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Advanced Chemical Engineering Mathematics

This course covers i) arithmetic operations of vectors, tensors, and special functions, ii) numerical analysis of various differential equations, and iii) the application of the above-mentioned mathematical techniques to chemical processes.

Advanced Electrochemistry

This course covers advanced electrochemical processes based on the fundamentals of physical chemistry, thermodynamics, chemical reaction kinetics, and electrochemistry. The state-of-the-art processes using electrochemistry are covered from a chemical engineer‘s point of view.

Advanced Biochemical Engineering

The overview of biochemical engineering is introduced. The lecture covers the upstream of biochmical engineering including biochemistry, fermentation and enzyme action, and unit process and operation for biochemical reactions.

Nuclear Chemical Engineering

The nuclear reaction system is introduced based on the chemical engineering methodologies. The following subjects are covered in detail.

  1. 1) Nuclear reaction
  2. 2) Nuclear fuel cycle
  3. 3) Solvent extraction of metals
  4. 4) Properties of Uranium, Thorium and Zirconium
  5. 5) Properties of crushed irradiated fuel
  6. 6) Treatment of nuclear fuel
  7. 7) Treatment of radio active wastes
Chemical Engineering Seminar

This course consists of seminars presented by professors and industry experts and presentations made by students.

Topics in Chemical Engineering I

This course covers recent research on chemical engineering. The topic is subject to change depending on the environment.

Topics in Chemical Engineering II

This course covers recent research on chemical engineering. The topic is subject to change depending on the environment.

Topics in Chemical Engineering III

This course covers recent research on chemical engineering. The topic is subject to change depending on the environment.

Topics in Chemical Engineering IV

This course covers recent research on chemical engineering. The topic is subject to be changed depending on the environment.

Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering

Some basic concepts such as material and energy balances, physical chemistry, thermodynamics and chemical kinetics for reactor design are introduced and discussed in detail. Based on them, advanced methodologies for reactor design are introduced to be applied to homogeneous catalytic reactions, polymerizations, bioreactions and heterogeneous catalytic reactions.

Reactor Analysis and Design

The principles to design various reactors are introduced. Based on them, the detailed design process is carried out. Also, the methodologies to analyze the exit values from a reactor under different input values are dealt with to help students be able to obtain stable operating conditions.

Reaction Kinetics

Knowledge of chemical kinetics is deeply dealt with on for students to understand chemical reaction mechanisms. Statistical mechanics and collision theory are discussed to help students understand elementary reactions.

Advanced Catalyst Engineering

The basic concept of adsorption and desorption is introduced. Catalyst synthesis and characterization of catalytic materials are dealt with. Catalyst and catalytic processes for various chemical reactions are discussed.

Bioreaction Engineering

The relationship between biological and physico-chemical processes including growth of microorganisms, formation of products, transport phenomena and surface reactions is covered. Several models are introduced for chemical reactions, and the effect of bio-reactor type on the relationship is evaluated.

Advanced Fluid Dynamics

The basic equations for momentum transfer will be derived. The student will understand the fluid flow phenomena in chemical processes and instruments by analyzing the flow in tubes, boundary layer theory, turbulent flow, multi-phase flow and flow instability utilizing both analytical and numerical methods.

Advanced Mass Transfer

The course will start from the phenomenological concept of mass transfer process and lead to equations for the design of instruments. The course consists of diffusion coefficient, the experimental measurement of diffusivity, diffusion in gas and liquid, diffusion equation, mass transfer coefficient and the design method for multistage counter-current mass transfer devices.

Advanced Heat Transfer

This course will deal with theories for conduction, convection and radiation mechanisms. The students will understand heat transfer process and instruments by analyzing various heat transfer phenomena, including phase transition.

Advanced Separation Processes

The course will deal with distillation, absorption and extraction process of multi-phase. The students will design a plate column which is a representative separation process. The course consists of the thermodynamic estimation of equilibria, design variables, and flash distillation of multi-phase. This course will deal with simple calculation methods with approximation for distillation, absorption and extraction processes utilizing Smith-Brinkely, Horton-Franklin, Edmister and FUG. This course also deals with the accurate calculation methodologies for the processes (e.g., Lewis-Matheson and Thiele-Geddes) and design methods based on theses equations.


In this course, we will deal with the mechanical properties of complex fluids such as polymer solution, polymer melt, suspension and emulsion systems. The students will study linear and non-linear viscoelasticity theories, constitutive equations and non-Newtonian fluid mechanics. The knowledge of the present course can be applied to polymer processing, cosmetics, pharmaceutics and microfluidics.

Advanced Thermodynamics

Basic principles and theory are introduced comprehensively, and irreversible thermodynamics, bridging classical thermodynamics and macroscale process phenomena in homogeneous as well as heterogeneous systems, are covered to expand the field of thermodynamic engineering.

Statistical Thermodynamics

The concepts of distribution function, micro- and grand-canonical ensemble are introduced. The relation between macroscale properties such as distribution function, entropy, internal energy and free energy is analyzed and understood. Especially, the application includes the inference of the macroscale properties of mixture on the basis of microscale relationships.

Process Dynamics and Control

Methodology for understanding dynamic systems is introduced. The processes in steady state are taken into account for the application of optimization and control. The lecture includes the development and analysis of dynamics models, and several methods to improve the dynamics of the system are also covered.

Process Optimization

In this lecture, optimization methods such as direct method, indirect method, linear programming, and nonlinear optimization are applied to a variety of physico-chemical processes in chemical engineering

Advanced Inorganic Materials Science & Engineering

This course examines electrical, optical, and mechanical properties of semiconducting materials, and plasma processing for etching and deposition of semiconductors. Knowledge of basic Chemical Engineering courses such as physical chemistry, thermodynamics, reaction engineering, and transport phenomena are strongly required because various processes for etching and deposition of thin films will be covered from a Chemical Engineer’s point of view.

Industrial Materials and Corrosion

This course covers the behavior of metal corrosion and its protection from a chemical engineer's point of view.

Surface Engineering

This course covers physicochemical properties of solid surfaces and the principles and applications of surface analysis. The concept and characteristics of vacuum systems are also covered.

Advanced Polymer Processing

This course will introduce novel polymer processing techniques. The students will understand the rheological characteristics of non-Newtonian polymeric liquids. The students will also study the heat transfer and models for the polymer processing such as extrusion and injection molding, and understand the characteristics of each process.

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