BME 481

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Also: MECH 481

Introduction to the types of biomaterials and their associated properties. Experimental characterization techniques including microscopy, detection of chemical compositions, protein adsorption and immunoreactivity. Methods for combining biomaterials with cells to engineer tissues.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of BME 481, MECH 450 (if taken in the same topic), MECH 481.


  • BME 350 or MECH 350; and
  • ENGR 002; and
  • minimum fourth-year standing in the Biomedical Engineering or Computer Engineering or Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering program.

Undergraduate course in Biomedical Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering.

Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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