Course Meeting Times

Lectures: 3 sessions / week, 1 hour / session

Required Text

Shuler, Michael L., and Fikret Kargi. Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR, 2001. ISBN: 9780130819086.

We will also use published articles from peer-reviewed scientific literature. You may find the following texts to be useful as additional resources:

Blanch, Harvey W., and D. S. Clark, eds. Biochemical Engineering. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker Incorporated, 1997. ISBN: 9780824700997.

Bailey, James E., and David F. Ollis. Biochemical Engineering Fundamentals. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education, 1986. ISBN: 9780070666016.


Students are encouraged to work with classmates outside of lecture periods and discuss the course and course assignments; however, final solutions to homework problems are to be prepared on an individual basis. The penalty for cheating will be a "zero" grade for all parties involved.

Four In-class Quizzes 80%
Problem Sets 15%
Class Participation 5%