Shared research laboratory facilities exist in the Columbia Electrochemical Energy Center, the Soft Materials laboratory, and the Columbia Genome Center. Methods of obtaining and analyzing kinetic data. ECHE 363. 4 Units. Students who matriculated in Fall 2019 may choose to opt into these requirements. ECHE 509. CHEN E3810 Chemical engineering laboratory. Engineering provides access to state- of-the-art research instrumentation Design problems and the physical and chemical processes involved in separation. 3 Units. The recently renovated chemical engineering undergraduate laboratory features equipment including a The Course-Focused M.S. For the MS program, students should demonstrate that they have acquired a minimum of three core ‘units’ in each of the categories of Chemical Engineering Transport, Thermodynamics and Reactions. Examples include environmental technologies, emerging biotechnologies of major medical importance employing DNA- or protein-based chemical sensors, controlled-release drugs, new agricultural products, nanoparticle-based materials, bio-nanoparticle conjugates and many others. Chemical Engineering Laboratory. A weekly research seminar for Chemical Engineering graduate students. The course involves extensive use of computer software with some exams taken using the computer. Driven by this diversity of applications, chemical engineering Data Acquisition and LabVIEW Bootcamp. Prereq or Coreq: ECHE 360. Recommended preparation: ECHE 362, ECHE 365, and ECHE 398. 3 Units. Prereq: Graduate standing or requisites not met permission. | Fluid-flow fundamentals including mechanical energy balance and Bernoulli's equation, viscous flow in conduits and around submerged objects, Newton's law of viscosity and Navier-Stokes equation, among others, will be applied to the analysis and design of systems of industrial significance. Experiments cover distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, heat transfer, fluidized beds, control, membrane separations, and chemical and electrochemical reactors. 3 Units. This course is intended for advanced graduate students who have generated results at the stage of being ready to be written up for a journal article. Students who matriculated in Fall 2019 may choose to opt into these requirements and follow this program of study. For those interested in the fundamentals, a career of research and teaching is a natural continuation of their undergraduate studies. Assignments are made based on mutual interest. For the PhD program, students should demonstrate that they have acquired a minimum of three core ‘units’ in each of the categories of Chemical Engineering Transport, Thermodynamics, Reactions and Applied Mathematics. 1 Unit. ECHE 600T. Also, students who enter the PhD program must pass a First Proposition Oral Examination (with an accompanying written report) that tests a student’s ability to think creatively, grasp new research concepts, and discuss such concepts critically and comprehensively. Heat and mass transfer analogies. The breadth of training in engineering and the sciences gives chemical engineers a particularly wide spectrum of career opportunities. Course requirements for students entering with MS degrees are adjusted to account for work done at other universities, but a minimum of 6 courses (18 credit hours) must be taken at CWRU. Engineering Elective: Any 3- or 4-credit lecture- or laboratory-based course (research and independent study courses are excluded) that is 200-level or higher, offered by the engineering school exclusive of the Department of Computer and Data Science. Equipment and materials selection in the chemical process industry. The department has exceptionally strong facilities for electrochemical and energy research, for microfabrication, and for chemical vapor deposition and thin film synthesis. For the purpose of the sequences, “technical and professional courses" are defined as courses that would not satisfy the humanities and social sciences requirement of the Case School of Engineering; also excluded are courses in American Studies (AMST), Asian Studies (ASIA), Childhood studies (CHST), ethics (ETHS), Judaic studies (JDST), music (MUAP), education (EDUC), women's and gender studies (WGST), Washington study program (WASH), and other courses deemed by the department to be of this genre. 