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 Biochemical Engineer - Chemical Engineering Consulting - Edward T. Woodruff Inc.
The biochemical engineer applies the disciplines of reaction kinetics, heat and mass transfer, and fluid flow to the field covered by the biochemical engineer.
The biochemical engineer goes beyond the scope of the “normal” chemical engineer in that clean in place systems, sterilization, and inert gas stainless steel welding are involved.
The biochemical engineer is involved in the fields of fermentation as well as packed columns using whole cells or bound enzymes to achieve the reaction of interest.
www.tedwoodruff.com /Biochemical_Engineer.html   (476 words)

  
 Biochemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering Consulting - Edward T. Woodruff Inc.
Biochemical engineering applies the disciplines of reaction kinetics, heat and mass transfer, and fluid flow to the field covered by biochemical engineering.
Biochemical engineering goes beyond the scope of “normal” chemical engineering in that clean in place systems, sterilization, and inert gas stainless steel welding are involved.
Biochemical engineering covers the fields of fermentation as well as packed columns using whole cells or bound enzymes to achieve the reaction of interest.
www.tedwoodruff.com /Biochemical_Engineering.html   (414 words)

  
 Biochemical Engineering Common Queries
It is a collective term for all the scientific and engineering disciplines that are involved in the translation of new discoveries in the life sciences to practical outcomes.
Biochemical Engineering concerns the engineering of discovery processes and the translation of discoveries in Biochemistry and Medicine into commercial processes for new biological entities such as medicines and therapeutics.
The Department of Biochemical Engineering has five scholarships of at least £1500, for which an application must be made before the end of October in the year of entry.
www.ucl.ac.uk /biochemeng/department/queries.htm   (888 words)

  
 Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering What is Biochemical Engineering
The study course Biochemical Engineering was arranged in 2002 to come up to the rising demand for engineers in fields of design and development for processes in life-science.
Accordingly the study course Biochemical Engineering is scientific and interdisciplinary engineering.
Characteristic for the occupation of a Biochemical engineer is the interdisciplinary knowledge.
www.bci.uni-dortmund.de /chem-tech/en/content/department/whatbe/whatbe.html   (520 words)

  
 Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
For example, biochemical engineers might develop new technologies to produce polymers from biorenewable resources; and they might apply these polymeric materials in the field of medicine for the growth and repair of tissues and organs.
Biochemical engineers are involved in a wide variety of industrial biocatalytic, fermentation, and cell culture processes that generate products ranging from the high fructose corn syrup in soft drinks to recombinant human insulin.
As part of their training, chemical and biochemical engineers learn ethical design and a respect for the larger issues in any design, such as community health, employee safety, and the global implications of the design.
www.registrar.uiowa.edu /registrar/catalog/CollegeofEngineering/ChemicalandBiochemicalEngineering.html   (3727 words)

  
 CHE >> Undergraduate Home >> Concentration in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering
Engineers are needed to convert these cellular and biomolecular advances into technologies to improve quality of life.
The Bio-Concentration comprises five courses: three are required (CHE 246, CHE 347, and CHE 448) and two are electives taken in the Departments of Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or Materials Science and Engineering.
CHE 347: Biochemical Engineering (pre-req.: CHE 246 and CHE 321 or consent of instructor)
www.che.virginia.edu /biotech_conc.html   (410 words)

  
 2000-2001 UCI Catalogue: Engineering
Biochemical Engineering is concerned with the processing of biological materials and processes that use biological agents such as living cells, enzymes, or antibodies.
Biochemical Engineering, with integrated knowledge of the principles of biology and chemical engineering, plays a major engineering role in the rapidly developing area of biotechnology.
The principle objectives of the graduate curriculum in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering are to develop and expand students' abilities to solve new and more challenging engineering problems and to promote their skills in independent thinking and learning in preparation for careers in manufacturing, research, or teaching.
www.editor.uci.edu /00-01/engr/engr.4.html   (4044 words)

  
 CHEMS Home | The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
Chemical Engineering and Materials Sciences are the twin engines of technological innovation, and hence an ideal starting point to launch a successful engineering career.
Engineers with training in the biological sciences are in high demand.
The current program in Biochemical Engineering introduces students to achievements made in biotechnology and stimulates them to analyze basic scientific and engineering principles through organized and individualized curricula and research.
www.eng.uci.edu /chems   (596 words)

  
 Chemical Engineering: Postgraduate Degree Programmes - MSc in Biochemical Engineering
Biochemical Engineering applications include novel technologies for cheaper and kinder alternative energy and chemical feedstocks: new biochemical engineering techniques are also becoming available for cost effective pollution control.
The Centre for Biochemical Engineering is one of the major international research institutes in Europe.
And, of course, the Centre for Biochemical Engineering.
www.eng.bham.ac.uk /chemical/pg/msc.htm   (1292 words)

