduate Special Topics in Industrial & Systems Engineering I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Undergraduate special topics in industrial and systems engineering. Topics vary.

  • ISE 1990 Undergraduate Independent Studies in Industrial & Systems Engineering I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Undergraduate independent studies in Industrial and System Engineering. Topics vary.

  • ISE 2211 Statistics for Engineers

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of statistical techniques to engineering testing, development, and manufacturing.

  • ISE 3211 Human Biomechanics I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Biostatic considerations, human systems and mechanics.

  • ISE 3211R Human Biomechanics I Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for ISE 3211.

  • ISE 3212 Human Biomechanics II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Linear and angular kinematics and kinetics applied to human performance. Other topics include human systems analysis with work-energy methods and injury biomechanics utilizing impulse-momentum methods.

  • ISE 3221 Advanced Statistics for Engineers

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Continuation of ISE 2211 engineering statistics as applied to testing, development, and manufacturing and quality assurance.

  • ISE 3511 Bioelectronics I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Electronic theory applied to biomedical/human systems (physiological measurements, medical devices, prosthetics, medical imaging). Passive components, voltage/current sources, switches/relays. Circuit/network analysis using law/theorems (Ohm, Joules, Kirchhoff, Thevenin/Norton).

  • ISE 3511L Bioelectronics I Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required Laboratory for ISE 3511.

  • ISE 3512 Bioelectronics II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Modern electronic devices/circuits applied to human systems/biomedical applications, instrumentation, data collection. Reactive components, filters, semiconductors, op-amps, digital logic circuits in biomedical applications and devices.

  • ISE 3512L Bioelectronics II Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for ISE 3512.

  • ISE 3540 Introduction to Computation for ISE

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Digital computer applications in ISE related fields. Use of MatLab to solve ISE problems and display the results.

  • ISE 3540L Introduction to Computation for ISE Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for ISE 3540.

  • ISE 4300 Fundamentals of Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Analysis and design of human-machine interactions focusing on information processing. Topics include task analysis, human perception and performance, and interface design.

  • ISE 4310 Ergonomics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the application of ergonomic principles to the industrial environment. Includes ergonomic planning and implementation, the work environment, NIOSH work factors, work measurement and work-station and equipment design.

  • ISE 4320 Human-System Interaction and Usability Engineering

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theoretical paradigms in human-system interaction and their application to interface design. Advanced interface technologies, such as multimodel input/output, hypertext, and knowledge-based systems.

  • ISE 4330 Engineering in Occupational Safety and Health

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Discusses and demonstrates the role and responsibility of engineers in occupational safety and health related issues. Focuses on human factors engineering design principles as a proactive approach for controlling occupational injuries.

  • ISE 4350 Computational Neuroergonomics and Healthcare Applications

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles and application of computational methods and technologies to neuroergonomics and neuroengineering; analysis of applications related to brain-system interface and augmented sensory perception; articulation of various methods of non-invasive neuroscience measurements.

  • ISE 4400 Engineering Economy

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to analytical methods and techniques for optimizing the economic outcome of technical and managerial decisions. Includes time value of money, annual costs, present worth, future value, capitalized cost break-even analysis, and valuation and depreciation.

  • ISE 4410 Technology-Based Ventures

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Train students on methods to develop breakthrough products with an entrepreneurial perspective and managerial outlook. Topics include advanced product development, protecting intellectual property, fostering strategic and creative thinking, effectively leading technology-driven teams.

  • ISE 4420 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Seminars meet once a week. Guest lecturers from high-tech companies provide insight on entrepreneurship and innovation. Students gain an understanding of the associated challenges, as well as the resources available within the community.

  • ISE 4510 Computer Applications in ISE

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Design and implement ISE-focused decision support systems built on existing computational modules. Includes applications of operations research methods and discrete event simulation in decision support roles.

  • ISE 4510L Computer Applications in ISE Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for ISE 4510.

  • ISE 4711 Optimization Methods

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introductory course on deterministic models in operation research and their applications in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Students will formulate appropriate models, and obtain and interpret results in the context of ISE problems.

  • ISE 4711L Optimization Methods Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for ISE 4711.

