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CHEMENG 25E: Energy: Chemical Transformations for Production, Storage, and Use (ENGR 25E)

An introduction and overview to the challenges and opportunities of energy supply and consumption. Emphasis on energy technologies where chemistry and engineering play key roles. Review of energy fundamentals along with historical energy perspectives and current energy production technologies. In depth analysises of solar thermal systems, biofuels, photovoltaics and electrochemical devices (batteries and fuel cells). Prerequisites: high school chemistry or equivalent.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHEMENG 110: Equilibrium Thermodynamics

Thermodynamic properties, equations of state, properties of non-ideal systems including mixtures, and phase and chemical equilibria. Prerequisite: CHEM 171 or equivalent.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Qin, J. (PI); Kelly, S. (TA)

CHEMENG 120A: Fluid Mechanics

The flow of isothermal fluids from a momentum transport viewpoint. Continuum hypothesis, scalar and vector fields, fluid statics, non-Newtonian fluids, shell momentum balances, equations of motion and the Navier-Stokes equations, creeping and potential flow, parallel and nearly parallel flows, time-dependent parallel flows, boundary layer theory and separation, introduction to drag correlations. Prerequisites: junior in Chemical Engineering or consent of instructor; CHEMENG 100 and CME 102 or equivalent.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHEMENG 160: Soft Matter in Biomedical Devices, Microelectronics, and Everyday Life (BIOE 158, MATSCI 158)

The relationships between molecular structure, morphology, and the unique physical, chemical, and mechanical behavior of polymers and other types of soft matter are discussed. Topics include methods for preparing synthetic polymers and examination of how enthalpy and entropy determine conformation, solubility, mechanical behavior, microphase separation, crystallinity, glass transitions, elasticity, and linear viscoelasticity. Case studies covering polymers in biomedical devices and microelectronics will be covered. Recommended: ENGR 50 and Chem 31A or equivalent.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Appel, E. (PI)

CHEMENG 174: Environmental Microbiology I (BIO 273A, CEE 274A, CHEMENG 274)

Basics of microbiology and biochemistry. The biochemical and biophysical principles of biochemical reactions, energetics, and mechanisms of energy conservation. Diversity of microbial catabolism, flow of organic matter in nature: the carbon cycle, and biogeochemical cycles. Bacterial physiology, phylogeny, and the ecology of microbes in soil and marine sediments, bacterial adhesion, and biofilm formation. Microbes in the degradation of pollutants. Prerequisites: CHEM 33, 35, and BIOSCI 41, CHEMENG 181 (formerly 188), or equivalents.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Spormann, A. (PI)

CHEMENG 183: Biochemistry II (CHEM 183, CHEMENG 283)

Focus on metabolic biochemistry: the study of chemical reactions that provide the cell with the energy and raw materials necessary for life. Topics include glycolysis, gluconeogenesis, the citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, photosynthesis, the pentose phosphate pathway, and the metabolism of glycogen, fatty acids, amino acids, and nucleotides as well as the macromolecular machines that synthesize RNA, DNA, and proteins. Medical relevance is emphasized throughout. Satisfies Central Menu Area 1 for Bio majors. Prerequisite: CHEM 181 or CHEM 143 or CHEMENG 181/281.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER: DB-NatSci | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dunn, A. (PI)

CHEMENG 185B: Chemical Engineering Laboratory B

Second quarter of two-quarter sequence. Experimental aspects of chemical engineering. Emphasizes experimental design, project execution, team organization, and communication skills. Lab section times will not be assigned, though students should expect to spend at least 5 hours per week on average in the lab working on their team research projects. Labs will typically be available M-F between 9am-6pm; to be arranged separately. Prerequisite: CHEMENG 185A. Corequisite: CHEMENG 150.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHEMENG 190: Undergraduate Research in Chemical Engineering

Laboratory or theoretical work for undergraduates under the supervision of a faculty member. Research in one of the graduate research groups or other special projects in the undergraduate chemical engineering lab. Students should consult advisers for information on available projects. Course may be repeated.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-6 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHEMENG 190H: Undergraduate Honors Research in Chemical Engineering

For Chemical Engineering majors pursuing a B.S. with Honors degree who have submitted an approved research proposal to the department. Unofficial transcript must document BSH status and at least 9 units of 190H research for a minimum of 3 quarters May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHEMENG 191H: Undergraduate Honors Seminar

