Teaching portfolio

 

Orlin D. Velev

 

 

            Fall 2007

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I (CHE 315)

 

Laws of thermodynamics and their application to chemical engineering problems, both in theory and in practice. Criteria of equilibrium in physical and chemical changes. Behavior of real fluids, including mixtures. (Undergraduate course)

 

¨       The CHE 315 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Spring 2007

Colloids and Nanoscale Engineering (CHE 462)

 

An undergraduate course developed by Velev. It is one of the core courses for the Nanoscience concentration and combines fundamentals with student exploration of cutting edge technology and laboratory demonstrations.

 

¨       The CHE 462 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Spring 2007

Special Topics in Nanoscience (CHE 596D)

 

Innovative modular course combining theoretical and laboratory instruction and discussions. Co-taught with Jan Genzer and Peter Kilpatrick.

 

¨       The CHE 596D course web-page is here.

 


 

            Fall 2006

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I (CHE 315)

 

Laws of thermodynamics and their application to chemical engineering problems, both in theory and in practice. Criteria of equilibrium in physical and chemical changes. Behavior of real fluids, including mixtures. (Undergraduate course)

 

¨       The CHE 315 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Spring 2006

Colloid Science and Nanoscale Engineering (CHE 596I)

 

A graduate course developed by Velev. Fundamentals of the colloidal interactions between surfaces, particles, surfactants and biomolecules. Self-assembly and particle manipulation by external fields. Applications of colloidal forces and engineered assembly in microfluidics, micropatterning, bioarrays, nanostructured and photonic materials. It is also a part of the COE distance education program.

 

¨       The CHE 596 I course web-page is here.

 


 

            Fall 2005

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I (CHE 315)

 

Laws of thermodynamics and their application to chemical engineering problems, both in theory and in practice. Criteria of equilibrium in physical and chemical changes. Behavior of real fluids, including mixtures. (Undergraduate course)

 

¨       The CHE 315 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Fall 2005

EOL Advanced Thermodynamics (CHE 713)

 

In-depth coverage of chemical engineering thermodynamics principles. Application of non-ideal fluid-phase chemical potentials to problems in phase and chemical reaction equilibria. Relations of molecular structure and intermolecular forces to macroscopic thermodynamic properties. Introduction to molecular computer simulation methods, topics in thermodynamics of biomolecules, surfaces and supercritical fluids. (Engineering on line course - NCSU distance education program)

 

¨       The CHE 713 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Summer 2005

EOL Advanced Thermodynamics (CHE 713)

 

In-depth coverage of chemical engineering thermodynamics principles. Application of non-ideal fluid-phase chemical potentials to problems in phase and chemical reaction equilibria. Relations of molecular structure and intermolecular forces to macroscopic thermodynamic properties. Introduction to molecular computer simulation methods, topics in thermodynamics of biomolecules, surfaces and supercritical fluids. (Engineering on line course - NCSU distance education program)

 

¨       The CHE 713 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Spring 2005

Colloidal and Nanoscale Engineering (CHE 462)

 

Fundamentals of nanoscale colloidal processes, including interactions and self-assembly of particles, surfactants and biomolecules. Applications of these fundamentals to the nanotechnology and engineering on the nanoscale. Nanotechnologies with relevance to chemical engineering, including microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip, bioarrays and bioassays. (Undergraduate course)

 

¨       The CHE 462 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Spring 2005

Special Topics in Nanoscience (CHE 596M)

 
Presented together with Prof. Greg Parsons and Prof. John vanZanten

 

This modular graduate course overs a range of topics of current interest in electronic materials, microfluidics, colloids, and nanoscience. It includes three modules, each delivered by a faculty member with extensive research expertise in that area. Each module includes six lectures, an experimental exercise, and presentations and discussions of several key papers chosen by the instructors from the current literature. The topics of the modules are determined by a vote of the research interests of the students.

 

¨       The CHE 596 M course web-page is here.

 


 

            Fall 2004

Advanced Thermodynamics (CHE 713)

 

In-depth coverage of chemical engineering thermodynamics principles. Application of non-ideal fluid-phase chemical potentials to problems in phase and chemical reaction equilibria. Relations of molecular structure and intermolecular forces to macroscopic thermodynamic properties. Introduction to molecular computer simulation methods, topics in thermodynamics of biomolecules, surfaces and supercritical fluids.

 

¨       The CHE 713 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Spring 2004

Chemical Process Principles (CHE 205)

 

Engineering methods of treating material balances, stoichiometry, phase equilibrium calculations, thermophysics, thermochemistry and the first law of thermodynamics. Introduction to computers and spreadsheet programming for solving problems related to chemical engineering.

 

¨       The CHE 205 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Spring 2004

Special Topics in Soft Matter (CHE 596 J)

 
Presented together with Prof. Jan Genzer and Prof. John vanZanten

 

This modular graduate course overs a range of topics of current interest in soft matter, polymers, colloids, biomolecules and nanoscience. It includes three modules, each delivered by a faculty member with extensive research expertise in that area. Each module includes six lectures, an experimental exercise, and presentations and discussions of several key papers chosen by the instructors from the current literature. The topics of the modules have been determined by a vote of the research interests of the students.

 

¨       The CHE 596J course web-page is here.

 


 

            Fall 2003

Chemical Process Principles (CHE 205)

 

Engineering methods of treating material balances, stoichiometry, phase equilibrium calculations, thermophysics, thermochemistry and the first law of thermodynamics. Introduction to computers and spreadsheet programming for solving problems related to chemical engineering.

 

¨       The CHE 205 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Spring 2003

Colloid Science and Nanoscale Engineering (CHE 596 I)

 

Fundamentals of the colloidal interactions between surfaces, particles, surfactants and biomolecules. Self-assembly and particle manipulation by external fields. Applications of colloidal forces and engineered assembly in microfluidics, micropatterning, bioarrays, nanostructured and photonic materials.

 

¨       More detailed information on this course is available here.

¨       This course will be also offered through NCSU Distance Education program via streaming web video and CDs. You can register for the class here.

 


 

            Fall 2002

Chemical Engineering Unit Operations Lab I (CHE 330)

 

Laboratory experiments in unit operations of heat transfer and fluid flow. Lectures in statistics, experimental design, error analysis and instrumentation. Training in technical report writing, preparing and delivering technical presentations, group dynamics and cooperative learning.

 

¨       The CHE 330 course web-page is here.

 


 

            Fall 2001

Advanced Thermodynamics I (CHE 713)

 

In-depth coverage of chemical engineering thermodynamics principles. Application of non-ideal fluid-phase chemical potentials to problems in phase and chemical reaction equilibria. Relations of molecular structure and intermolecular forces to macroscopic thermodynamic properties.

 


 

            Spring 2001

Colloid Science and Engineering (UD - CHE 617)

At the University of Delaware, together with Eric Kaler  

 

Intermolecular and surface forces - theoretical background and role in colloidal dispersions, micellar and surfactant structures and arrangement of material in biological systems. Application  to powder dispersions, supramolecular structures and biomolecules. Basics of interactions in electric fields and light scattering. Relevance to nanotechnology and advanced materials.

 

 


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