  • ISE 4712 Simulation and Stochastic Models

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Study of quantitative techniques to analyze and predict systems performance. Topics include queuing models, system simulation, model validation, data collection, quantitative analysis of system performance, and system design evaluation.

  • ISE 4712L Simulation and Stochastic Models Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for ISE 4712.

  • ISE 4810 Production and Service Systems

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores quantitative techniques as applied to planning and control of systems in production and service industries. Applications include inventory control, scheduling, waiting time & variability management and production/workforce planning.

  • ISE 4820 Supply Chain Analysis and Design

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides fundamental understanding of supply chain systems and their structure. Techniques for analysis and design of the components and interactions including forecasting, inventory, warehouse operations & location, transportation and contemporary issues.

  • ISE 4850 Six Sigma for Engineers

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the practical application of Six Sigma tools in production and service contexts. Includes videos and case studies of real world applications.

  • ISE 4910 Industrial and Systems Engineering Design I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Segment one of the ISE senior design sequence. Introduction to patents and engineering ethics included. Practicum results in the definition of the capstone design project to be completed in ISE 4920. Integrated Writing course.

  • ISE 4920 Industrial Systems Design Engineering Design II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Segment two of the ISE senior design sequence. Practicum results in the final engineering design and completion of the design project. Integrated Writing course.

  • ISE 4950 Undergraduate Research in Industrial & Systems Engineering II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Undergraduate research in advanced Industrial and Systems Engineering. Topics vary.

  • ISE 4980 Undergraduate Special Topics in Industrial & Systems Engineering II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Undergraduate independent studies in advanced Industrial and Systems Engineering. Topics vary.

  • ISE 4990 Undergraduate Independent Studies in Industrial & Systems Engineering II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Undergraduate independent studies in advanced Industrial and Systems Engineering. Topics vary.

Graduate

Biomedical Engineering

  • BME 5520 Microcomputers for Biomedical Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles, hardware structure, and programming techniques of microprocessors, microcomputers and microcontrollers.

  • BME 5520L Microprocessors for Biomedical Engineering Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 5520.

  • BME 5530 Biomedical Signals and Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Concept and theory of signals and systems applied to biomedical engineering. Topics include continuous-time periodic and non-periodic signals; linear time-invariant system; Fourier transform and Laplace transform.

  • BME 6010 Ethics in Engineering Research and Practice

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduce new engineering graduate students to ethics of engineering, scientific research, and technical writing. Additional topics include active reading, active listening, effective presentation, faculty-advisor relationships and the thesis/dissertation process.

  • BME 6310 Ergonomics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the application of ergonomic principles to the industrial environment.

  • BME 6350 Computational Neuroergonomics and Healthcare Applications

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles and application of computational methods and technologies to neuroergonomics and neuroengineering; analysis of applications related to brain-system interface and augmented sensory perception; articulation of various methods of non-invasive neuroscience measurements.

  • BME 6410 Biothermodynamics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will be able to apply first and second laws, along with constitutive equations for simple fluids to problems involving human systems,and human physiology/ biology. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level BME 3211 Minimum Grade of D

  • BME 6421 Biotransport

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will be able to apply engineering principles to solve transport problems in biomedical engineering, in the body as well as extracorporeal devices.

  • BME 6430 Engineering Biophysics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of mathematical and engineering techniques toward describing biophysical systems. Topics include cellular transport, electrical properties of membranes, and biophysics of muscle contraction.

  • BME 6440 Biomaterials

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of materials in different biomedical fields. Design and analyses.

  • BME 6440L Biomaterials Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 6440.

  • BME 6441 Biofluid Mechanics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will gain a better understanding of the behavior of fluids as encountered in everyday life, general engineering and biomedical engineering applications.

  • BME 6442 Biomedical Heat and Mass Transfer

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will gain a better understanding of the principles of heat and mass transfer as encountered in everyday life, general engineering and biomedical engineering applications.

  • BME 6443 Biotransport and Artificial Organs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students use the basic laws of mass, momentum and energy conservation in biomedical engineering applications.

  • BME 6443L Biotransport and Artificial Organs Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 6443.

  • BME 6550 Bioinstrumentation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Various electrodes, transducers, chemical sensors, special circuits, devices and methods for measuring biological signals and variables; therapeutic and prosthetic devices; electrical safety. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ANT 3120 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate

  • BME 6550L Bioinstrumentation Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 6550.

