Biological & Environmental Engineering (BEE)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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BEE 2510

This course introduces students to the chemistry, ecology, biology, geology, ethics and environmental legislation relevant to addressing environmental problems as an engineer. Students learn to apply basic ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1254BEE 2510  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: CHEM 2070, 2090 or AP CHEM. Pre- or co-requisite: MATH 2930.

BEE 2600

Focuses on the integration of biological principles with engineering, math, and physical principles. Students learn how to formulate equations for biological systems in class and practice in homework sets. ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1255BEE 2600  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite or co-requisite: MATH 2930, 2 semesters of core biology major classes and the investigative lab or BIOG 1445.

BEE 3299

Sustainable development is the dominant economic, environmental, and social issue of the 21st century. This course develops the concepts of sustainable development as an evolutionary process, demanding ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17367BEE 3299  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Walter, M

  • Enrollment limited to: at least sophomore standing. Course is web based.

BEE 3310

Properties of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids; hydrostatic and dynamic forces; principles of continuity, conservations of mass, energy and momentum and their applications; laminar and turbulent flows ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

BEE 3500

Focuses on understanding the principles of heat and mass transfer in the context of biological (biomedical/bioprocessing/bioenvironmental) systems. Emphasizes physical understanding of transport processes ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

BEE 4270

Get wet and muddy learning how to monitor and characterize water and soil management problems in the natural environment. This is a field-based lab course that integrates science and engineering technologies, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3531BEE 4270  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: CEE 3310 or hydrology course.

BEE 4590

Provides students with an understanding of the scientific and engineering principles of biosensors and bioanalytical techniques. Addresses selected topics from simpleĀ home pregnancy style testsĀ to ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17643BEE 4590  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: biochemistry course. Satisfies BE capstone design requirement. Satisfies College of Engineering technical writing requirement.

BEE 4600

Covers modeling biological systems from an engineering standpoint. Starting with deterministic approaches, the course functionally decomposes and mathematically models systems important to biological engineers ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1297BEE 4600  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: MATH 2930, MATH 2940, BEE 3500 or equivalent, MATLAB, Mass and Energy Balances, or permission of instructor.

BEE 4640

Separation methods used in the biotechnology industry, governing principles and applications, and scale-up. Key topics (centrifugation, filtration, extraction, membrane methods, chromatography) supplemented ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17294BEE 4640  LEC 001

  • Pre-reqs: intro biochem, physics, calculus, BEE 2600 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

BEE 4730

Teaches basic design and analysis as practiced for water control and nonpoint source pollution prevention. Discusses the origins of design approaches, including their theoretical bases, but this is not ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

BEE 4890

Focuses on how to start a new company centered on engineering or biological technologies. The course covers entrepreneurship principles, fund raising, negotiation, financial calculations (internal rate ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4352BEE 4890  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: junior standing or higher. Co-requisite: students must enroll in ENGRC 4890.

BEE 4970

Special work in any area of biological and environmental engineering on problems under investigation by the department or of special interest to the student, provided, in the latter case, that adequate ... view course details

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  • 18532BEE 4970  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Steinschneider, S

BEE 4971

The course content must relate directly to goals of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and can be taken for 1 to 4 credits under supervision of a College of Engineering faculty member with approval of the ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

BEE 4980

The student assists in teaching a biological and environmental engineering course appropriate to his or her previous training. The student meets with a discussion or laboratory section, prepares course ... view course details

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  • 18348BEE 4980  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Truhlar, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

BEE 4990

Research in any area of biological or environmental engineering on problems under investigation by the department or of special interest to the student, provided that adequate facilities can be obtained. ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

BEE 4993

Intended for students pursuing the research honors program in BEE. This course is the culmination of the program's honors project requirement. Students enrolled in the BEE Honors program will prepare an ... view course details

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  • 3-6 Credits Graded

BEE 4994

Research in any area of biological and environmental engineering on problems under investigation by the department or of special interest to the student, provided that adequate facilities can be obtained. ... view course details

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BEE 5010

Students must attend and report on 10 self-selected seminars to fulfill the requirements of the course. view course details

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    Combined with: BME 5010

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4109BEE 5010  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to: juniors, seniors or graduate students. Students must attend 10 seminars in the broad field of Bioengineering. If you have added the course you are also required to sign up for the course on Blackboard - BME 5010 to receive additional announcements and link to seminars. Seminars attended at a scientific meeting or conference may also be included. In order to receive credit for the course a list of seminars attended (date, speaker, title of seminar) and a two-sentence summary for each will be due by the last day of classes on Saturday, December 1, 2011. This list must be uploaded to the course Blackboard assignment page. It will not be accepted in any other manner.

BEE 5400

A web-based course that is an in-depth treatment of the ethical issues facing an engineer practicing in today's business and cultural environment. Course will present the engineering code of ethics and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

BEE 5901

Comprehensive project emphasizing the application of agricultural technology to the solution of a real problem. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Multi-Term

  •  1047BEE 5901  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. candidates in field.

BEE 5951

Comprehensive engineering design projects relating to the candidate's area of specialization. Projects are supervised by a BEE faculty member on an individual basis. A formal project report and ... view course details

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BEE 5980

The student assists in teaching a biological and environmental engineering course appropriate to his/her previous training. The student meets with a discussion or laboratory section, prepares course materials, ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 17670BEE 5980  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • March, J

  • Reserved for MEng and MPS students.

BEE 6940

The department teaches trial courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department. Courses offered under this number will be approved by the department curriculum ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Food Physics

  • 18379BEE 6940  LEC 003

  • Pre-requisites: fluid flow, heat and mass transfer, partial differential equations, graduate standing (undergraduate seniors require permission).

BEE 6970

Topics are arranged by the faculty at the beginning of the semester. view course details

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BEE 7710

Study and discussion of research or design procedures related to selected topics in watershed management, erosion control, hydrology, colloid transport, and water quality. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  1074BEE 7710  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.

BEE 8900

M.S. research. view course details

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BEE 9900

Ph.D. research. view course details

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