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Materials for Biomedical Devices - Germany


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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Multiple cities, Germany
Course # SA 10510
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2018 06/02/18 to 06/16/18


Program Leader

Name Lia Stanciu
Emaillstanciu@purdue.edu
Phone765-496-3552


Program Description

This course includes information on Hard and Soft Biomaterials

  • Will have knowledge of biocompatibility and bioavailability, characterization techniques, thrombosis and the clotting cascade, foreign body response, and will have performance requirements for metals, ceramics, and polymers used as biomaterials
  • Work with professors from the University of Wurzburg, the University of Hamburg, the Institute for Biomedical Research in Rostock, and the Fraunhofer Institute in Wurzburg
  • Explore Wurzburg, Hamburg, Rostock, and Berlin

 

 Preliminary Itinerary

 

*Breakfast daily at the hotel

June 2

Student depart USA

June 3

Arrive in Berlin, Germany

Check into housing/Orientation/light meal – CEPA to arrange

June 4

Class 9am-12pm in conference room at hotel

Lunch on your own

Afternoon-some kind of tourist visit- Berlin Wall

Welcome dinner arranged by CEPA

June 5

Class 9am-12pm in hotel

Lunch on your own

Free evening

June 6

Transfer to Hamburg

Check into housing

Free afternoon

June 7

Morning: Visit Helmut Schmidt University

Lunch on your own

Free evening

June 8

Class 9am-12pm

Test 1

Lunch on your own

Free evening

June 9

Transfer to Rostock-arranged by CEPA

Check into housing – CEPA

Afternoon cultural activity in Rostock – CEPA

June 10

Free day in Rostock

June 11

Visit to Institute for Biomedical Engineering in Rostock- Purdue to arrange

https://ibmt.med.uni-rostock.de/en/

Free evening

June 12

Visit at Institute for Biomedical Engineering in Rostock – Purdue

Lunch on your own

Free evening

June 13

Class 9am-12pm

Lunch on your own

Free evening

June 14

Class 9am-12pm

Lunch on your own

Free evening

June 15

Class 9am-12pm – Final Exam

City tour or cultural activity in Rostock – CEPA

Farewell dinner – CEPA

June 16

Students free to leave anytime

 

Academic Credit

3 Credits for MSE 497 

BME Students will earn 3 credits for MSE 527

 

Eligibility

Open to all engineering students sophomore-senior, HHS, or Science

 

Program Cost

Estimated cost is $2600 ($1600 with Purdue Moves Scholarship)

Includes: Housing, ground transportation, all excursions on the itinerary, breakfast daily, 2 dinners, three credits, and international health insurance.

Additional Costs: Airfare, meals, passport, and personal spending money

Application Deadline

Application closes when program is filled


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