Nanofabrication (MFGE481) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Nanofabrication MFGE481 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. C. Merih Şengönül
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to acquaint the students with new concepts for high rate synthesis and processing of nanostructures, fabrication methods for nanomaterials and devices, and assembling them into nanosystems and then into larger scale structures of relevance in industry and in the medical field.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will develop an understanding of size and structure/property relationship in materials
  • Students will get acquainted with ultra-miniaturized top-down and bottom-up processes.
  • Students will cultivate understanding about the capabilities and limitations of nanomanufacturing, and interrelationship among technical and economic factors involved in manufacturing
  • Students will understand the importance of nanotechnology in the future endeavors of humanity
Course Content Fabrication of metallic nanomaterials, manufacturing of carbon based nanostructures, nanostructured systems from low-dimensional building blocks, characterization techniques and manufacturing methods, proximity effect.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Synthetic Approaches to Metallic Nanomaterials Chapter 1
2 Wet chemical preparations, electrochemical synthesis Chapter 2
3 Decomposition of Low-Valency Transition Metal Complexes, particle size separations Chapter 3
4 Structure of carbon nanomaterials, Fullerenes, carbon nanofibers, carbon nanotubes Chapter 4
5 Fabrication of Carbon nanotubes, arc-discharge method, laser ablation, CVD Chapter 5
6 Fabrication of Carbon nanotubes, arc-discharge method, laser ablation, CVD Chapter 6
7 Carbon based materials on biomedical applications, biosensors Chapter 7
8 Room temperature nano-imprint and nano-contact technologies Chapter 8
9 X-ray and electron beam lithography Chapter 9
10 X-ray and electron beam lithography Chapter 10
11 Nano machining Chapter 11
12 Bio-mimetic and bio-molecular recognition assembly, template assisted assembly, electric-field induced assembly, Langmuir-blodgett techniques, Chapter 12
13 Collagen structural hierarchy, Extracellular Matrix and Collagen Mimics in Tissue Engineering Chapter 13
14 Inorganic binding peptides via combinatorial biology Chapter 14
15 Nanomanufacturing processes using polymeric materials Chapter 15
16 Final All chapters


Course Book 1. Nano the Essentials, T. Pradeep, McGraw Hill
Other Sources 2. C. S. S. R. Kumar, J. Hormes, C. Leuschner, Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact, Wiley-VCH (2005)
3. Mark J. Jackson, Micro and Nanomanufacturing, Springer, 2007

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 5 5
Homework Assignments 2 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 11 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge in mathematics and basic sciences and computational skills to solve manufacturing engineering problems X
2 An ability to define and analyze issues related with manufacturing technologies X
3 An ability to develop a solution based approach and a model for an engineering problem and design and manage an experiment X
4 An ability to design a comprehensive manufacturing system based on creative utilization of fundamental engineering principles while fulfilling sustainability in environment and manufacturability and economic constraints X
5 An ability to chose and use modern technologies and engineering tools for manufacturing engineering applications X
6 An ability to utilize information technologies efficiently to acquire datum and analyze critically, articulate the outcome and make decision accordingly X
7 An ability to attain self-confidence and necessary organizational work skills to participate in multi-diciplinary and interdiciplinary teams as well as act individually X
8 An ability to attain efficient communication skills in Turkish and English both verbally and orally X
9 An ability to reach knowledge and to attain life-long learning and self-improvement skills, to follow recent advances in science and technology X
10 An awareness and responsibility about professional, legal, ethical and social issues in manufacturing engineering X
11 An awareness about solution focused project and risk management, enterpreneurship, innovative and sustainable development X
12 An understanding on the effects of engineering applications on health, social and legal aspects at universal and local level during decision making process X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 15 30
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 3 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 2 2
Total Workload 102