Rovira y Virgili
Educational guide 
Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Química
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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2006)

TypeA Code Competences Specific
  AR1 General knowledge of the relevant materials in the field of Nanotechnology.
  AR2 Understanding the properties related to the size of the nanostructures and methods of production, stabilization and biofunctionalization.
  AR3 General knowledge of the most important techniques of nanofabrication and characterization of nanostructures.
  AR4 Overview of the main fields of application of nanomaterials, emphasizing those that currently have higher social impact: nanobiomedecine, nanoelectronics, nanoenergy, among others.
  AR5 Knowledge of the fundamental properties of intermolecular forces and their importance in chemistry, biology and materials science.
  AR6 Learning how to apply concepts of supramolecular chemistry to the design and synthesis of molecular receptors, molecular devices and molecularly nanostructured materials.
  AR7 Learning to interpret how chemical and biological processes operate on the basis of intermolecular interactions.
  AR8 Understanding the experimental methods used in the characterization of supramolecular systems.
  AR9 Recognizing how specific physical properties can arise from the structure of the molecular materials and from the intermolecular interactions that are established in their structure.
  AR10 Understanding and managing the concept of “clean room training” and the associated processes.
  AR11 Practical knowledge of the photolithography, etching, deposition, growth at high temperatures and nanolithography processes.
  AR12 Monitoring and characterizing processes.
  AR13 Knowledge of the conceptual bases of statistical mechanics.
  AR14 Understanding the physics and chemistry of excited states.
  AR15 Using mathematical tools properly in the field of theoretical chemistry.
  AR16 Knowledge of the basic concepts in solid state science.
  AR17 Understanding the concept of Nanobiotechnology and critical evaluation of the benefits and drawbacks of its potential applications.
  AR18 Understanding gene expression, function of DNA and its derived processes.
  AR19 Understanding the role of proteins, enzymes and antibodies in the body and how the properties of the antibodies can be exploited for diagnostic and therapeutic use.
  AR20 Understanding stem cells, differences between embryonic and adult stem cells, and their respective advantages and disadvantages. The methods used for their differentiation and clinical applications.
  AR21 Understanding genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics and the tools that are used to study each one.
  AR22 To understand the basic principles employed in the field of nanofabrication and nanoprocessing of materials, and the main techniques used in this area in order to select the most appropriate nanofabrication methods to solve specific problems in nanotechnology.
  AR23 To know the fiel of nanosensors, their chemical and physical principles, operation and performance paramenters.
  AR24 Knowledge of the nanostructures for analytical purposes.
  AR25 Identifying areas of application of chemical nanosensors.
  AR26 Identification of strengths and weaknesses of nanosensors devices.
  AR27 State-of-the-art,capabilities, limitations and applications of the current techniques used to characterise nanostructures.
  AR28 Identification of the characterisation techniques that can be used to solve a specific problem.
  AR29 Interpretation of the information obtained from the characterisation techniques.
  AR30 Using SEM, TEM, AFM and Confocal Microscopy from a practical point of view.
  AR31 Knowledge of catalysis with nanomaterials. Interpretation of different phenomena related to the catalysts and learning different techniques of preparation of catalysts.
  AR32 Understanding the experimental methods used in the characterization of metalloenzymes.
TypeB Code Competences Transversal
  BR1 Resoldre problemes de manera efectiva.
  BR2 Treballar de manera autònoma amb iniciativa.
  BR3 Capacitat de gestió de la informació.
  BR4 Capacitat d’organització i planificació.
  BR5 Presa de decisions.
  BR6 Comprometre’s amb l’ètica i la responsabilitat social com a ciutadà i com a profesional.
  BR7 Teamwork.
  BR8 Capacity to learn.
  BR9 Capacity to adapt to new situations.
  BR10 Critical abilities: analysis and syntesis.
  BR11 Capacity for generating new ideas (creativity).
TypeC Code Competences Nuclear
  CR1 Comunicar-se de manera efectiva en la pràctica professional i com a ciutadà.
  CR2 Dominar l’expressió i la comprensió de, pel cap baix, un idioma estranger.
  CR3 Tenir una perspectiva àmplia i global del món.
  CR4 Tenir adquirides les competències bàsiques en TIC.
  CR5 Ability to communicate with experts of other professional fields.