  • BME 6610 Clinical Engineering in the Developing World

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Students will be exposed to the culture of a developing country; learn how to live and interact with the local people; gain an appreciation for a culture different from their own and of the limited technical resources of educational and healthcare facilities in a developing country; learn how to

  • BME 6701 Medical Imaging

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of the various methods used in generating images in medicine. Basic principles of the image-forming process and the physical properties of the resultant image are discussed.

  • BME 6701R Medical Imaging Recitation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for BME 6701.

  • BME 6702 Advanced Medical Imaging

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Generation, effects, and detection of ionizing radiation and its application to plain radiographic imaging in medicine.

  • BME 6702L Advanced Medical Imaging Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 6702.

  • BME 6703 Medical Imaging

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of the various methods used in generating images in medicine. Basic principles of the image-forming process and the physical properties of the resultant image are discussed.

  • BME 6703R Medical Imaging Recitation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for BME 6703.

  • BME 6704 Advanced Medical Imaging

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Generation, effects, and detection of ionizing radiation and its application to plain radiographic imaging in medicine. Successful completion of this course entitles students to be registered users of radioactive isotopes and radiation-generating equipment.

  • BME 6704L Advanced Medical Imaging Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 6704.

  • BME 6710 Optical Imaging

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Biophotonics and optical imaging concepts.

  • BME 6850 Six Sigma for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practical application of Six Sigma tools in production and service contexts. Includes videos and case studies of real world applications. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level IHE 6120 Minimum Grade of D

  • BME 6980 Graduate Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate special topics in advanced biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

  • BME 6990 Graduate Independent Studies in Biomedical Engineering I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Graduate independent studies in advanced biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

  • BME 7110 Biomedical Signals

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of various techniques for the analysis and processing of biomedical signals.

  • BME 7112 Processing of Medical Images

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Digital image processing and its application to medical images.

  • BME 7113 Medical Image Analysis and Visualization

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Topics of 2-D and 3-D image segmentation and registration; 2-D and 3-D feature selection; validation methods; and visualization techniques for volumetric medical images are covered. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level BME 7112 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level CEG 4500 M

  • BME 7131 Medical Ultrasonics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamentals of medical ultrasonics: ultrasound generation, propagation, scattering, and attenuation in biological tissue.

  • BME 7132 Computed Tomography

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of generating images from projections. Discussion of specific problems like beam hardening, scatter, metal artefacts, etc..

  • BME 7133 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of imaging and spectroscopy of nuclear magnetic resonance in their applications to medicine.

  • BME 7135 Photon Emission Imaging

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of imaging procedures based on radioactive isotopes. Topics include radioactive isotopes, gamma camera physics, single-photon-emission tomography, and positron-emission tomography.

  • BME 7136 Instrumentation for Radiation Measurement

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theoretical and practical consideration of radiation detectors and associated instrumentation, with focus on measurement of gamma radiation in the diagnostic energy range.

  • BME 7136L Instrumentation for Radiation Measurement Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laborator for BME 7136.

  • BME 7140 Biomedical Optics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Quantitative biomedical optics, principles and applications of light propagation in biological tissues; optical imaging contrasts, light transport models including photon diffusion in living tissue; optical devices for light-based diagnostics for cancer detection, brain function monitoring; light

  • BME 7210 Orthopaedic and Prosthetic Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The course enables the student to use engineering techniques in orthopaedic and prosthetic applications.

  • BME 7220 Experimental Orthopaedic Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The course prepares the students to learn design aspects used in orthopaedic devices. It introduces the learner the components and designs of total joint replacement implants and fixation methods. Students research FDA application categories for various types of devices.

  • BME 7310 Advanced Ergonomics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Design of workstations and hand-tools using physiology and biomechanics approach. Ergonomic analysis of assembly, machining and manual material handling operations.

  • BME 7315 Ergonomic Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced applications from a variety of bioengineering subfields are identified and defined with respect to their importance in the practice of human factors engineering.

  • BME 7330 Neuromuscular Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Teaches the design and application of neuromuscular assistive devices. Emphasizes biomathematics modeling and control theory.

