Restriction: Must be in the Civil Engineering program; or permission of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.
Credit only granted for: BIOE120 or ENCE205.
Introduction to the functions and interactions of biological systems in civil and environmental engineering systems in the context of societal issues. The course includes an introduction to biotechnological principles from a quantitative perspective, modern experimental techniques in biotechnology and methods of data analysis. Roles for civil and environmental engineers in society seen from a biotechnological perspective, and the role of biotechnology in civil and environmental engineering will be elucidated. The role of biotechnology in other engineering disciplines will also be discussed.