3 Units. Prereq: Graduate Standing or Requisites Not Met permission. (Normally, it takes two years beyond the BS to earn an MS degree.) Fundamental theory will be integrated in comprehensive design applications including economic analysis (equipment costing, net-present value and return on investment). Recommended preparation: ECHE 360. Students choose the following electives to meet the course requirements of most medical schools. To enable its graduates to lead the advancement of technology, the Case School of Engineering offers fourteen degree programs at the undergraduate level (twelve engineering degrees, plus the BS in computer science and the BS in data science and analytics). Prereq: ECHE 260 and ECHE 360 and ECHE 361 and ECHE 363 and ECHE 364. Students should consult with their academic advisor and/or department to determine the detailed requirements within this framework. The required courses are: Each MS candidate must complete a minimum of 30 hours of graduate-level credits. Recommended preparation: ECHE 364. A three-course (9 credit hours minimum) breadth sequence, as described above. The Department offers educational programs and a research environment that enable our graduates to succeed in an evolving workplace, provides opportunities for students and faculty to advance knowledge at the highest levels of the profession, and addresses technological and personnel needs of industry, governments, and society. Conservation principles and the elementary laws of physical chemistry applied to chemical processes. Example projects cover steady and unsteady state heat transfer, momentum transfer, and the first law of thermodynamics. Data Acquisition and LabVIEW Bootcamp. ECHE 477. ECHE 382. This course will provide an in-depth examination of protein engineering topics and their applications. This course is intended to provide students with a basic understanding of fundamental chemical and physical properties of radioactive elements. ECHE 350. 3 Units. ECHE 362D. 3 Units. Up to nine credits of graduate coursework can be used to satisfy both graduate and undergraduate requirements. Current active research topics include: Daniel Lacks, PhD(Harvard University)C. Benson Branch Professor of Chemical Engineering, Department ChairMolecular simulation, statistical mechanics, triboelectric charging, Rohan N. Akolkar, PhD(Case Western Reserve University)F. Alex Nason ProfessorElectrochemical phenomena in next-generation batteries, photovoltaics and semiconductor devices, Harihara Baskaran, PhD(The Pennsylvania State University)ProfessorTransport phenomena in biology and medicine, Christine Duval, PhD(Clemson University)Assistant ProfessorMembranes, radiochemical separations, Donald L. Feke, PhD(Princeton University)Distinguished University Professor and Vice Provost for Undergraduate EducationColloidal and transport phenomena, dispersive mixing, particle science and processing, Burcu Gurkan, PhD(University of Notre Dame)Assistant ProfessorEnergy storage, nonflammable electrolytes, electrode fabrication, electrochemical separation processes, Uziel Landau, PhD(University of California, Berkeley)ProfessorElectrochemical engineering, modeling of electrochemical systems, electrodeposition, batteries, fuel cells, electrolyzers, corrosion, Chung-Chiun Liu, PhD(Case Institute of Technology)Distinguished University Professor and Wallace R. Persons Professor of Sensor Technology and ControlElectrochemical sensors, electrochemical synthesis, electrochemistry related to electronic materials, Heidi B. Martin, PhD(Case Western Reserve University)Associate ProfessorConductive diamond films; electrochemical sensors; chemical modification of surfaces for electrochemical and biomedical applications; biomaterials; microfabrication of sensors and devices, Julie Renner, PhD(Purdue University)Assistant ProfessorElectrochemical engineering, protein engineering, biomimetic materials, regenerative medicine, Robert F. Savinell, PhD(University of Pittsburgh)Distinguished University Professor and George S. Dively ProfessorElectrochemical engineering, electrochemical reactor design and simulation, electrode processes, batteries and fuel cells, Jesse S. Wainright, PhD(Case Western Reserve University)Research ProfessorElectrochemical power sources: fuel cells, batteries, supercapacitors; biomedical applications, Christopher Wirth, PhD(Carnegie Mellon)Assistant ProfessorColloids, multiphase materials, John C. Angus, PhD(University of Michigan)Emeritus Professor, J. Adin Mann Jr., PhD(Iowa State University)Emeritus Professor, Syed Qutubuddin, PhD(Carnegie Mellon University)Emeritus Professor. The minor in chemical engineering is for students majoring in other disciplines. The cooperative bachelor’s/master’s program enables outstanding students who are enrolled in the cooperative education program to earn an MS in one year beyond the BS degree. These courses cannot be research or independent study courses. passing the course ENGR 600 with requirements defined by the student's curricular program, and additional requirements as specified by the program. Students who have a strong interest in research are encouraged to discuss research possibilities with the faculty. Relationships between type of reaction and choice of reactor. ECHE 361. Silicon based microfabrication and micromachining require many chemical engineering technologies. 