For Chemical Engineering majors approved for B.S. with Honors research program. Honors research proposal must be submitted and unofficial transcript document BSH status prior to required concurrent registration in 190H and 191H. May be repeated for credit. Corequisite: 190H
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHEMENG 193: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Health Research (BIO 193, BIOE 193, CHEM 113)

For undergraduate students participating in the Stanford ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholars Program. This course will expose students to interdisciplinary research questions and approaches that span chemistry, engineering, biology, and medicine. Focus is on the development and practice of scientific reading, writing, and presentation skills intended to complement hands-on laboratory research. Students will read scientific articles, write research proposals, make posters, and give presentations.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Khosla, C. (PI)

CHEMENG 274: Environmental Microbiology I (BIO 273A, CEE 274A, CHEMENG 174)

Basics of microbiology and biochemistry. The biochemical and biophysical principles of biochemical reactions, energetics, and mechanisms of energy conservation. Diversity of microbial catabolism, flow of organic matter in nature: the carbon cycle, and biogeochemical cycles. Bacterial physiology, phylogeny, and the ecology of microbes in soil and marine sediments, bacterial adhesion, and biofilm formation. Microbes in the degradation of pollutants. Prerequisites: CHEM 33, 35, and BIOSCI 41, CHEMENG 181 (formerly 188), or equivalents.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Spormann, A. (PI)

CHEMENG 283: Biochemistry II (CHEM 183, CHEMENG 183)

Focus on metabolic biochemistry: the study of chemical reactions that provide the cell with the energy and raw materials necessary for life. Topics include glycolysis, gluconeogenesis, the citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, photosynthesis, the pentose phosphate pathway, and the metabolism of glycogen, fatty acids, amino acids, and nucleotides as well as the macromolecular machines that synthesize RNA, DNA, and proteins. Medical relevance is emphasized throughout. Satisfies Central Menu Area 1 for Bio majors. Prerequisite: CHEM 181 or CHEM 143 or CHEMENG 181/281.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dunn, A. (PI)

CHEMENG 310: Microhydrodynamics (ME 451D)

Transport phenomena on small-length scales appropriate to applications in microfluidics, complex fluids, and biology. The basic equations of mass, momentum, and energy, derived for incompressible fluids and simplified to the slow-flow limit. Topics: solution techniques utilizing expansions of harmonic and Green's functions; singularity solutions; flows involving rigid particles and fluid droplets; applications to suspensions; lubrication theory for flows in confined geometries; slender body theory; and capillarity and wetting. Prerequisites: 120A,B, 300, or equivalents.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHEMENG 345: Fundamentals and Applications of Spectroscopy (PHOTON 345)

Development of theoretical approaches to spectroscopy, including spectroscopic transitions, transition probabilities, and selection rules. Application to photon and electron spectroscopies of the gas and solid phases. Topics: rotational spectroscopy; infrared and Raman vibrational spectroscopies; fluorescence spectroscopy; Auger, x-ray and ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopies. Prerequisite: CHEM 271 or course in quantum mechanics.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHEMENG 399: Graduate Research Rotation in Chemical Engineering

Introduction to graduate level laboratory and theoretical work. Performance in this course comprises part of the mandatory evaluation for pre-candidacy standing and suitability to continue in the chemical engineering Ph.D. program.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHEMENG 456: Microbial Bioenergy Systems (BIO 273B, CEE 274B)

Introduction to microbial metabolic pathways and to the pathway logic with a special focus on microbial bioenergy systems. The first part of the course emphasizes the metabolic and biochemical principles of pathways, whereas the second part is more specifically directed toward using this knowledge to understand existing systems and to design innovative microbial bioenergy systems for biofuel, biorefinery, and environmental applications. There also is an emphasis on the implications of rerouting of energy and reducing equivalents for the fitness and ecology of the organism. Prerequisites: CHEMENG 174 or 181 and organic chemistry, or equivalents.
Terms: given next year | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHEMENG 459: Frontiers in Interdisciplinary Biosciences (BIO 459, BIOC 459, BIOE 459, CHEM 459, PSYCH 459)