  • BME 7331 Quantitative Workload Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physiological and mathematical methods needed to accomplish a workload analysis as requisite to a system design or a redesign of an ergonomic system.

  • BME 7335 Ergonomic Biodynamics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Covers quantitative assessment of human motions. Mathematical descriptions include anthropometry, kinematics, kinetics and energetics. The methods of kinesiology, biomechanical modeling and electromyography are emphasized.

  • BME 7350 Human Control Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Modeling, design and analysis of the physiological and cognitive performance of the human operator. Human-environmental interactions are characterized as biothermal control systems. Human-technological interactions are characterized as informative control systems.

  • BME 7370 Medical Devices

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    For students who are interested in acquiring a broad-based knowledge in the human factors of medical instrumentation and devices. Approaches the design and implementation of medical technology from the perspective of patient safety and product usability.

  • BME 7371 Failure Analysis of Medical Devices

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Failure modes of medical devices. Common medical devices such as total joint replacement implants, fixation plates and screws, intermedullary nails, pace makers, other implantable products.

  • BME 7380 From Neurons to Behavior in Health and Disease

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The course presents the stretch reflex as an example of a neural circuit and how it mediates movement. Discussion of the neuronal components that form the stretch reflex circuit and how electrical signals are generated and processed in this circuit under normal and pathological conditions.

  • BME 7411 Rehabilitation Engineering Design I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of knowledge and experience in the rehabilitation engineering design, research and development process. Includes navigating funding issues.

  • BME 7411P Rehabilitation Engineering Design I Practicum

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Required practicum for BME 7411.

  • BME 7412 Rehabilitation Engineering Design II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Continuation of BME 7411. Application of knowledge and experience in the rehabilitation engineering design, research and development process. Includes navigating funding issues.

  • BME 7412P Rehabilitation Engineering Design II Practicum

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Required practicum for BME 7412.

  • BME 7421 Rehabilitation Engineering Systems I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces the complex structure of the rehabilitation engineering service delivery systems practiced in the United States. Covers basic disability areas, current laws, resources, and rehabilitation technology.

  • BME 7422 Rehabilitation Engineering Systems II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Design and application of assistive devices used in rehabilitation of people with disabilities in various systems. Provides an understanding of the problems faced by people with disabilities, and the variety of possible solutions to these problems.

  • BME 7450 Rehabilitation Engineering Service Delivery

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces rehabilitation engineering design principles. Includes practical design experiences in worksite modification, ergonomics, and accessibility evaluations. Provides experience in technical report writing and presentation.

  • BME 7461 Rehabilitation Engineering Computers I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces adaptive computer access hardware and software solutions for various disability populations in detail. Covers basic principles of programming with application to rehabilitation engineering. Lecture and lab are combined.

  • BME 7461L Rehabilitation Engineering Computers I Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for BME 7461.

  • BME 7462 Rehabilitation Engineering Computers II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Continuation of BME 7461. Focuses on development of computer application programs and assistive devices for people with disabilities.

  • BME 7480 Rehabilitation Engineering Introduction to Clinical Practice

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces clinical practices and interdisciplinary services provided to individuals with disabilities receiving services from various rehabilitation service delivery systems. Focuses on testing, evaluation, and training in multiple disability specialty areas.

  • BME 7490 Clinical Rehabilitation Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Engineering analysis and design are applied to rehabilitation tasks within a clinical setting. Provides training in rehabilitation engineering management of various disabilities.

  • BME 7521 Advanced Biotransport

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of advanced principles of transport phenomena, including the solution of the conservation equations of momentum and mass transfer to model biological systems; analysis of the physiological characteristics of biological systems and evaluation of their implication in biological transpor

  • BME 7530 Nanomedicine Fundamentals

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The purpose of this introductory course is to provide an overview of the distinctive features of nanotechnology and their application to bio-medical problems. The course contrasts macro/micro/nano to bring out the unique properties of nanotechnology in nanomedicine.

