Integrating biology and chemical engineering at the freshman and sophomore levels

Kathrynz Hollar, Stephanie Farrell, Gregory B. Hecht, Patricia B. Mosto

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The chemical engineering curriculum at Rowan University has been revised to include a biological systems & applications course. The integration of biology to chemical engineering curriculum is aimed to introduce students to a variety of biological principles that are relevant to chemical engineering. The main biological concepts include are food microbiology laboratory exercise, bioprocess engineering, bioseparations and metabolic engineering. The implementation and impact of these modifications in the engineering curriculum is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12399-12418
Number of pages20
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003
Event2003 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Staying in Tune with Engineering Education - Nashville, TN, United States
Duration: Jun 22 2003Jun 25 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)


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