3 points.. Utilizing relevant thermodynamics theory including liquid-vapor and solid-liquid phase diagrams and azeotropes as needed for separations. and air quality, fundamentals and applications of electrochemistry for energy storage and manufacturing, multiphase flows, carbon capture and utilization, catalysis, and electrocatalysis, solar fuels, the bioengineering of Specific examples of microbial and enzyme processes of industrial significance. Science/Engineering elective. Professional development is an integral part of the PhD program of study. certificate) that they completed this training to their advisors. 1 Unit. 0 Unit. 1 Unit. Includes catalytic and chemical vapor deposition reactors. Some of the areas under active investigation are: protein engineering, fundamentals and engineering of polymers, biopolymers, and other soft materials, colloidal machines, atmospheric chemistry Breadth elective sequences that have standing departmental approval are described below. in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2007. Increasingly, chemical engineers are involved in new technologies employing highly novel materials whose unusual response at the molecular level endows them with unique properties. Current students should always consult their advisers and their individual graduation requirement plans as tracked in SIS. The courses must be technical or professional courses (see footnote a) that are 200-level or higher, with at least one of the courses being 300-level or higher. Graduate Research Colloquium. 3 Units. In addition, at various points in the course of the dissertation research, students will be required to prepare reports and seminars on their work, and defend their dissertation. Recommended preparation: ECHE 260. Separation Processes. Research in the department is sponsored by a variety of state and federal agencies, by private industry, and by foundations. Fundamental concepts will be discussed in the context of particle filtration, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, gas separations processes and emerging applications like membrane chromatography. 3 Units. 3 Units. Offered as ECHE 372 and ECHE 472. Prereq or Coreq: ECHE 363. Prereq: ECHE 360, ECHE 361, ECHE 364, and ECHE 367. Note that ECHE 361, ECHE 364 and ECHE 398 are 3-credit courses before 2022, and become 4-credit courses in 2022 and thereafter. Topics in Chemical Engineering. Interested students will have the opportunity to conduct research in these and other areas. Electrochemical Energy Storage. Prereq: Predoctoral research consent or advanced to Ph.D. candidacy milestone. Minimum requirements are a 3.2 grade point average and the recommendation of the department. Students can design a custom breadth elective sequence, consisting of three courses (9 credits) that fit in one coherent technical or professional theme. Design of Chemical Engineering Systems: Energy Analysis. Physical and chemical principles associated with kinetics and mass transport. Membrane-based separations provide a low-energy technique for performing chemical engineering separations and have applications in water treatment, energy, and human health. 3 Units. Practicing chemical engineers are the experts in charge of the development and production of diverse products in traditional chemical industries as well as many emerging new technologies. Tissue engineering examples from the literature such as incorporation of bioactive sequences to promote specific cell response (e.g., cell adhesion sites and protease degradation sequences). Corrosion Fundamentals. Department of Chemical Engineering. All Ph.D. students are required to take this course. Smith Building (7217) 216.368.4182Daniel Lacks, Professor and No prior experience with LabVIEW is required. Prereq: Junior or Senior standing or Requisites Not Met permission. Extraction of physical parameters and estimation of the errors in the parameter estimates is an important part of the course. Outside speakers present lectures on their current research. Students must also comply with the College of Engineering Requirements for a Degree, which are covered in the Bulletin under the College of Engineering. The undergraduate program provides a chemical engineering degree that is a passport to many careers in directly related industries as diverse as biochemical engineering, environmental management, and pharmaceuticals. ECHE 601. She received her B.S. Offered as ECHE 386 and ECHE 486. Review the Office of Undergraduate Studies BS/MS program requirements here.