  
 International University Bremen: The Biochemical Engineering Program
Biochemical engineering (BCE) is an exciting field of science that enhances the quality of our lives by defining ways in which new biological discoveries are translated into realities.
The objective of the biochemical engineering undergraduate program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a professional career or to continue their studies towards an advanced degree.
Research groups in BCE consist of talents with diverse educational background (chemical engineers, bioprocess engineers, chemists, biochemists and biologists) from all over the world.
www.iu-bremen.de /bce   (252 words)

  
 Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology (NSF 99-21)
Engineers, or small groups of engineers and life scientists, are encouraged to apply.
Tissue Engineering is the application of the principles and methods of engineering and life sciences toward the fundamental understanding of structure-function relationships in normal and pathological mammalian tissues, and the development of biological substitutes to restore tissues.
Controlled synthesis of living tissue, therefore, appears to be a promising endeavor where engineering approaches provide possible short and long term applications involving a wide spectrum of tissues, including, but not limited to, skin, bone, blood vessels, liver cells, pancreatic islet cells, cartilage, nerve cells, bone marrow, and blood components.
www.nsf.gov /pubs/1999/nsf9921/nsf9921.htm   (1089 words)

  
 Chemical Engineering Establishes a Biochemical Engineering B
  It is important for chemical engineering students to be exposed to these new technologies, and to develop an appreciation for the potentialities and promise residing at the intersection of applied microbiology and chemical engineering.
Among the various courses offered, students choosing the Biochemical Engineering Concentration are required to take the course Ch.E 422: Biochemical Engineering.
  However, the underlying objective of the overall program is to expose chemical engineering students to the modern concepts, the methodologies and the culture of the biological sciences and the exciting new discoveries in molecular biology.
www.uic.edu /depts/chme/professors/Engineering_News-Bio._Conc..htm   (769 words)

  
 ChE 4601 Biochemical Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Chemical engineering principles are extended to applications of engineering kinetics and enzyme technology, bioreactors, and bioseparations.
These industries are turning to chemical engineers to solve various problems related to the design of bioreactors and downstream processing by extending our engineering skills from related areas such as reactor design, unit operations, and separations to biological processes.
The topic of biochemical engineering is an exciting application of your fundamental skills to a rapidly emmerging discipline.
www.d.umn.edu /~rdavis/courses/che4601/che4601.htm   (1825 words)

  
 USC Catalogue: The Schools: USC Viterbi School of Engineering: Chemical Engineering: Degree Requirements
Chemical Engineering is the engineering discipline which makes extensive use of chemical transformations (i.e., reactions) in addition to physical transformations (such as machining and molding) to achieve added value.
The Department of Chemical Engineering offers six Bachelor of Science degrees: chemical engineering (132 units); chemical engineering (biochemical engineering) (136 units); chemical engineering (environmental engineering) (135 units); chemical engineering (nanotechnology) (181 units); chemical engineering (petroleum engineering) (136 units); and chemical engineering (polymer science) (136 units).
A scholarship average of C (2.0) or higher is required in all upper division courses taken in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and biological sciences.
www.usc.edu /dept/publications/cat2006/schools/engineering/chemical/degree_requirements.html   (751 words)

  
 Biochemical Engineering
Biochemical engineers take the science that makes those advances possible and figure out ways to make the technology profitable on a large scale.
At the same time, he recognized that chemical engineers would have to embrace molecular biology, the emerging branch of biochemistry that sought to explain the complexities of life in molecular terms.
The success and growth of Tech’s biochemical engineering focus is due in large part to support from Cargill, Inc. The Minneapolis, Minn.-based company gave Tech $225,000 during the past three years.
www.hpcnet.org /sdsmt/SiteID=399805   (723 words)

  
 BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Biochemical engineering also focuses on processes for turning raw materials into consumer products, except that microorganisms are involved in the chemical transformation.
Students who are interested in furthering their knowledge in biochemical engineering have the opportunity to work on independent senior projects and graduate research in this facility.
The Biochemical Engineering Laboratory is equipped with bench-scale equipment for fermentation, high performance liquid chromatography, and downstream separations.
www.engineering.manhattan.edu /chemical/bioenglab.html   (296 words)

