Biomedical engineering is the application of engineering principles and methods to define and solve problems in medicine and biology.

Biomedical engineers design develop and maintain instruments, devices, and software used in healthcare; develop new procedures using knowledge from many technical sources; or conduct research needed to solve clinical problems.

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The curriculum begins with a broad foundation in engineering, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology. This preparatory work is complemented by parallel training in programming for introductory courses in engineering design, electric circuits and engineering mechanics. Foundational work is followed by more advanced engineering coursework and laboratory experiences, wherein students study advanced electronics courses like analog and digital electronics, microprocessors, controls, computing, and embedded systems. A variety of advanced elective courses allow opportunities for specialization in the senior years.

Course Curriculum
Semester III
Numerical Methods and Integral Transforms(4-0-0)
Microbiology(4-0-0)
Biochemistry(4-0-0)
Bioprocess Calculations(4-0-0)
Unit Operations-I(3-0-0)
Microbiology Lab(0-0-1)
Biochemistry Lab(0-0-1)
Unit Operations-I Lab(0-0-1)
Credits - 22
Semester IV
Biostatistics (3-1-0)
Immunology (3-0-0)
Enzyme Technology (4-0-0)
Cell & Molecular Biology(4-0-0)
Unit Operations-II(3-0-0)
Enzyme Technology Lab(0-0-1)
Cell & Molecular Biology Lab(0-0-1)
Unit Operations-II Lab(0-0-1)
Credits - 21
Semester V
Genetic Engineering & Applications(4-0-0)
Bioinformatics(4-0-0)
Reaction Engineering(4-0-0)
Biological Thermodynamics (3-0-0)
Research Methodology(3-0-0)
Mini Project (0-0-3)
Genetic Engineering & Immunotechnology Lab(0-0-1)
Bioinformatics Lab(0-0-1)
Credits - 23
Semester VI
Bioprocess Engineering(4-0-0)
Bioprocess Control & Automation(4-0-0)
Bioanalytical Techniques (3-0-0)
Program Elective – 01(3-0-0)
Program Elective – 02(3-0-0)
Minor Project(0-0-6)
Bioprocess Engineering Lab(0-0-1.5)
Bioprocess Control & Reaction Engineering Lab(0-0-1.5)
Credits - 26
Semester VII
Downstream Processing Technology(4-0-0)
Bioprocess Equipment Design (3-0-0)
Program Elective – 03(3-0-0)
Program Elective – 04(3-0-0)
Program Elective – 05(3-0-0)
Humanities – 02 (CIPE & EVS) (Audit)
Senior Design Project (0-0-6)
Downstream Processing Technology Lab(0-0-1)
Credits - 23
Semester VIII
Program Elective -06 (3-0-0)
Open Elective (3-0-0)
Capstone Project (0-0-11)
Internship-Training (0-0-6)
Internship-Project (0-0-11)
Credits - 17
 
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Biotechnology department is dedicated to graduating engineers who, Graduates will demonstrate peer- recognized technical competency in the analysis, design and development of solutions in Molecular Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering..

Graduates will demonstrate leadership and initiative to advance professional and organizational goals with commitment to ethical standards of profession, teamwork and respect for diverse cultural background

Graduates will be engaged in ongoing learning and professional development through pursuing higher education, and self-study

Graduates will be committed to creative practice of engineering and other professions in a responsible manner contributing to the socio-economic development of the society.

Programme Outcomes (POs)
  • Engineering knowledge

    Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization for the solution of complex engineering problems.

  • Problem analysis

    Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

  • Design/Development of solutions

    Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, and cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

  • Conduct investigations of complex problems

    Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

  • Modern tool usage

    Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

  • The engineer and society

    Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

  • Environment and sustainability

    Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

  • Ethics

    Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

  • Individual and team work

    Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

  • Communication

    Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with the society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

  • Project management and finance

    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

  • Life-long learning

    Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSO)
  • Good Lab Practices (GLP): Demonstrate adequate proficiency of good laboratory practices in terms of accuracy & precision, safety, ethics and reproducibility and able to follow standard operating procedures (SOP).

  • Process & Product Development: Demonstrate proficiency of Bioprocess Technology towards development of processes and products in global context.

  • Research aptitude: Apply the knowledge of engineering & applied science to demonstrate research aptitude/skills in frontier areas of biotechnology.

  • Eligibility Criteria

    Applicants must have passed PUC (Class 12) with at least 45% of marks.

    The applicants must have studied Class 12 with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Computer Science as the main subjects.

    The applicants must have a valid KCET or COMEDK UGET or JEE Main score to secure B.E admission in Karnataka.

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