CET837 Bio-imaging

Course Provider

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)



Academic Unit



This course is multidisciplinary to biologist, engineers, clinicians, biomedical engineers, researchers and technical staff in the health care, Radiographers and optical industrial personnel (Bio- imaging for Biologists, Engineers, Clinicians, Physcist, Chemist, computer science candidates)

This course is part of:

- Graduate Certificate in Engineering Optics and Photonics
- FlexiMasters in Engineering Optics and Photonics

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Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

1. Understand the different types conventional imaging modalities;

2. Gain knowledge about salient features of preclinical and medical imaging and current practices adopted in research;

3. Understand the research applications and;

4. Understand the practices pharma and in health care setup.

Introduction and Fundamentals
Fundamentals of in vitro and in vivo imaging

Basics of Imaging
Introduction, Basics of Optical imaging stating from Microscopy to Invivo Imaging Systems.

Basic Radiology: X-ray
Projection X-ray (Radiography), Anatomical (eg. Intracranial Disease and Injury), Image Characteristics and Quality, Principle of Resolution and contrast, and Radiographic Densities etc.

Nuclear Imaging components
Nuclear Imaging, Basic principles of nuclear imaging Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), Positron emission tomography (PET), Nuclear Medicine & Imaging Radiopharmaceuticals, Image processing

Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Priciples of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), T1-weighted, T2-weighted, EPI (Echo-Planar Imaging), fMRI (Functional MRI), MRS (Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy), MRSI (MR Spectroscopic Imaging)

Functional MRI
Functional MRI (fMRI), Functional neuroimaging using MRI technology, fMRISetup , BOLD in fMRI, fMRI Applications, EEG-fMRI, MEG-MRI, Basic Image Processing

Suitable to learners from all disciplines who seek to have in-depth understanding of photonics and engineering optics and their impact in current industries and for Industry 4.0 (I 4.0).

Standard Course Fee: S$1,635

SSG Funding Support

 Course fee

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes


BEFORE funding & GST

AFTER funding & 9% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)



Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)


SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

  • Standard course fee is inclusive of GST.
  • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.


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Listed courses are:

  • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Engineering Optics and Photonics (total 9AUs) and FlexiMasters in Engineering Optics and Photonics (total 15AUs).
  • SkillsFuture Credit approved.