  
 CBU School of Engineering
Each curriculum is sufficiently flexible to permit a student to tailor a course of study for entry into the engineering profession immediately or for continued study in graduate school.
While most graduates remain in the engineering field, a significant number use their engineering background as a foundation for careers in law, medicine, business, education, science, and other areas.
The School of Engineering collaborates with the School of Sciences to offer a dual degree program that provides students the opportunity to earn undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering and computer science simultaneously.
www.cbu.edu /engineering   (260 words)

  
 Grant advances biochemical engineering laboratory
The most basic definition of biochemical engineering is the application of chemical engineering to biological systems.
Biochemical engineers work in the ethanol industry, they design biological systems for environmental remediation, they engineer improvements to pharmaceuticals and they work in other areas that combine biochemistry, microbiology and chemical engineering.
Biochemical engineering holds excellent promise to generate and sustain economic development in South Dakota.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2004-09/sdso-gab092204.php   (397 words)

  
 :: MIT ChE :: Research - Biological Engineering
Chemical engineering thermodynamics, transport, and chemical kinetics, so useful for manufacturing processes, are fruitful tools for exploring biological systems, as well.
Biological engineering research may be directed at molecular level processes, the cell, tissues, the organism, and large-scale manufacturing in biotech processes.
Biological engineering is an extraordinarily rich area for chemical engineers, and its consequences - theoretical, medical, commercial - will be far-reaching.
web.mit.edu /cheme/research/biological.html   (285 words)

  
 UC Davis Catalog 98-9/Chemical Engineering Majors
Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry and engineering to produce useful commodities, ranging from antibiotics to zirconium.
Chemical engineers are increasingly concerned with chemical and engineering processes related to the environment, food and pharmaceutical production, and medicine, working in areas as diverse as integrated circuits and integrated waste management.
The Chemical Engineering curriculum has been planned to provide a sound knowledge of engineering and chemical sciences so that you may achieve competence in treating not only current technical problems but also those that will arise in the technologies of the future.
registrar.ucdavis.edu /UCDWebCatalog98_99/WebCatCrs/gc_echmjr.htm   (1448 words)

  
 Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Thus, the M.S. degree is an appropriate step toward a Ph.D. degree (described later) or a means to train engineers capable of applied research and technical leadership in industry or government.
The M.S. degree is an excellent way for qualified students to gain a deeper insight into a specific subject and to expand the general engineering knowledge obtained during undergraduate education.
To meet the needs of students with different goals, two programs are offered: Plan A, in which a research investigation culminating in a thesis is required; and Plan B, a program of advanced study culminating in a technical report and a general examination by a committee of the graduate faculty.
www.engr.colostate.edu /cheme/programs/grad/graddegrees.shtml   (704 words)

  
 TU Delft - Master of Science in Biochemical Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Biochemical Engineer is the key expert in the application of biological organisms, systems or processes.
The Biochemical Engineering programme, with a total of 120 ECTS credit points, is a combination of teaching modules, group assignments, a conceptual design project and independent experimentation and research.
The core curriculum is supplemented by additional modules on topics relating to either process engineering or biological science, depending on the individual student’s wishes.
www.tnw.tudelft.nl /msc-biochemicalengineering   (327 words)

  
 CBU Chemical & Biochemical Engineering Department
The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering is the youngest department in CBU's School of Engineering and the only chemical engineering program in Memphis.
Although the main purpose of the department is to train and produce skilled undergraduate engineers, its faculty members are also involved in applied research in their fields of specialty.
CBU is among the very few chemical engineering departments in the South that has not only realized the importance of biotechnology for the new millennium, but also adopted this new track since Fall 2001.
www.cbu.edu /engineering/chedept.html   (363 words)

  
 Biochemical Engineering Minor in Chemical Engineering
Questions have arisen as to the requirements for 600 level courses in the proposed minor in Biochemical Engineering.
Current technical requirements for a “biochemical engineering minor” in industrial and academic practice requires research-related material that is currently taught to target classes composed of seniors and graduate students.
In the Department of Chemical Engineering, 600 level courses are considered “capstone” courses in specialized sub-fields of the discipline and are designed for both seniors and graduate students.
www.udel.edu /facsen/Executive/AnswerstoQuestionsBiochemicalEngr.htm   (1189 words)

  
 Chemical Engineering
Chemical engineering students are encouraged to join the campus chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Society of Women Engineers, and the Organization of Minority Scientists and Engineers.
The chemical engineering learning center, laboratories, and faculty offices are grouped together to facilitate interaction among students and faculty.
The main chemical engineering laboratory is equipped for work on bench-scale or pilot-scale equipment in the areas of fluid flow, heat transfer, and mass transfer.
www.lafayette.edu /admissions/majors/chemical_engineering.html   (891 words)

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