CHBI 408 / PROCESS MODELLING, DYNAMICS AND CONTROL
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Dynamic models for chemical and biological systems. Their simulation and analysis. Design and implementation of control systems.

CHBI 412 / CATALYSIS AT SURFACES
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 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 417 / DRUG DESIGN
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

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 440 / NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS FOR ENERGY
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Advanced nanostructured materials used in energy conversion and production, membrane electrode assemblies for fuel cells, photovoltaic devices, nanoporous materials for acoustic and thermal insulation, energy storage devices such as lithium ion batteries.

CHBI 491 / CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN
Term: Spring 2019Units 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 491 / CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN
Term: Spring 2019Units 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 512 / CATALYSIS AT SURFACES
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 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 517 / DRUG DESIGN
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

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 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Spring 2019Units 0Days: TUESTimes: 10:00-11:15

CHEM 100 / FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

Matter, methods and measurements, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, chemical compounds; atomic structure, atomic spectroscopy, periodic table and properties; chemical bonding; gases, liquids, solids and solutions; acid-base equilibrium, buffer solutions; oxidation-reduction reactions; chemical kinetics; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry.

CHEM 102 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
Term: Spring 2019Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

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

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

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

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

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

CHEM 200 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

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 2019Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

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 2019Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

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 2019Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

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 2019Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 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 438 / INTERMOLECULAR AND SURFACE FORCES
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

Intermolecular forces which govern self-organization of biological and synthetic nanostructures. Thermodynamic aspects of strong (covalent and coulomb interactions) and weak forces (dipolar, hydrogen bonding). Self-assembling systems: micelles, bilayers, and biological membranes. Computer simulations for ôhands-onö experience with nanostructures.

CHEM 459 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2019Units 1

SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY

CHEM 501 / ADVANCED PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Advanced level thermodynamics, entropy, free energy, physical conversion of pure Materials and mixtures, phase rules and phase diagrams, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, chemical reaction rate, complex reaction kinetics, molecular reaction Dynamics, statistical thermodynamics, molecular structures.

CHEM 503 / ADVANCED INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Structures of inorganic and organometallic compounds at advanced level, chemical bond theories, group theory, ligand field theory, synthesis mechanisms in inorganic chemistry, acid-base reactions, crystal field theory, coordination chemistry.

CHEM 559 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2019Units 1

SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY

CHEM 575 / SURFACE CHEMISTRY&CATALYSIS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MONTimes: 16:00-18:45

Chemical transformations and reactions at surfaces. Metal and oxide surfaces; introduction of experimental techniques for surface characterization; dynamics, thermodynamics, and kinetics of processes at gas/solid interface; liquid-solid interactions; fundamentals of heterogenous catalysis; surface growth and epitaxy.