CHBI 411 / SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

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 412 / CATALYSIS AT SURFACES
Term: Spring 2020Units 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 422 / COMPUTATIONAL STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

Introduction to the principles of structural biology, and computational techniques used to investigate the structure, dynamics and function of biological systems. Description of theoretical and computational tools to investigate relevant problems in the domain of biophysics and biochemistry. The fundamentals structure determination techniques, energy functions, molecular dynamics simulations, molecular docking and techniques to predict the protein structure and protein-protein interactions.

CHBI 424 / MOLECULAR CHRONOBIOLOGY
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Basic principles of chronobiology, clock genes, the suprachiasmatic nucleus, peripheral clocks, circadian photoreception, clock transcription factors and redundancy, circannual rhythms and photoperiodism, chronopharmacology, clocks, microbes and immunity human circadian rhythms.

CHBI 438 / INTERMOLECULAR AND SURFACE FORCES
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

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.

CHBI 440 / NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS FOR ENERGY
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

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 2020Units 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 2020Units 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 511 / SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

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 512 / CATALYSIS AT SURFACES
Term: Spring 2020Units 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 522 / COMPUTATIONAL STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

Introduction to the principles of structural biology, and computational techniques used to investigate the structure, dynamics and function of biological systems. Description of theoretical and computational tools to investigate relevant problems in the domain of biophysics and biochemistry. The fundamentals structure determination techniques, energy functions, molecular dynamics simulations, molecular docking and techniques to predict the protein structure and protein-protein interactions.

CHBI 524 / MOLECULAR CHRONOBIOLOGY
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Basic principles of chronobiology, clock genes, the suprachiasmatic nucleus, peripheral clocks, circadian photoreception, clock transcription factors and redundancy, circannual rhythms and photoperiodism, chronopharmacology, clocks, microbes and immunity Human circadian rhythms.

CHBI 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Spring 2020Units 0Days: THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

CHEM 100 / FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

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 2020Units 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 2020Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 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 2020Units 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 2020Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

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 2020Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

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 2020Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

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 2020Units 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 438 / INTERMOLECULAR AND SURFACE FORCES
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

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 442 / BIOMATERIALS
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

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 452 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY
Term: Spring 2020Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15