[ 254NAGWNMWK23 ] KV Smart materials in medical technology

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year (*)Medical Engineering Serdar Niyazi Sariciftci 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Medical Engineering 2023W
Objectives Students are given an overview of new materials in the medical field and have the skills to access relevant information on new materials, understand material characterizations and select materials for medical applications.
  • New metallic materials
  • New ceramic materials
  • New organic materials
  • material-tissue interaction
  • biocompatibility
  • Smart materials for sensors
  • Smart materials for actuators
Criteria for evaluation Written or/and oral exam or/and active participation in exercise
Methods Classroom event. Traditional lecture-based method and interactive teaching method involving students (individually or group work). Homework assignment for exercises in the classroom.
Language German or English
Study material Supplied during the event. Lecture slides with references. Relevant scientific publications for further literature review.
Changing subject? Yes
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment