CHBI 406 / BIOINFORMATICS
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

The principles and computational methods to study the biological data generated by genome sequencing, gene expressions, protein profiles, and metabolic fluxes. Application of arithmetic, algebraic, graph, pattern matching, sorting and searching algorithms and statictical tools to genome analysis. Applications of Bioinformatics to metabolic engineering, drug design, and biotechnology.

CHBI 412 / CATALYSIS AT SURFACES
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Adsorption on surfaces, structural and dynamic considerations in adsorption, thermodynamics of adsorption, methods for catalyst characterization, pore structure and surface area, surface chemistry of catalysis, metals, highly dispersed catalysts, industrial examples with emphasis on energy production

CHBI 416 / BIOTECHNOLOGY
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

Recombinant DNA, enzymes and other biomolecules. Molecular genetics. Commercial use of microorganisms. Cellular reactors; bioseparation techniques. Transgenic systems. Gene therapy. Biotechnology applications in environmental, agricultural and pharmaceutical problems.

CHBI 491 / CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN
Term: Fall 2016Units 4

A capstone design course where students apply engineering and science knowledge in a chemical and biological engineering design project. Development, design and management of a project in teams under realistic constraints and conditions. Emphasis on communication, teamwork and presentation skills.

CHBI 502 / ADVANCED REACTION ENGINEERING
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Kinetics of homogeneous and heterogeneous chemical reactions; catalysts; design of chemical reactors; applications for chemical and biological systems.

CHBI 503 / ADVANCED THERMODYNAMICS
Term: Fall 2016Units 3

Classical thermodynamics: enthalpy, entropy, free energies, equilibria; introduction to statistical thermodynamics to describe the properties of materials; kinetic processes; diffusion of mass, heat, energy; fundamentals of rate processes in materials, kinetics of transformations.

CHBI 506 / BIOINFORMATICS
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

The principles and computational methods to study the biological data generated by genome sequencing, gene expressions, protein profiles, and metabolic fluxes. Application of arithmetic, algebraic, graph, pattern matching, sorting and searching algorithms and statistical tools to genome analysis. Applications of Bioinformatics to metabolic engineering, drug design, and biotechnology.

CHBI 512 / CATALYSIS AT SURFACES
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Adsorption on surfaces, structural and dynamic considerations in adsorption, thermodynamics of adsorption, methods for catalyst characterization, pore structure and surface area, surface chemistry of catalysis, metals, highly dispersed catalysts, industrial examples with emphasis on energy production

CHBI 516 / BIOTECHNOLOGY
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

Recombinant DNA, enzymes and other biomolecules. Molecular genetics. Commercial use of microorganisms. Cellular reactors; bioseparation techniques. Transgenic systems. Gene therapy. Biotechnology applications in environmental, agricultural and pharmaceutical problems.

CHBI 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Fall 2016Units 0Days: FRITimes: 10:00-11:30

CHEM 101 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
Term: Fall 2016Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Atomic structure, chemical bonds, compounds, solutions, stoichiometry. Electrochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, acids and bases, basic organic chemistry.

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

Atomic and molecular structure, spectroscopy, stoichiometry, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, structure and properties of materials.

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

Atomic and molecular structure, spectroscopy, stoichiometry, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, structure and properties of materials.

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Atomic and molecular structure, spectroscopy, stoichiometry, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, structure and properties of materials.

CHEM 201 / ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Fall 2016Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Basic principles and units of measurement, S.I. unit for chemical quantity, units of concentration, gravimetric methods of analysis, volumetric methods, titration of polyprotic acid and bases, complexation and pricipitation titrations, elements of electrochemistry, oxidation-reduction titration, electrolysis, potentiometry, conductomery, introduction to analytical separations: column chromatography. Thin layer chromatography, analysis of chromatograms, high performance ion-exchange chromatography.

CHEM 206 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Term: Fall 2016Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

Bonding, molecular shapes and stereochemistry in organic compounds. Functional groups, reactivity and mechanisms of basic organic reactions, such as nucleophilic and electrophilic substitution, elimination and addition. Principles of organic synthesis, critical reaction parameters and their optimization. Carbonyl compounds, amines, phenols and their reactions. Synthetic polymers and their applications.

CHEM 206 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Term: Fall 2016Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

Bonding, molecular shapes and stereochemistry in organic compounds. Functional groups, reactivity and mechanisms of basic organic reactions, such as nucleophilic and electrophilic substitution, elimination and addition. Principles of organic synthesis, critical reaction parameters and their optimization. Carbonyl compounds, amines, phenols and their reactions. Synthetic polymers and their applications.

CHEM 301 / PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I
Term: Fall 2016Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

Properties of perfect and real gases, the first and second laws of thermodynamics, entropy, free energy, physical transformations of pure materials and simple mixtures, the phase rule and phase diagrams, chemical equilibrium. Lab component.

CHEM 303 / ATOMIC & MOLECULAR STRUCTURE
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Quantum mechanics, solution of the particle-in-a-box, harmonic oscillator and hydrogen atom; orbital concepts, the structure of many-electron atoms, molecular orbital theory, molecular symmetry and group theory; rotational, vibrational and electronic spectroscopy.

CHEM 410 / POLYMERS
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Physicochemical concepts of the formation and properties of macromolecules; polymerization reactions and techniques, molecular weight distributions, chemical and physical characterization of macromolecules; structure-morphology-property relationships in multiphase polymeric systems; processing techniques and applications of commercial thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers.

CHEM 420 / COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Quantum mechanical description of the molecular structure; exact solution of simple systems, approximate solutions to molecular problems; variational solutions, molecular orbital theory, Hückel approximation, self-consistent-field theory, semiempirical and ab-initio methods, and electron correlation. Properties such as interaction potential functions, electrostatic potential maps and population analysis will be analyzed using MOPAC, GAUSSIAN 94 and MOLCAD.

CHEM 480 / SEMINARS IN CHEMISTRY
Term: Fall 2016Units 1Days: MON

Seminar series in selected topics in Chemistry. In addition to invited speakers, each student will also give a seminar on a selected contemporary topic. Special emphasis will be given to active participation to discussions.

CIRC 204 / CIRCULATION AND RESPIRATION
Term: Fall 2016Units 3

Anatomy and histology of the heart and vascular system, physiology of the heart muscle, contraction, fluid mechanics of vascular system, local and systemic regulation of blood flow and blood pressure, anatomy and histology of thorax, lungs and upper respiratory passages, respiratory mechanics, ventilation and perfusion in the lungs, central mechanisms of respiratory control, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and thermal systems related to circulation and respiration, dissections, model examination and interactive software to investigate morphology and physiology of these systems.

CMGM 501 / STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
Term: Fall 2016Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURS FRI*Times: 09:00-13:00

Importance of strategy and strategic management in today?s competitive environment. Analysis, decision and implementation steps in strategic management. Types of external and internal analysis. Corporate and business strategy. Competency based approach in the formulation of strategy. Successful implementation of strategy and organizing the firm for superior performance.