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MATSCI 346: Nanophotonics (EE 336)

Recent developments in micro- and nanophotonic materials and devices. Basic concepts of photonic crystals. Integrated photonic circuits. Photonic crystal fibers. Superprism effects. Optical properties of metallic nanostructures. Sub-wavelength phenomena and plasmonic excitations. Meta-materials. Prerequisite: Electromagnetic theory at the level of 242.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3

MATSCI 381: Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine (BIOE 361)

Materials design and engineering for regenerative medicine. How materials interact with cells through their micro- and nanostructure, mechanical properties, degradation characteristics, surface chemistry, and biochemistry. Examples include novel materials for drug and gene delivery, materials for stem cell proliferation and differentiation, and tissue engineering scaffolds. Prerequisites: undergraduate chemistry, and cell/molecular biology or biochemistry.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3

MATSCI 384: Materials Advances for Neurotechnology: Materials Meet the Mind

The dichotomy between the material world and the mental world has driven the curiosity of scientists to explore the wonders of the brain, as well as motivated the continued innovations of novel technologies based on advances in materials science and engineering to understand the brain. This course introduces the basic principles of materials design and fabrication for probing the inner workings of the brain, discusses the fundamental challenges of state-of-the-art neurotechnologies, and explores the latest breakthroughs in materials-assisted neuroengineering. The course will cover the following topics: fundamentals of electrophysiology of the nervous system, mechanical and biochemical requirements of neural interfacing materials, materials for electrical neural interfaces (tungsten/carbon electrodes, Utah/Michigan/ECoG electrode arrays), materials for optical neural interfaces (optical fibers/waveguides for optogenetics, microprisms/GRIN lenses for fluorescence imaging of neural activi more »
The dichotomy between the material world and the mental world has driven the curiosity of scientists to explore the wonders of the brain, as well as motivated the continued innovations of novel technologies based on advances in materials science and engineering to understand the brain. This course introduces the basic principles of materials design and fabrication for probing the inner workings of the brain, discusses the fundamental challenges of state-of-the-art neurotechnologies, and explores the latest breakthroughs in materials-assisted neuroengineering. The course will cover the following topics: fundamentals of electrophysiology of the nervous system, mechanical and biochemical requirements of neural interfacing materials, materials for electrical neural interfaces (tungsten/carbon electrodes, Utah/Michigan/ECoG electrode arrays), materials for optical neural interfaces (optical fibers/waveguides for optogenetics, microprisms/GRIN lenses for fluorescence imaging of neural activity), and materials for biochemical neural interfaces (implantable microfluidic probes, neurotrophic scaffolds). Students will be able to speak the languages of both materials science and neuroengineering and acquire the knowledge and skills to understand and address pressing neuroscience challenges with materials advances. This course will include lectures, student discussions/presentations and guest lectures given by pioneers in related fields at Stanford and other schools/companies in the local area. nPrerequisite: undergraduate physics and chemistry; MATSCI 152, 158, 164, 190 or equivalents are recommended but not required prior to taking this course.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3
Instructors: Hong, G. (PI)

MATSCI 385: Biomaterials for Drug Delivery (BIOE 385)

Fundamental concepts in engineering materials for drug delivery. The human body is a highly interconnected network of different tissues and there are all sorts of barriers to getting pharmaceutical drugs to the right place at the right time. Topics include drug delivery mechanisms (passive, targeted), therapeutic modalities and mechanisms of action, engineering principles of controlled release and quantitative understanding of drug transport, chemical and physical characteristics of delivery molecules and assemblies, significance of biodistribution and pharmacokinetic models, toxicity of biomaterials and drugs, and immune responses.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3
Instructors: Appel, E. (PI)

MATSCI 399: Graduate Independent Study

Under supervision of a faculty member.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-10 | Repeatable for credit

MATSCI 400: Participation in Materials Science Teaching

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit

MATSCI 801: TGR Project for MS Students

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 0 | Repeatable for credit

MATSCI 802: TGR Dissertation for Ph.D Students

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 0 | Repeatable for credit
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