• Must have a basic understanding of the overall design of
Lab-on-a-Chip devices and fabrication approaches required to
• Must have knowledge of the major types of sensors used in Lab-on-a-Chip devices and their functioning, including electrochemical, mechanical and optical sensors.
• Must have knowledge of the basic fluid mechanics.
• Must have knowledge of basic phenomena involved in Lab-on-a-Chip de-vices including fluid behavior, diffusion, electrokinetics, as well as specif-ic aspects of flow on nanoscale.
• Must be able to select and apply a suitable sensor for a
Lab-on-Chip device and analyze the data obtained
• Must be able to solve analytically simple problems in fluid mechanics and microfluidics.
• Must be able to perform modelling of simple Lab-on-Chip devices using COMSOL Multiphysics.
• Must be able to suggest and apply basic fabrication approaches for Lab-on-Chip devices
• Must demonstrate good knowledge of basic fluid mechanics and
be able to apply them to real-world problems.
• Must be able to model flow and diffusion in simple Lab-on-a-Chip devices using COMSOL multiphysics.
• Must be able to design a simple Lab-on-a-Chip device, analyze its performance and select suitable fabrication strategy
Lectures and practical exercises.
This is a 5 ECTS course module and the work load is
expected to be 150 hours for the student.
|Name of exam||Lab-on-a-chip (DINA)|
|Type of exam|
Written or oral exam
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Lab-on-a-chip (Bachelor of Engineering in Nanotechnology)|
|Language of instruction||Danish and English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Mechanical Engineering and Physics|
|Department||Department of Materials and Production|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering and Science|