School of
Integrative Biology

IB 480: Bioinspired Design (not offered in near future)

Course Details

Description: The bioinspired design course offers interdisciplinary, advanced design and critical thinking experience. Students will work in teams to integrate biological knowledge into the engineering design process. The course uses case studies to show how biological solutions can be transferred into engineering design. The case studies will include themes such as locomotion, materials, and sensing. By the end of the course, students will be able to use analogical design concepts to engineer a prototype based on biological function. Same as ME 475. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: ME 370 or consent of instructor. Restricted to senior or graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Hours:3 to 4
Cross List: ME 475
IB Area(s):AA
Course Offered in Semester(s): Fall
Course Schedule: U of I Course Explorer Schedule
Syllabus: PDF of Course Syllabus