Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ARSC510 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
CHEM501 ADVANCED GENERAL CHEMISTRY 3 3 0
This course presents a comprehensive overview of fundamental chemistry concepts, with particular emphasis on those that are identified as competency goals in the Standard Course of Study. The course will follow an inquiry-based approach, and demonstrate the acquisition of scientific knowledge through the interpretation of experimental data. It is designed for postgraduate students who will learn types of matter, measurements, properties of substances; atoms and atomic theory, components of the atom, introduction to the periodic table, molecules and ions, formulas and naming ionic compounds, the mole, mass relations, measurements on gases, the ideal gas law, gas law calculations, stoichiometry of gaseous reactions, quantum numbers, electron configurations in atoms, polarity, principles and measurements of heat flow, calorimetry, thermo-chemical equations, enthalpies of formation.
CHEMXX1 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
CHEMXX2 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
CHEM500 THESIS 0 0 0
CHEM590 SEMINAR 0 0 0
CHEMXX3 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
CHEMXX4 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
CHEMXX5 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
CHEM508 ADVANCED ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES 3 3 0
CHEM510 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHROMATOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES 3 3 0
CHEM102 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY I 0 0 0
General concepts in analytical chemistry will be presented. Chemistry of aqueous solution, dilution of solutions, molar concentration, the principle of equilibrium, mole fraction, factors affecting the state of equilibrium, weakly soluble salts, selective precipitation, equilibrium of weakly soluble salts, ionization of weak electrolytes and influence of common ions and electrolytes presenting in the medium on the solubility, acids and bases, calculating the ph and the pOH values for weak/strong acids and bases, buffer solutions, buffer capacity. Gravimetric and titrimetric methods including acid base neutralization titrations, oxidation and reduction titrations, precipitation titrations and the complexometry concept and complexometric titrations will be cover in this course.
BIOE522 BIONANOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
CHEM201 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY II 0 0 0
Classification of analytical methods, instrumental methods and samples, selection of analytical method, accuracy, precision, variation range, the concepts of selectivity, confidence interval, probability level problems will be explained. Besides, introduction to separation methods, extraction and extraction problems, introduction to chromatographic methods including thin layer chromatography, paper chromatography, GC and HPLC, mechanisms of chromatography, classification of chromatographic methods, introduction to spectrochemical methods including UV-Vis, fluorescence and IR spectroscopic methods, device presentation for optical spectrometry, preparation of calibration curve, qualitative and quantitative applications of molecular absorption spectrophotometry, atomic spectroscopic techniques as well as introduction to electroanalytical methods, potentiometric and conductometric analysis methods, voltammetric analysis methods will also be covered.
CHEM104 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 0 0 0
ENVS505 HAZARDOUS AND TOXIC WASTES-TREATMENT AND CONTROL 3 3 0
Definition of the problem. Hazardous waste concept. Definition of the hazardous waste. Determination methods of hazardous waste. Criteria of hazardous waste for determination. Listing. Hazardous waste impoundment. Hazardous waste management. Transportation of hazardous waste. Management, treatment and disposal. Incineration and treatment technologies. Land-filling and disposal strategies. Determination of the hazardous waste sites. Site planning. Deep well injection. Disposal to spent mine.
ENVE102 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 0 0 0
This course is designed for faculty of engineering and pharmacy students. At the end of the course the learner is expected to be able to name organic compounds, predict basic structure reactivity relationships, design simple syntheses of basic classes of organic compounds, describe some organic reaction mechanisms and have some insight to the principles of stereochemistry. The objective of the course is to introduce basic reaction types, reaction mechanisms of functional groups, of organic compounds like alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, benzene and aromatic hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, thiols, the carbonyl groups, aldehydes, and ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, amines. Theoric information is given to the students using lecture notes, demonstrations, example questions and group discussions.
CHEM509 ADVANCED SEPARATION METHODS 3 3 0
ENVE513 REMOVAL OF ORGANICS FROM WATER 3 3 0
Discusses the measurement and removal of organics such as humic substances, phenol, cresols, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, grease, surfactants, oils, pesticides, toxic and non-biodegradable soluble organics typically found in water and waste waters. Covers the removal methods such as carbon adsorption, biological treatment, chemical oxidation and advanced oxidation processes as well as the removal in natural systems.
BIOE526 ECOLOGY 3 3 0
ENVE509 ADVANCED AIR POLLUTION 3 3 0
This course is about air pollution effects, measurements, emission estimates, meteorology and modeling. Topics covered are air pollution meteorology; physical and thermodynamic properties of the atmosphere, equations of motion, hydrostatic equation, continuity equation, geostrophic approximation, atmospheric stability and inversions / air pollutant concentration models; fixed-box models, diffusion models.
