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ENGR 100.330: The Rise of Wearable Electronics (ChE)


Xiwen Gong (ChE),

Becky Roberson (TechComm)

Winter Term

Team of four students in lab goggles and lab coats working on experiment

***New Section in Winter 2024. Video coming soon.***

Course Description:

In this course, we will provide a comprehensive introduction to the captivating realm of wearable electronics.This course combines material physics, chemistry, and engineering, based on which we can create wearable electronics that are reshaping the future of renewable energy, healthcare, and soft robotics.  You will learn:

    • Recent development of wearable electronics and their impact on our daily life
    • Physical and chemical properties of advanced materials used in wearable electronics, including quantum dots, hybrid organic-inorganic metal halide perovskite, and conjugated polymers
    • How these materials drive the forefront of technological advancements in solar energy harvesting, display, biomonitoring, and beyond

Team Project:

Design, build, test, and deploy wearable pressure sensor using materials and structures from plants


Measurement techniques, equipment operation, material synthesis, device fabrication, and data collection and analyzing

Drawing of a robot holding sign that says “I love ENGR 100” on whiteboard
Student drilling two pieces of wood together
Black toolbox filled with colorful parts on table in front of classroom