CHBI 411 / SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Examine the technologies, environmental impacts and economics of main energy sources of today and tomorrow including fossil fuels, nuclear power, biomass, geothermal energy, hydropower, wind energy, and solar energy. Comparison of different energy systems within the context of sustainability. Hydrogen economy and fuel cells.

CHBI 417 / DRUG DESIGN
Term: Spring 2017Units 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 450 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

CHBI 484 / TISSUE ENGINEERING
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

The fundamentals of tissue engineering at the molecular and cellular level; techniques in tissue engineering; problems and solution in tissue engineering; transplantation of tissues in biomedicine using sophisticated equipments and materials; investigation of methods for the preparation of component of cell, effect of growth factors on tissues.

CHBI 491 / CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN
Term: Spring 2017Units 4Days: FRITimes: 08:30-09:45

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 491 / CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN
Term: Spring 2017Units 4Days: FRITimes: 10:00-11:15

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 501 / TRANSPORT PHENOMENA
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Fluids classification; transport coefficients; momentum transfer and velocity profiles; energy and mass transfer for isothermal and multicomponent systems; mass transfer with chemical reaction; applications for chemical and biological systems.

CHBI 510 / INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

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 2017Units 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 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Topics will be announced when offered.

CHBI 584 / TISSUE ENGINEERING
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

The fundamentals of tissue engineering at the molecular and cellular level; techniques in tissue engineering; problems and solution in tissue engineering; transplantation of tissues in biomedicine using sophisticated equipments and materials; investigation of methods for the preparation of component of cell, effect of growth factors on tissues.

CHBI 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Spring 2017Units 0Days: MONTimes: 15:30-17:00

CHEM 102 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
Term: Spring 2017Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

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

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2017Units 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: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

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

CHEM 200 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
Term: Spring 2017Units 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 2017Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

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 2017Units 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 2017Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 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 2017Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

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

CHEM 442 / BIOMATERIALS
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

Materials for biomedical applications; synthetic polymers, metals and composite materials as biomaterials; biopolymers, dendrimers, hydrogels, polyelectrolytes, drug delivery systems, implants, tissue grafts, dental materials, ophthalmic materials, surgical materials, imaging materials.

CHEM 450 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY I
Term: Spring 2017Units 3

Detailed examination of advanced topics in selected areas of Chemistry.

CHEM 480 / SEMINARS IN CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2017Units 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 2017Units 1.5

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.