Course Descriptions
MECH_ENG 395: Bio-Inspired Surface Engineering

Quarter Offered

Winter : MW 1:30-2:50 ; K. Park


Understanding of undergraduate level fluid and solid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and chemistry would help follow course material.


In this undergraduate/graduate level course, students will understand interesting properties of natural surfaces (e.g., lotus leaves) and the state-of-the-art bio-inspired research on functional surface design with a focus on mechanical engineering applications for a sustainable future (e.g., water, energy, and the environment). Students will also apply analytical techniques to propose the design of new functional surfaces.