Omfattning: 5

Tidtabel: 08.01.2020 - 08.04.2020

Kontaktuppgifter till kursens personal (gäller denna kursomgång): 

General issues concerning the course: Responsible techer: Markus Turunen, email:

Lecture content related issues: Please contact directly the teacher of the given lecture.

Do not hesitate to contact us, we are happy to help you in learning the things of this course. 

Undervisningsperiod (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III-IV 2019-2020 (spring)

Lärandemål (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Student becomes familiar with several biosensing technologies. Student becomes aware of the challenges in the field of biosignal analysis, and the basics of the wireless communication between implantable medical device and external reader unit. Student knows the most important biomarkers and biomolecules used in biosensors.

Substance skills: sensor technologies, signal analysis, wireless data transmission, biomolecules, physical and chemical detection mechanisms, proximity sensing technologies, mathematical problem solving using Matlab

Transferable skills: foreign languages, written and oral communication, problem solving, information collection, critical and analytical thinking

Innehåll (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basics of biosensors and sensor technologies, Concept of biomarkers (both biomolecus and physical ones), basics of signal processing in bioapplications, machine learning concepts used in biosensor technologies, wireless communication between implants and outer world, basics of optical sensors and particularly surface plasmon resonance, chemical biosensing and use of nano carbon structures in precision sensor of particular biomarkers, proximitys sensing concepts.

Metoder, arbetssätt och bedömningsgrunder (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures and few exercises

1 independently written bi-weekly handouts (style of the work is journal paper)

1 individually held seminar presentation (style of the presentation is conference presentation)

Peer evaluation

Final examination (in the end of the course)

Närmare information om bedömningsgrunderna och -metoderna och om hur den studerande kan ta del av bedömningen (gäller denna kursomgång): 

The detailed list of small assigments, and surveys are presented on the opening lecture. The evaluation is a slightly different from the above e.g. there is no seminar presentation. It is replaced by small literature survey on a topic of lecture of your choice.

Arbetsmängd (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

30 h contact teaching, 105 h independent studies, approximately 10 % compulsory presence (exercises)

Studiematerial (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Will be announced during the course

Kursens webbplats (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Förkunskaper (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Bachelor's degree either in electronics or bioinformatioin technology (or equivalent)

Bedömningsskala (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Anmälning (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Tilläggsinformation (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Language class 3 English


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