  • BME 7850 Lean Process Improvement for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the practical application of lean manufacturing and kaizen techniques in multiple environments. Includes case studies and team projects based on real world problems and solutions. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level IHE 6310 Minimum Grade of D

  • BME 7930 M.S. Non-Thesis Research in Biomedical Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    M.S. Non-Thesis Research in Biomedical Engineering

  • BME 7950 M.S. Thesis Research in Biomedical Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    M.S. Thesis Research in Biomedical Engineering

  • BME 7980 Graduate Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate special topics in advanced biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

  • BME 7990 Graduate Independent Studies in Biomedical Engineering II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Graduate independent studies in advanced biomedical engineering. Topics vary.

  • BME 8930 Ph.D. Non-Dissertation Research in Biomedical Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Ph.D. Non-Dissertation Research in Biomedical Engineering.

  • BME 8950 Ph.D. Dissertation Research in Biomedical Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Ph.D. Dissertation Research in Biomedical Engineering

Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

  • IHE 6010 Ethics in Engineering Research and Practice

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduce new engineering graduate students to ethics of engineering, scientific research, and technical writing. Additional topics include active reading, active listening, effective presentation, faculty-advisor relationships and the thesis/dissertation process.

  • IHE 6120 Probability for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presentation of probability concepts and techniques as applied to engineering applications. Introduces and applies probability distributions, measures of association, inferences on responses, and basic experimental design.

  • IHE 6130 Statistics for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focus on analysis techniques for multiple variables, including ANOVA and multiple regression, as applied to engineering testing, development, and manufacturing. Process analysis and improvement techniques presented along with tools for reliability analysis.

  • IHE 6300 Fundamentals of Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamentals of human factors engineering tools and processes as applied to systems development. Emphasis is placed on user-centered design principles. Material is presented through lectures and application-oriented projects.

  • IHE 6310 Ergonomics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the application of ergonomic principles to the industrial environment.

  • IHE 6320 Human-System Interaction and Usability Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    User-centered design and usability testing for product development with an emphasis on human-computer interfaces. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level IHE 6300 Minimum Grade of D

  • IHE 6330 Engineering in Occupational Safety and Health

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Discusses and demonstrates the role and responsibility of engineers in occupational safety and health related issues. Focuses on human factors engineering design principles as a proactive approach for controlling occupational injuries.

  • IHE 6350 Computational Neuroergonomics and Healthcare Applications

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles and application of computational methods and technologies to neuroergonomics and neuroengineering; analysis of applications related to brain-system interface and augmented sensory perception; articulation of various methods of non-invasive neuroscience measurements.

  • IHE 6400 Engineering Economy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to analytical methods and techniques for optimizing the economic outcome of technical and managerial decisions.

  • IHE 6410 Technology-Based Ventures

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Train students on methods to develop breakthrough products with an entrepreneurial perspective and managerial outlook. Topics include advanced product development, protecting intellectual property, fostering strategic and creative thinking, effectively leading technology-driven teams.

  • IHE 6420 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Seminars meet once a week. Guest lecturers from high-tech companies provide insight on entrepreneurship and innovation. Students gain an understanding of the associated challenges, as well as the resources available within the community.

  • IHE 6510 Computer Applications in IHE

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Design and implement IHE-focused decision support systems built on existing computational modules.

  • IHE 6510L Computer Applications in IHE Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for IHE 6510.

  • IHE 6711 Optimization Methods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introductory course on deterministic models in operation research and their applications in Industrial and Human Systems Engineering.

  • IHE 6711L Optimization Methods Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for IHE 6711.

  • IHE 6712 Simulation and Stochastic Models

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of quantitative techniques to analyze and predict systems performance.

  • IHE 6712L Simulation and Stochastic Models Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for IHE 6712.

  • IHE 6810 Production and Service Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores quantitative techniques as applied to planning and control of systems in production and service industries.

  • IHE 6820 Supply Chain Analysis and Design

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides fundamental understanding of supply chain systems and their structure.

  • IHE 6850 Six Sigma for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the practical application of Six Sigma tools in production and service contexts.

  • IHE 6980 Graduate Special Topics in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate special topics in advanced industrial and human factors engineering. Topics vary.

  • IHE 6990 Graduate Independent Studies in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Graduate independent studies in advanced industrial and human factors engineering. Topics vary.

  • IHE 7010 Understanding and Aiding Human Decision Making

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Methods, concepts, theories and practice of decision analysis and its role in providing decision-making assistance to human decision makers.

