# Roche de Guzman

### Hofstra University

Associate Professor, Bioengineering

Teaching:

ENGG 010 (MATLAB Programming for Engineers)

ENGG 081 (Introduction to Bioengineering)

ENGG 101 (Numerical Methods)

ENGG 108 (Biomaterials Lab)

ENGG 112 (Engineering Drawing)

ENGG 118 (Fundamentals of Biomaterials)

ENGG 143G (Senior Design)

ENGG 165 (Bioengineering Modeling and Simulation)

ENGG 169 (Fluid Mechanics Lab)

Research:

Biomaterials, Medical Device, Drug Delivery, Mathematical Modeling

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Magic is simple (for beginners)

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