CHBI 502 / ADVANCED REACTION ENGINEERING
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

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

CHBI 510 / INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

Key aspects of microbial physiology; exploring the versatility of microorganisms and their diverse metabolic activities and products; industrial microorganisms and the technology required for large-scale cultivation.

CHBI 517 / DRUG DESIGN
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Drug design consists of identifying a target (DNA, RNA, proteins) that is known to cause a certain disease and selectively inhibiting or modifying its activity by binding a drug molecule to a specified location on that target. In this course, computational techniques for designing such a drug molecule will be taught. The topics to be covered are: Identification of the active part. Forces involved in drug-receptor interactions. Screening of drug libraries. Use of different software to determine binding energies. Identifying a lead molecule. Methods of refining a lead molecule for better suitability. Case studies: A survey of known drugs, success and failure stories.

CHBI 550 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Term: Spring 2016Units 3

Topics will be announced when offered.

CHBI 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Spring 2016Units 0Days: MONTimes: 14:45-16:15

CHEM 102 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
Term: Spring 2016Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

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

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

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

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

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

CHEM 200 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

Basic concepts and important topics in organic chemistry that are needed to establish a strong foundation in health sciences will be covered. Topics to be covered include: Alkanes, alkenes, alkynes and aromatic compounds; alcohols, phenols, thiols and ethers; aldehydes, ketones and chiral molecules; carboxylic acids and esters; amines and amides; amino acids and proteins; carbohydrates; polymers and polymeric biomaterials; analysis and identification of organic molecules (Spectroscopic techniques (Ultraviolet (UV), infrared (IR), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)), chromatographic techniques (Thin layer (TLC), gas (GC), liquid (HPLC), size exclusion (GPC)).

CHEM 204 / INSTRUMENTAL METHODS OF CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Term: Spring 2016Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

Fundamental principles of a wide range of instrumental techniques in spectroscopy, chromatography, electrochemistry, thermal analysis and surface analysis. Lab component.

CHEM 207 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
Term: Spring 2016Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Spectroscopic methods for structure determination with emphasis on NMR and IR techniques, aromaticity and electrophilic aromatic substitution, nucleophilic addition and substitution reactions of carbonyl compounds, aldol reactions, amines, phenols, aryl halides and nucleophilic aromatic substitution reactions, named reactions. Lab component.

CHEM 302 / PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II
Term: Spring 2016Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

Electrochemistry, theory of simple differential equations, rates of chemical reactions, rate laws, kinetics of complex reactions, molecular reaction dynamics, concepts and machinery of statistical thermodynamics, accurate descriptions of molecular structures. Lab component.

CHEM 306 / INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2016Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Structural principles in various inorganic and organo-metallic compounds, chemical bonding theories, ligand theory, synthetic and mechanistic aspects of inorganic chemistry.

CHEM 424 / METHODS FOR FUNCTIONAL OPTICAL IMAGING
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Introduction to functional imaging, design principles of fluorescent biosensors, active vs. passive constructs, serial cloner, calcium imaging, signal tracking in living cells, tuning functions of sensors, data structures, numerical methods for functional imaging.

CHEM 450 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY I
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Detailed examination of advanced topics in selected areas of Chemistry.

CHEM 472 / CHEMISTRY OF TRANSITION ELEMENTS
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

D-group transiton elements and their properties, complexes and coordination compounds bonding and isomerism (cis-trans) in coordination compounds, crystal field theory, ligand field theory, octahedral and tetrahedral complexes, color and magnetism, UV-VIS spectra, introduction to organometallic compounds, 18 electron rule, enzymes.

CHEM 480 / SEMINARS IN CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2016Units 1

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.

CMGM 502 / GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
Term: Spring 2016Units 1.5Days: THURS FRI

Responsible leadership considering a wide range of stakeholders. Panel discussions on different sectors. Examining global leadership in relation to people, profit, and planet. Case studies on responsible leadership in global organisations.

CMGM 508 / GLOBAL LEADERSHIP
Term: Spring 2016Units 2

Building efficient and effective organizations in multinational companies in order to realize the company’s international strategic objectives. Addressing global developments and new trends related to disruptive strategy. Cooperating and dealing with people and people related issues in an international context.

CMGM 550 / SELECTED TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT
Term: Spring 2016Units 3

Topics will be announced when offered.

CMGM 551 / SELECTED TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON THURSTimes: 17:30-20:15

Topics will be announced when offered.

CMSE 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Spring 2016Units 0

COMP 110 / INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING WITH MATLAB
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

COMP 110 is a first course in computer programming. The objective is to introduce the principles of computer programming and algorithm development using Matlab, with particular emphasise on scientific computation and data processing. Topics covered include basic computer literacy and organization; variables, operators, expressions, data types, arrays, matrices; conditional and repetition control statements; modular programming, built-in and user-defined functions; string manipulation; text and binary file processing; structures; debugging; data plotting and visualization; graphical user interfaces.

COMP 110 / INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING WITH MATLAB
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

COMP 110 is a first course in computer programming. The objective is to introduce the principles of computer programming and algorithm development using Matlab, with particular emphasise on scientific computation and data processing. Topics covered include basic computer literacy and organization; variables, operators, expressions, data types, arrays, matrices; conditional and repetition control statements; modular programming, built-in and user-defined functions; string manipulation; text and binary file processing; structures; debugging; data plotting and visualization; graphical user interfaces.