Reaction Engineering and Molecular Electronics


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge in the area of Physical Chemistry, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, Lab-on-a-Chip, Basic Quantum Mechanics, and Microbiology.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


• Must acquire knowledge about basic design principles and modeling of chemical, biochemical, and biotechnological reactors.
• Must acquire knowledge about micro-reactors and their application in biotechnology.
• Must acquire knowledge on the underlying principles and the current state of molecular electronics.


• Must be able to apply the acquired knowledge to the design and performance evaluation of batch and continuous flow reactors.
• Must be able to model chemical and biochemical reactors using COMSOL and other mathematical modeling software.


• Must have working knowledge and basic skills for designing, modeling and evaluating of chemical, biochemical, and biotechnological reactors.
• Must acquire an overview of the current progress in the area of molecular electronics.

Type of instruction

Lectures and exercises.

Extent and expected workload

This is a 5 ECTS course module and the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.



Name of examReaction Engineering and Molecular Electronics
Type of exam
Oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleEngineering af reaktioner og molekylær elektronik
Module codeM-NB-K1-3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science