Document Type : Scientific - Research


1 Transport Phenomena Research Center, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran

2 Chemical engineering faculty, Sahand university of technology

3 Chemical engineering faculty, Tarbiat Modares University


Human technology today can be attributed to the efforts, innovation and creativity of engineers. Engineers will make life easier for humans by discovering new ways and advanced tools. The impact of university curriculum on the skills of engineering graduates and the speed of modern technology requires that the curriculum of universities be continuously evaluated and, if necessary, remedied and corrected for deficiencies and weaknesses. To do this, one can use the comparison to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the curriculum. In addition, with the advancement of science every day, the need to replace traditional teaching methods with more modern methods is essential in order to learn more effectively the students. For this purpose, by comparing curriculum and teaching methodology of chemical engineering in Iran and a number of selected American universities, this paper has been presented to improve the education of chemical engineering in the country. Firstly, discussions about the new methods of teaching engineering courses in these universities have been discussed; then, the main courses provided in these universities and the lessons of current trends in this field have been studied. Finally, the results of this study are presented to improve the quality of the educational method and curriculum in the country, especially in the field of chemical engineering.


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