  • IHE 7300 Research Methods in HFE

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to research methods available to human factors engineers. Topics include experimental ethics, experimental methods, non-experimental methods, data analysis, and writing research papers.

  • IHE 7310 Advanced Ergonomics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Design of workstations and hand-tools using physiology and biomechanics approach. Ergonomic analysis of assembly, machining and manual material handling operations.

  • IHE 7315 Ergonomic Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced applications from a variety of bioengineering subfields are identified and defined with respect to their importance in the practice of human factors engineering.

  • IHE 7320 Human Factors in Virtual Environments

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Techniques for effectively incorporating human factors considerations in the design and development of virtual environments.

  • IHE 7331 Quantitative Workload Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physiological and mathematical methods needed to accomplish a workload analysis as a requisite to a system design or a redesign of an ergonomic system.

  • IHE 7335 Ergonomic Biodynamics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Covers quantitative assessment of human motions. Mathematical descriptions include anthropometry, kinematics, kinetics, and dynamics. The methods of kinesiology, biomechanical modeling, and electromyography are emphasized.

  • IHE 7340 Human Factors Methods in Mobile Computing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Human factors and user experience concepts related to mobile computing. Application of mobile computing to domains such as consumer electronics, education, healthcare, and military will be covered, as well as an overview of several industry practices.

  • IHE 7360 Cognitive Systems Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will acquire knowledge and experience that will aid them in developing quantitative means of modeling, analyzing, and predicting the performance of human-machine systems.

  • IHE 7370 Medical Devices

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    For students who are interested in acquiring a broad-based knowledge in the human factors of medical instrumentation and devices. Approaches the design and implementation of medical technology from the perspective of patient safety and product usability.

  • IHE 7371 Failure Analysis of Medical Devices

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Failure modes of medical devices. Common medical devices such as total joint replacement implants, fixation plates and screws, intermedullary nails, pace makers, other implantable products.

  • IHE 7430 Manual Control and Psychomotor Skills

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Description of human control processes and their models. Analyses of human skills and skill typology.

  • IHE 7510 Data Mining

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Concepts, techniques, and applications of data mining. In addition, students will get hands-on data mining experience through projects. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level IHE 6130 Minimum Grade of D

  • IHE 7711 Integer Optimization and Heuristics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theory, formulation and solution algorithms for integer programs. Formulations for applications of integer optimization in industry drawn from diverse areas.

  • IHE 7712 Discrete Event Modeling and Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Modeling of systems using discrete event techniques. Structures to support discrete event models with experience in building and verifying models.

  • IHE 7713 Stochastic Models for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theory and methods for the analysis and design of probabilistic systems.

  • IHE 7810 Engineering Health Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Applications of quality improvement, reliability and human factors techniques in modern, technology-driven health-care systems. Focuses on issues related to patient safety and overall system performance.

  • IHE 7820 Engineering Supply Chain Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced topics in the design of supply chain systems and planning for their operations. Emphasis on model development and solution using operations research techniques.

  • IHE 7850 Lean Process Improvement for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the practical application of lean manufacturing and kaizen techniques in multiple environments. Includes case studies and team projects based on real world problems and solutions. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level IHE 6310 Minimum Grade of D

  • IHE 7910 MEIE Team Project I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    First semester of team project for Master in Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship program.

  • IHE 7920 MEIE Team Project II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Second semester of team project for Master in Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship program. Students work in teams to support the development of a new technology-based organization in concert with local businesses, researchers, inventors and entrepreneurial resources.

  • IHE 7930 M.S. Non-Thesis Research in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    M.S. Non-Thesis Research in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering

  • IHE 7950 M.S. Thesis Research in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    M.S. Thesis Research in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering

  • IHE 7980 Graduate Special Topics in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate special topics in advanced industrial and human factors engineering. Topics vary.

  • IHE 7990 Graduate Independent Studies in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Graduate independent studies in advanced industrial and human factors engineering. Topics vary.

  • IHE 8930 Ph.D. Non-Dissertation Research in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Ph.D. Non-Dissertation Research in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering

  • IHE 8950 Ph.D. Dissertation Research in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Ph.D. Dissertation Research in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering


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