Instructional Development

Chemical Engineering Pollution Prevention Option
Responsible for development of undergraduate pollution prevention option curriculum. This was approved in Spring 1998. Jointly responsible for student recruiting and advising with Dr. Michael Overcash
Center for Interfacial Engineering (CIE) – University of Minnesota
Fluid Mechanics Workshop, August 7-9, 1997. Participant in a three day workshop on development of innovative approaches to teaching fluid mechanics. Have begun to incorporate CD-ROM Fluid Mechanics Engineering modules into CHE curriculum.
Development of International Environmental/Chemical Engineering Computer Education Aids

Courses Taught

CHE 205: Chemical Process Principles
Engineering methods of treating material balances, stoichiometry, phase equilibrium calculations, thermophysics, thermochemistry and the first law of thermodynamic.
CHE 205P: Chemical Process Principles (problem session)
Fortran problem session associated with CHE 205 where students learn to solve chemical engineering problems using mainfram computer system.
CHE 225: Chemical Process Systems
Introduction to methods of measurement of process variables and instrumental measurement methods. Dynamic process system behavior and computer simulation of steady state and dynamic processes. Introduction of equilibrium-stage process and graphical and analytical design methods.
CHE 311: Transport Processes I
Fundamental aspects of momentum and heat transfer, and the use of these fundamentals in solving problems in transport operations.
CHE 312: Transport Processes II
Fundamental aspects of mass transfer and the use of these basic principles in solving problems in transport operations.
CHE 495: Technical Presentations
CHE 497/498: Chemical Engineering Projects I and II
Introduction to chemical engineering research through experimental, theoretical and literature studies. Oral and written presentation of reports.
CHE 475/575: Advances in Pollution Prevention: Environmental Management for the Future
Design of industrial processes which minimize or eliminate wastes. Regulations and the corporate organization of current pollution prevention efforts. Current pollution prevention research. Product life cycle analysis and the application to design of more efficient processes.
CHE/NE 485/584 Management of Hazardous Chemical and Radioactive Wastes
Seminar series designed to provide an introduction to the management of both hazardous chemical and radioactive wastes. Topics include: hazardous waste treatment and disposal, pollution prevention, radioactive waste management, Superfund policy, state and federal regulations and risk assessment.