Biomaterial Chemistry

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Biomaterial Chemistry

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Outline
    Bio-products or bio-based products are materials, chemicals and energy derived from renewable biological resources. Presently, many consumer products are derived from fossil fuel resources such as oil, coal and gas. However, in the near future, these products are likely to be deprived and replaced with bio-products from renewable and sustainable biomass resources. Bio-products also include a wide variety of materials such as structural composite materials, pharmaceuticals, health promoting products, biodegradable chemicals, ?ne chemicals for paints and adhesives, and many other value-added products. In this lecture, comprehensive reviews on these diverse bio-products will be provided and discussed.

    Course Objective
    1. Understand the concept of Bio-products or bio-based products
    2. Understnad the comprehensive possible applications of bio-based products

    Textbook, Material
    -PDF files will be uploaded in advance of the lectures

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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