## Graduate Courses

Courses numbered from 500-599 are designated for graduate students only; those from 400-499 are for both advanced undergraduate and graduate students. The courses marked with an asterisk are taken by all graduate students. More information about courses is available via the UI Course Catalog.

**Courses often taken by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering graduate students:**

ChBE 521: Applied Mathematics in Chemical Engineering*

ChBE 522: Fluid Dynamics

ChBE 523: Advanced Topics in Heat and Mass Transfer

ChBE 551: Chemical Kinetics and Catalysis

ChBE 552: Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics and Molecular Rheology

ChBE 553: Surface Chemistry

ChBE 565: Chemical Engineering Seminar*

ChBE 571: Bioinformatics

ChBE 572: Metabolic Systems Engineering

ChBE 580: Lab Techs in Bioinformatics

ChBE 594: Special topics. Various advanced topics; generally taken during the second year of graduate study. Typical topics include turbulence, hydrodynamic instability, process dynamics, interfacial phenomena, reactor design, cellular bioengineering, properties of matter at high pressure, and phase transitions. May be repeated.

ChBE 599: Thesis Research*

ChBE 421: Momentum and Heat Transfer

ChBE 422: Mass Transfer Operations

ChBE 424: Chemical Reaction Engineering

ChBE 430: Unit Operations Laboratory

ChBE 431: Process Design

ChBE 440: Process Control and Dynamics

ChBE 451: Transport Phenomena

ChBE 452: Chemical Kinetics & Catalysis

ChBE 453: Electrochemical Engineering

ChBE 454: ChBE Projects

ChBE 456: Polymer Science and Engineering

ChBE 457: Microelectronics Processing

ChBE 460: Process Development

ChBE 471: Biochemical Engineering

ChBE 472: Techniques in Biomolecular Engineering

ChBE 473: Biomolecular Engineering

ChBE 474: Metabolic Engineering

ChBE 475: Tissue Engineering

ChBE 476: Biotransport

ChBE 478: Bioenergy Technology

ChBE 494: Special Topics in Chemical Engineering (each is a different course): Chemistry and Transport in Microelectronics Processing; Bio-informatics / Metabolic Engineering; Optical Methods in Chemical Engineering Research; Dynamics of Complex Fluids; Open-ended Experimental Design; Reaction Engineering; Colloidal Interactions in Biotechnology; Global Optimization

**Courses graduate students have taken outside the department:**

Atmos. Sci. 502: Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics

Bioen. 498: Special Topics in Bioengineering

CHEM 442: Physical Chemistry I

CHEM 516: Physical Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 518: Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 522: Experimental Spectroscopy

CHEM 524: Electrochemical Methods

CHEM 544: Statistical Thermodynamics

CHEM 546: Advanced Statistical Mechanics

CEE 447: Atmospheric Chemistry

C S 400: Data Structures for Non-Computer Majors

C S 455: Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations

C S 533: Theory of High-Speed Parallel Computation

C S 558: Topics of Numerical Analysis

ECE 440: Solid State Electronic Devices

ECE 441: Physics and Modeling of Semiconductor Devices

ECE 444: Theory and Fabrication of Integrated Circuit Devices

ECE 455: Optical Electronics

ECE 488: Compound Semiconductors and Devices

ECE 532: Compound Semiconductors

ECE 545: Advanced Physical Acoustics

MSE 455: Polymer Physics I

MSE 460: Electronic Materials and Processing I

MSE 481: Electron Microscopy and Diffraction Theory

MSE 500: Statistical Thermodynamics of Materials

MSE 582: Surface Physics

MSE 598: Special Topics in Materials Science

MATH 446: Applied Complex Variables

MATH 482: Linear Programming

MATH 484: Nonlinear Programming

MATH 489: Differential Equations II

MATH 540: Real Analysis I

MATH 541: Real Analysis II

MATH 553: Partial Differential Equations

MATH 556: Methods of Mathematical Physics I

MATH 557: Methods of Mathematical Physics II

MATH 559: Asymptotic Methods

MCB 421: Microbial Genetics

MCB 422: Microbial Genetics Techniques

MCB 430: Molecular Microbiology

MCB 550: Biomolecular Physics

MCB 552: Lab Techniques in Biochemistry

M E 471: Introduction to Finite Element Analysis

M E 551: Polymer Rheology and Processing

PHYS 402: Light

PHYS 404: Electronic Circuits I

PHYS 460: Condensed Matter Physics

PHYS 479: Plasma & Fusion Science

PHYS 485: Atomic Physics and Quantum Theory

PHYS 504: Statistical Physics

PHYS 560: Condensed Matter Physics I

PHYS 563: Phase Transitions

PHYS 598: Special Topics in Physics

T A M 538: Turbulence

T A M 574: Advanced Finite Element Methods