MIT Professional Education
Advanced Study Program
The Advanced Study Program provides professionals in industry and government the opportunity to enroll in MIT credit courses to further their knowledge for their organization and to advance their own careers. If you are interested in taking ChemE related courses for one or more semesters, on a full or part-time basis, while still working and contributing to your company, the Advanced Study Program provides you the vehicle to do just that! Follow the Course Listing link to see a list of all of the courses available. Earn grades, MIT credit, and a certificate of completion.
For more information about the MIT Professional Education Advanced Study Program, please visit http://web.mit.edu/professional/advanced-study/index.html
This summer MIT Professional Education – Short Programs is offering a number of 2-5 day short courses taught by MIT faculty and experts, including several by members of the Chemical Engineering Department. These courses provide an opportunity to learn crucial knowledge and skills from some of the top experts in their respective fields, in areas of MIT expertise.
For complete details on all of the available courses, visit the Short Programs web site.
Below is a list of courses taught by members of the MIT Chemical Engineering Department:
Flow Chemistry: Continuous Synthesis and Purification of Pharmaceuticals
July 8-10, 2013
Lead Instructors: K. Jensen, T. Jamison
Overview of principles and technologies of continuous synthesis and purification of small molecules. Covers advantages and challenges of flow in comparison to batch, decision process for selecting between continuous or batch methods for a particular problem, automation and scale-up strategies. Emphasizes cutting-edge methods, technologies, and case studies.
Controlled Release Technology: Delivery Systems for Pharmaceuticals, Proteins and Other Agents
July 8-12, 2013
Lead Instructor: R. Langer
Review the field and assess the prospects of future developments in the delivery and stabilization of chemicals and drugs. Topics include delivery methods and applications, with emphasis on controlled release in the pharmaceutical and medical fields. Regulatory and patent considerations will be addressed.
Formulation and Stabilization of Biotherapeutics
July 22-24, 2013
Lead Instructor: B. Trout
Biotherapeutics, particularly antibodies, are currently the fastest growing pharmaceuticals. This course address the challenge of their stability in aqueous solutions and formulation. Topics range from aggregation to oxidation, deamidation, and hydrolysis with an emphasis on modeling. Includes cutting-edge technologies, tools, and knowledge to solve stability issues.
Challenges of Leadership in Teams
July 22-26, 2013
Lead Instructors: C. Colton, B. Burrell
Develop the skills and techniques you need to succeed and lead in today's team-based organizations. Experts in both business and psychology will address team dynamics, leadership style, and other key issues.
July 29-August 2, 2013
Lead Instructors: K. Prather, D. I. C. Wang
Additional lectures by: C. Cooney
This course emphasizes the application of biological and engineering principles to problems involving microbial, mammalian and biological/biochemical systems. The aims of the course are to review fundamentals and provide an up-to-date account of current knowledge in biological and biochemical technology with special emphases in mammalian cell systems. The lectures will emphasize and place perspectives on biological systems with industrial practices.
August 5-9, 2013
Lead Instructor: C. Cooney
Additional lectures by: J.F. Hamel, D. Wang
An insightful overview of the fundamentals of downstream processing for biochemical product recovery. Offers practical examples and case studies to illustrate problems/solutions, along with small workshops on specific topics.
For more information about Short Programs, MIT Professional Education, please visit http://web.mit.edu/professional/short-programs/index.html.