College of Science, Department of Chemistry
Major Courses (annually)
CHM 508 Seminar 
Discussion and presentation of specific research areas of graduate students.
CHM 511 Advanced Quantum Chemistry 
Applications of quantum mechanics to chemical bond, molecular structures, and properties, and spectroscopies.
CHM 512 Molecular Spectroscopy 
Applications of quantum mechanics and group theory to vibrational, rotational, and electronic spectroscopy.
CHM 513 Advanced Organic Chemistry 
Fundamentals of physical organic chemistry, microscopic description of organic reaction, mechanism and new trends in physical organic chemistry.
CHM 515 Advanced Organic Synthesis 
Organic reaction mechanisms, reactivities and applications of organic, inorganic and organometallic reagents, stereo-chemical selectivity and control in organic reactions.
CHM 615 Physical Inorganic Chemistry 
The principles and applications of the various spectroscopic methods to identify the structure and electromagnetic properties of the inorganic compounds.
CHM 636 Chemical Analysis of Surface 
Understanding fundamental principles and instrumentation of surface analytical techniques such as SIMS, XPS, and AES and discussion of their various analytical application.
CHM 645 Chemical Research Methodology I 
Discussion of the research areas and experimental approach to the advanced topics.
CHM 646 Chemical Research Methodology II 
See CHM 645.
CHM 655 Advanced Macromolecular Chemistry 
Contemporary topics on novel synthetic methods, structure analysis and functional properties are dealt with in detail.
CHM 721 Organometallic Chemistry 
General properties of organometallic complexes, types of ligands, types of reactions, and finally application aspects of organometallic complexes.
Major Courses (biennially)
CHM 517 Advanced Organic Spectroscopy 
Introduction to identification methods of organic compounds by using advanced analytical techniques such as IR, UV, NMR, MASS Spectrometry, ORD, CD, etc.
CHM 601 Statistical Thermodynamics 
Theoretical description of the equilibrium statistical thermodynamics. Theoretical models of gas, liquid, and solid. Introductory nonequilibrium statistical mechanics.
CHM 605 Electrochemistry 
Theories of conducting solutions, Debye-Hückel treatments, electrochemical cells, electrochemical potentials and electrodynamic phenomena will be studied.
CHM 606 Chemical Kinetics 
Kinetic laws of chemical reactions, microscopic description of elementary chemical reaction, and its application to elucidating reaction mechanism in condensed phases are considered.
CHM 608 Laser Chemistry 
This course aims to offer the knowledge of state-of-art laser experimental techniques for studying chemical reactions and molecular structures.
CHM 609 Introduction to Mass Spectrometry and its Applications 
After taking this course. you should have developed a basis understanding of the main types of techniques and instruments used in mass spectrometry as well as a basic familiarity with interpreting their data. Especially in-depth studies on soft ionization methods such as MALDI and electrospray and recent Orbitrap will be presented. This lecture also covers fundamental energetics and mechanisms of fragmentation of gaseous ions and helps students to interpret MS data or even design. MS experiments to obtain their specific goals using mass spectrometric techniques. It will also introduce the application of mass spectrometry in proteomics.
CHM 616 Nano Chemistry 
To study fundamental concepts and principles of nano chemistry and further to introduce the recent nano technology from discrete supramolecular systems to mesoscopic nano structures.
CHM 623 Stereochemistry 
Discussions on the stereoselectivity of organic reactions through the analysis of steric and electronic effects in organic molecules along with the topological and conformational effects on the stereoisomerism. Discussions on the diastereoselective and enantioselective methods in organic reactions, and their applications to the synthesis of biologically active complex molecules.
CHM 624 Asymmetric Organocatalysis
To understand basic concepts and principles of asymmetric organocatalysis and learn applications of stereoselective organic reactions.
CHM 627 Bioorganic Chemistry 
Topics include the chemistry and biochemistry of peptides, proteins, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates. The syntheses of these biopolymers and analogs as well as their use in the study of biological problems such as structure, recognition, and signal transduction are covered.
CHM 702 Seminar on Physical Chemistry 
Review, discussion, and perspective view about the physical chemistry research areas.
CHM 704 Special Topics of Physical Chemistry 
Discussion of the advanced topics on the current interests in physical chemistry and related areas.
CHM 713 Seminar on Inorganic Chemistry 
Review, discussion, and perspective view about the inorganic chemistry research areas.
CHM 714 Special Topics of Inorganic Chemistry 
Discussion of the various advanced topics on the current interests in inorganic chemistry and related areas.
CHM 716 Bioinorganic Chemistry 
Provide the inorganic concept about the metalloproteins and metalloenzymes. Understand the physical properties and structure, about the active sites of the various metalloproteins, and also investigate reaction mechanism of these metalloenzymes.
CHM 718 Inorganic Materials Chemistry 
The content of this subject includes solid-state chemistry theory, electrical/ optical/magnetic properties, characterization methods to understand advanced inorganic materials, as well as the introduction of molecular materials and their potential applications.
CHM 723 Seminar on Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry 
Review, discussion, and perspective view about the organic chemistry and biochemistry research areas.
CHM 724 Special Topics of Organic Chemistry 
Discussion of the various advanced topics on the current interests in organic chemistry and related areas.
CHM 732 Seminar on Analytical Chemistry 
Review, discussion, and perspective view about the analytical chemistry research areas.
CHM 733 Special Topics of Analytical Chemistry 
Discussion of the advanced topics on the current interests in analytical chemistry and related areas.
CHM 753 Macromolecular Syntheses and Reactions 
Newly developed and novel synthetic reaction and polymer reactions are discussed.
CHM 754 Physical and Mechanical Properties of Macromolecules 
Theory and application of physical and mechanical properties of macromolecules are discussed in relation to their chemical and physical structures.
CHM 801 Research in Physical Chemistry I 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in physical chemistry I.
CHM 802 Research in Physical Chemistry II 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in physical chemistry II.
CHM 811 Research in Inorganic Chemistry I 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in inorganic chemistry I.
CHM 812 Research in Inorganic Chemistry II 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in inorganic chemistry II.
CHM 821 Research in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry I 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in organic chemistry and biochemistry I.
CHM 822 Research in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry II 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in organic chemistry and biochemistry II.
CHM 831 Research in Analytical Chemistry I 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in analytical chemistry I.
CHM 832 Research in Analytical Chemistry II 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in analytical chemistry II.
CHM 851 Research in Macromolecular Chemistry I 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in macromolecular chemistry I.
CHM 852 Research in Macromolecular Chemistry II 
Studies of specialized research topics and papers in macromolecular chemistry II.