Course code TUD02
Course title Product and Process Design Concepts in (Bio) Chemical Industries
Institution Delft University of Technology
Course address TU Delft, Faculty of Applied Sciences (Building 58), van der Maasweg 9, 2629 HZ Delft, the Netherlands
City Delft
Minimum year of study 4th year
Minimum level of English Fluent
Minimum level of French None
Key words

Biotechnology, Chemical engineering, Conceptual design, Engineering design practice, Process and product design.


Language English
Professor responsible Ir. P.L.J. Swinkels
Telephone +31152784374
Participating professors

Number of places Minimum: 20, Maximum: 26, Reserved for local students: 0


  • Understand the role of engineering design as valorisation of research and development in industrial applications.
  • Interpret engineering and scientific literature for applicability in engineering design.

  • Know basic design activities and design methods.

  • Employ project planning and creativity methods in a design project.

  • Evaluate teamwork and personalities within an international design team.

  • Apply design methods for product and process design in (bio)chemical industries.

  • Present design results in a manner that is condense and informative.



Programme to be followed



Saturday 11 November 2017                  Arrival to accommodation

Sunday 12 November 2017           Registration and social programme

Monday 13 November 2017          Introduction, Welcome at DPPDI, and Course work

Tuesday 14 November 2017                  Course work

Wednesday 15 November 2017     Course work and drinks

Thursday 16 November 2017                 Company visit

Friday 17 November 2017            Presentation, Test, and Farewell drinks

Saturday 18 November 2017                  Departure


Hold a BSc and pursuing a MSc in the field of Biotechnology, Biochemical engineering, Chemical engineering.







Course exam


Individual written exam

Final group presentation on design project