ENVS513 REMOVAL OF ORGANICS FROM WATER 3 3 0
Discusses the measurement and removal of organics such as humic substances, phenol, cresols, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, grease, surfactants, oils, pesticides, toxic and non-biodegradable soluble organics typically found in water and waste waters. Covers the removal methods such as carbon adsorption, biological treatment, chemical oxidation and advanced oxidation processes as well as the removal in natural systems.
BIOE507 BIOSENSORS 3 3 0
This course will cover the principles, technologies, methods and applications of biosensors and bioinstrumentation. The objective of this course is to link engineering principles to understanding of biosystems in sensors and bioelectronics. It will provide the student with detail of methods and procedures used in the design, fabrication and application of biosensors and bioelectronic devices. The fundamentals of measurement science are applied to optical, electrochemical, mass, and pressure signal transduction. Upon successful completion of this course, students are expected to be able to explain biosensing and transducing techniques, design and construct biosensors instrumentation.
ENRE501 ENERGY - PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE 3 3 0
BIOE501 TECHIQUES IN MOLECULAR BIOENGINEERING 3 3 0
This course will teach principles of wet lab for molecular biology, applying them to particular cell models, and general molecular biology laboratory procedures and safety implications. Student will be introduced to PCR, gel electrophoresis, imaging, Western blotting and site-directed mutagenesis techniques.
BIOE513 PHYSIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS 3 3 0
This course will teach students to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to cellular and systems physiology, including function, dysfunction, and the mechanisms that underlie treatment. The course will also addresses professional and ethical responsibility associated with the development, testing, and implementation (or withholding) of biomedical devices or treatments. The techniques, skills and tools necessary for engineering practice will be covered in addition to teach students to design, conduct, and analyze experiments. Topics may include the nervous system, striated and smooth muscle, and respiratory, renal, and cardiovascular systems.
BIOE535 BIOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
ENVS519 ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT 3 3 0
BIOE502 TECHNIQUES IN TISSUE CULTURE AND CELLULAR BIOENGINEERING 3 3 0
This is a course will begin with introducing practical skills for the isolation of animals cells for in vitro studies, maintenance of animal cells in vitro, manipulation of animal cells in vitro, and application of molecular techniques to in vitro situations. This course also designed to bridge cell biology with engineering. At the completion of this course, the students should be able to: Discuss the molecular and cellular basis of life from an engineering perspective, identify crucial molecular parameters involved in cellular events measure and manipulate molecular parameters experimentally, apply engineering principles, concepts, and mathematical modelling in studying molecular parameters, cell structure, function, and appropriately capture the salient features of the cellular phenomena. In addition, the students should be able to manipulate the behaviour of biological cells, examine structure-function relationship and explore and criticize the existing and emerging technologies that exploit and extend our knowledge of molecular and cell biology.
BIOE520 PROTEING ENGINEERING 3 3 0
BCHM203 BIOCHEMISTRY-I 0 0 0
The main topics are water and pH, structure of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins and nucleic acids, enzymes including mechanism of action, enzyme kinetics, regulation of enzyme activity, coenzymes, and bioenergetics. The structure of proteins, carbohydrates and lipids, cell membranes, are covered as well as structures and mechanisms of action of several membrane channels, pumps and receptors. Transducing and storing energy is covered as part of introduction to metabolism. The molecular details of nucleic acid structure, DNA replication, RNA synthesis, processing and regulation, gene expression, protein synthesis, techniques in protein biochemistry will also be covered. Transcription of DNA into RNA and then translation at the ribosome are among the emphasized areas as well as protein/enzyme structure/function, macromolecule structures.
BCHM204 BIOCHEMISTRY-II 0 2 0
The main topics are metabolism of carbohydrates and its control, metabolism of lipids and amino acids/proteins and nucleic acids and their control, function and replication of information macromolecules, hormones and mechanism of hormone action and integration of metabolisms. Also special topics like cellular respiration, hemostasis, biological membranes and transport mechanisms will be discussed. Main focus will be on TCA cycle (Kreb’s cycle), Oxidative Phosphorylation, Glycolysis, Gluconeogenesis, Ketogenesis, Pentose Phosphate Pathway as well as the hormone regulation of these pathways and enzymatic activities/mechanisms. Inhibitors and activators of these pathways as well as their energy usage and production mechanisms and reactions will be discussed. Biochemical basis of gene regulation mechanisms will also be discussed.