Students register through their affiliated department; otherwise register for CHEMENG 459. For specialists and non-specialists. Sponsored by the Stanford BioX Program. Three seminars per quarter address scientific and technical themes related to interdisciplinary approaches in bioengineering, medicine, and the chemical, physical, and biological sciences. Leading investigators from Stanford and the world present breakthroughs and endeavors that cut across core disciplines. Pre-seminars introduce basic concepts and background for non-experts. Registered students attend all pre-seminars; others welcome. See http://biox.stanford.edu/courses/459.html. Recommended: basic mathematics, biology, chemistry, and physics.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit

CHEMENG 462: Complex Fluids and Non-Newtonian Flows (ME 455)

Definition of a complex liquid and microrheology. Division of complex fluids into suspensions, solutions, and melts. Suspensions as colloidal and non-colloidal. Extra stress and relation to the stresslet. Suspension rheology including Brownian and non-Brownian fibers. Microhydrodynamics and the Fokker-Planck equation. Linear viscoelasticity and the weak flow limit. Polymer solutions including single mode (dumbbell) and multimode models. Nonlinear viscoelasticity. Intermolecular effects in nondilute solutions and melts and the concept of reptation. Prerequisites: low Reynolds number hydrodynamics or consent of instructor.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Shaqfeh, E. (PI)

CHEMENG 469: Solid Structure and Properties of Polymers

Fundamental structure-properties relationships of solid polymers in bulk and thin films. Topics include chain conformations in bulk amorphous polymers, glass transition, crystallization, semi-crystalline morphology, liquid crystalline order, polymer blends, block copolymers, polymer networks/gels, polymers of high current interest, and experimental methods of characterizing polymer structure.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Yoon, D. (PI); Mun, J. (TA)

CHEMENG 484: The Startup Garage: Testing and Launch (SOMGEN 284)

This is the second quarter of the two-quarter series. In this quarter, student teams expand the field work they started in the fall quarter. They get out of the building to talk to potential customers, partners, distributors, and investors to test and refine their business model, product/service and market. This quarter the teams will be expected to develop and test a minimally viable product, iterate, and focus on validated lessons on: the market opportunity, user need and behavior, user interactions with the product or service, business unit economics, sale and distribution models, partnerships, value proposition, and funding strategies. Teams will interact with customers, partners, distributors, investors and mentors with the end goal of developing and delivering a funding pitch to a panel of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors and faculty.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

CHEMENG 500: Special Topics in Protein Biotechnology

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Swartz, J. (PI)

CHEMENG 501: Special Topics in Semiconductor Processing

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Bent, S. (PI)

CHEMENG 503: Special Topics in Biocatalysis

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Khosla, C. (PI)

CHEMENG 505: Special Topics in Microrheology

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Fuller, G. (PI)

CHEMENG 507: Special Topics in Polymer Physics and Molecular Assemblies

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Frank, C. (PI)

CHEMENG 510: Special Topics in Transport Mechanics

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Shaqfeh, E. (PI)

CHEMENG 513: Special Topics in Functional Organic Materials for Electronic and Optical Devices

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Bao, Z. (PI)

CHEMENG 514: Special Topics in Biopolymer Physics

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Spakowitz, A. (PI)

CHEMENG 515: Special Topics in Molecular and Systems Biology

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Wang, C. (PI)

CHEMENG 516: Special Topics in Energy and Catalysis

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Jaramillo, T. (PI)

CHEMENG 517: Special Topics in Microbial Physiology and Metabolism

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Spormann, A. (PI)

CHEMENG 518: Special Topics in Advanced Biophysics and Protein Design

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dunn, A. (PI)

CHEMENG 519: Special Topics in Interface Science and Catalysis

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Noerskov, J. (PI)

CHEMENG 520: Special Topics in Biological Chemistry

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Sattely, E. (PI)

CHEMENG 521: Special Topics in Nanostructured Materials for Energy and the Environment

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Cargnello, M. (PI)

CHEMENG 522: Special Topics in Soft Matter and Molecular Physics

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Qin, J. (PI)

CHEMENG 523: Special Topics in Suspension Dynamics

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Zia, R. (PI)

CHEMENG 600: Graduate Research in Chemical Engineering

Laboratory and theoretical work leading to partial fulfillment of requirements for an advanced degree. Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-12 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

CHEMENG 699: Colloquium

Weekly lectures by experts from academia and industry in the field of chemical engineering. Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Qin, J. (PI); Zia, R. (PI)
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