The role of chemistry in the food, drug and agrochemical industries is discussed. Emphasis is not only placed on scientific issues but also on socio-economical issues and the positive role of chemistry in human development.
Apply all acquired knowledge in chemistry to critically analyse the complex issues related to the production and use of high added value chemicals.
Seminars presented by different members of the lab and external colleagues.
Seminars by the students on a subject chosen by them from a list proposed by the tecahing staff. These presentations must allow a subsequent debate. (this will be discussed in detail at our first meeting)
Student participation to all seminars is compulsory.
A copy of the powerpoint slides projected during seminars by the teaching staff and of all other teaching material is made available on the Université Virtuelle or via a shared Dropbox folder.
Chemical and Engineering News (American Chemical Society)
This teaching unit contributes to the following competences:
In-depth knowledge and understanding of exact sciences with the specificity of their application to engineering
The flexibility and adaptability to work in an international and/or intercultural context
An integrated insight in chemical process and materials' technology
Personal work + written exam
Personal work : 40%
Presence and activity during the seminars : 20%
Written exam : 40%
Prof. Kristin Bartik : 02/650 2063; e-mail: email@example.com; office: P2.2.213.
Prof. Gilles Bruylants : 02/650 3586; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; office: P2.2.110
Campus Solbosch, building P2, P2.2.204
24 h of seminars and 12h for personal work and student presentations