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Syllabus ( BENG 422 )


   Basic information
Course title: Bionanomaterials and Applications
Course code: BENG 422
Lecturer: Assist. Prof. Ayşe ASLAN CANPOLAT
ECTS credits: 5
GTU credits: 3 ()
Year, Semester: 4, Fall
Level of course: First Cycle (Undergraduate)
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Language of instruction: English
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Pre- and co-requisites: None
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course: This course aims to make the students acquire an understanding the Nanoscience and Applications and help them understand in broad outline of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify Nanotechnology.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Conduct and develop bioengineering applications for relevant sectors such as health and agricultural industry.
    3. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Seminar/presentation
  2. Classified bio-nanostructured materials

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Conduct and develop bioengineering applications for relevant sectors such as health and agricultural industry.
    3. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Seminar/presentation
  3. Identify the application of bionanotechnology

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Conduct and develop bioengineering applications for relevant sectors such as health and agricultural industry.
    3. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Seminar/presentation
   Contents Up
Week 1: Introduction To Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Week 2: Fundamentals of Nanotechnology
Week 3: Bionanomaterials
Week 4: Classification of bionanomaterials
Week 5: Synthesis of bionanomaterials (top-down approaches)
Week 6: Synthesis of bionanomaterials ( bottom-up approaches)
Week 7: Structural Characterization of bionanomaterials
Mid Term Exam
Week 8: Thermal Characterization of bionanomaterials
Week 9: Industrial Application of Bionanomaterials
Week 10: Medical Application of Bionanomaterials
Week 11: Nano Drug Devolopment
Week 12: Student presentation I
Week 13: Student presentation II
Week 14: General Discussion
Week 15*:
Week 16*: Final Exam
Textbooks and materials: -Benelmekki, M. (2019). Nanomaterials: the original product of nanotechnology. Morgan & Claypool Publishers.
-Pompe, W., Rödel, G., Weiss, H. J., & Mertig, M. (2013). Bio-nanomaterials: designing materials inspired by nature. John Wiley & Sons.
Recommended readings: -Tekade, R. K. (2019). Biomaterials and Bionanotechnology. Academic Press.
-Papazoglou, E. S., & Parthasarathy, A. (2007). Bionanotechnology. Morgan & Claypool Publishers.
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 7 25
Other in-term studies: 0
Project: 12,13 25
Homework: 0
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 16 50
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 4 14
Own studies outside class: 2 14
Practice, Recitation: 0 0
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 3 4
Term project presentation: 3 2
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 2 4
Mid-term: 3 1
Personal studies for final exam: 4 3
Final exam: 3 1
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
*
  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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