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 X
Major Area Courses
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 Adequate knowledge of subjects related to mathematics, natural sciences, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline; ability to apply theoretical and applied knowledge in those fields to the solution of complex engineering problems. X
2 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems, ability to choose and apply appropriate models and analysis methods for this. X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process under realistic constraints to meet desired needs, and ability to apply modern design approaches for this. X
4 The ability to select and use the necessary modern techniques and tools for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in engineering applications; the ability to use information technologies effectively
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline-specific research topics.
6 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams, and ability of individual working. X
7 Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; knowledge of at least one foreign language; active report writing and understanding written reports, preparing design and production reports, the ability to make effective presentation the ability to give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 Awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; the ability to access knowledge, follow the developments in science and technology and continuously stay updated.
9 Acting compliant with ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility, and knowledge of standards used in engineering applications.
10 Knowledge about professional activities in business, such as project management, risk management, and change management awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11 Knowledge about the impacts of engineering practices in universal and societal dimensions on health, environment, and safety. the problems of the current age reflected in the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

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