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Eric M Stuve
CHEM E 498
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Chemical Engineering

Topics of current interest in the field. Subject matter changes from quarter to quarter.

Class description

The Leadership Seminar provides a forum for industrial, academic, and government leaders to share their expertise and insights with undergraduate and graduate students. Speakers and students will have an opportunity to discuss topics related to leadership in the chemical engineering profession including career planning, management skills, interpersonal skills, effective planning, entrepreneurship, ethics, and strategic decisions.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

A different speaker will present each week followed by ample time for question and answer with students. A reception in Benson Hall will follow each seminar.

Recommended preparation

The course is intended for undergraduate and graduate students of chemical engineering.

Class assignments and grading

At the beginning of the quarter students will be assigned into small working groups of 3-4. The assignment for each group is to review the presentations throughout the quarter and present a summary of important points and common themes that emerged throughout the quarter. Student presentations will be given during the last class meeting.

Grades will based on attendance and the quality of the final report.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Eric M Stuve
Date: 06/14/2006