Graduate Handbook
CBE-5000-Seminar_Spring 2017_1-11-2017.pdf
Graduate Courses
Job Placement Destinations
Admissions and Application Information
Frequently Asked Questions

Graduate Courses

Core Courses

  • CBE:5110 Intermediate Thermodynamics
  • CBE:5115 Transport Phenomena
  • CBE:5105 Introduction to Literature Review and Proposal Writing

Plus one of the following to satisfy the Chemical Reaction Kinetics requirement:

  • CBE:5205 Introduction to Biochemical Engineering
  • CBE:5425 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
  • CBE:5315 Polymer Chemistry

Course Requirement in Ethics for Ph.D. and M.S. Thesis Students:

  • ENGR:7270 Engineering Ethics

Energy and Environmental Courses

  • CBE:4410 Sustainable Systems
  • CBE:5152 Environmental Chemistry
  • CBE:4459 Air Pollution Control Technology
  • CBE:5425 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
  • CBE:5405 Green Chemical and Energy Technologies
  • OEH:6450 Aerosol Technology

Biochemical Engineering Courses

  • CBE:5205 Introduction to Biochemical Engineering
  • CBE:5215 Advanced Biochemical Engineering
  • CBE:5210 Bioseparations
  • CBE:5250 Introduction to Biocatalysis
  • CBE:6210 Biotechnology of Extremophiles
  • CBE:6215 Engineering Aspects of Animal Cell Culture
  • CBE:5701 Tissue Engineering
  • CBE:5875 Perspectives in Biocatalysis

Polymer and Material Science Courses

  • CBE:5309 Polymer Fundamentals
  • CBE:4156 Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis
  • CBE:5390 Photopolymerization Topics
  • CBE:5310 Polymer Science and Technology
  • CBE:5315 Polymer Chemistry

NOTE:  Our students often take additional courses in other departments, including: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacy, Occupational & Environmental Health, and in other College of Engineering departments (e.g., Biomedical, Electrical & Computer, Civil & Environmental, Mechanical & Industrial).

Job Placement Destinations

Graduates of the department's M.S. and Ph.D. programs have gone on to hold positions at a variety of widely recognized institutions and concerns, both public and private. Here is a sampling of chemical and biochemical engineering graduates' employment destinations.

Graduate Student Destinations

Abbott Laboratories AER Atmospheric and Environmental Research Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs
bioStrategies Group Dow Chemical Dow Corning
DuPont Enzymed ExxonãTaiwan
Honda Iowa State University Research Park Jordan University of Science and Technology
King Monkut Institute of Technology LBL in Berkeley Marathon Oil
Monsanto Ohio University PEER Consultants, P.C.
Searle Texas A&M University, Kingsville 3M
University of Cincinnati The University of Iowa University of Kentucky
University of Missouri-Columbia U.S. Department of Energy