The courses listed below may be cross-listed in multiple departments, including Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineeering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry. The faculty teaching any given course may vary, as may its meeting time. Check OSCAR for details by term.
BMED 1300 – Problems-Biomed Engr I : Potter, Lee
Biomedical engineering problems from industrial and clinical applications are addressed and solved in small groups using problem-based learning methodologies.
Lecture: 1.00 Lab: 6.00
ECE 2025 – Intro-Signal Processing : Butera
Introduction to signal processing for discrete-time and continuous-time signals. Filtering. Frequency response. Fourier Transform. Z Transform. Laboratory emphasizes computer-based signal processing.
Lecture: 3.00 Lab: 3.00
BMED 3161 – Systems Physiology II : LaPlaca
Quantitative model-oriented approaches to the study of major human physiologic
functions and integrative analysis of the control of homeostatic processes.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 5.00
BMED 3400 – Intro to Biomechanics : Ting
An introduction to the basic concepts and methods in biomechanics, including
statistics and the mechanics of biomaterials. The biomedical applications of
mechanics will be illustrated.
ECE 4000 – Proj Engr& Prof Practice : Butera
Project engineering techniques and professional practice issues. Design methods and
tools, product life-cycle, professional communication skills, ethical issues in
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00
BME 4400 – Neuroengineering Fundamentals : Potter
Credits: 4 (2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab per week)
This is a unique lab+lecture course that allows you to enhance your problem-based learning skills by designing your own cutting-edge experiments with advanced ideas and equipment identical to that used in the Laboratory for Neuroengineering at Georgia Tech. Emphasis will be on teamwork, thinking, and self-directed inquiry. You will learn all about where brain tissue and technology meet.
Prereqs: BMED 4752 (Introductory Neuroscience) and BMED 3500 (Sensors &
Instrumentation, or equivalent) strictly enforced.
BMED 4752 – Introductory Neuroscience : Potter
Understand the building blocks of the nervous system and how they functionally interact. Appreciate the complexity of higher order brain functions and begin to understand the pathways involved.
BME 4782 – Biosystems Analysis : DeWeerth
Analytical methods for modeling biological systems, including white-noise protocols
for characterizing nonlinear systems. Crosslisted with CHE and ECE 4782.
BMED 6787 – Quantitative Electrophys : Lee
A quantitative presentation of electrophysiological systems in biological organisms,
emphasizing the electrical properties and modeling of neural and cardiac cells and
systems. Crosslisted with PHYS and ECE 6787.
BMED 8101 – Engineering Science II : DeWeerth/Lee
Important fundamentals in the measurement and computer-based processing of
biomedical signals; laboratory projects to reinforce lecture topics.
Lecture: 3.00 Lab: 3.00
BMED 8120 – Physiologic Systems I : Ting/Nichols
Physiologic properties of cells and tissues, membrane-level transport and kinetics,
cell signaling, energy requirements, tissues organization, electrical, chemical, and
mechanical functions of cells.
BMED 8811 – Special Topics : Lee
Topics of current interest in biomedical engineering
BMED 8813 – Special Topics : DeWeerth/Bao
Topics of current interest in biomedical engineering.
BMED 8813 – Special Topics : LaPlaca
Topics of current interest in Systems Physiology