BE 4070 Bioelectronics

Course Objective

This course introduces students to the fascinating new field of bioelectronis. It seeks to bridge engineering and biology for the purposes understanding, modeling, and analyzing biological phenomena; and designing hybrid bioelectronic devices and biologically inspired artificial systems.

Catalog Data

Charge carriers and carrier motion, electronic properties of biological molecules, molecule motion in solutions and electrophoresis, chemical reactions, junctions and membrane transport, biosensors, neurons and neural networks. Prerequisite: Physics 176 and BE 310.


Grattarola, M. and Giuseppe, M., 1998. Bioelectronics Handbook: MOSFETs, Biosensors & Neurons, McGraw-Hill, New York.

Prerequisites by Topic

Basic biology, differential equations, basic concepts of electronics.