Teaser: webinar by the module lead

Course details

  • Study time: 4-6h

  • Target audience: Bachelor and Master students, Industry/academia representatives in the field of (bio)chemical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome Video

    • Introduction

    • Meet the teachers

    • Learning objectives

    • What do you want to learn?

    • Have a look at what other students want to learn

    • Become familiar with the learning platform

    • Good practices to use this course

    • How to obtain your course certificate

  • 2


    • Before kicking off...

    • Raw Materials

    • Esters

    • Specific Reaction Types

    • Filtration

    • Analytical methods

    • Test your knowledge

  • 3

    Enzymatic Catalysis

    • Before kicking off...

    • Introduction

    • Enzymatic catalysis

    • Test your knowledge

  • 4

    From lab results to engineering

    • Before kicking off...

    • Introduction

    • Process Flow Diagram

    • Piping & Instrumentation Diagram

    • Data Sheets

    • Process Control Philosophy

    • HAZOP report

    • Operational Lists

    • Plant Lay-out

    • Test your knowledge

  • 5

    Key subprocesses

    • Before kicking off...

    • Introduction

    • Reactor

    • Stripping Columns

    • Filtration Unit

    • Alcohol Recovery

    • Test your knowledge

  • 6


    • Test your knowledge - Exercises

    • What did you learn?

    • Read what others learned

    • Help us to improve this course

    • Thanks to our sponsors


R&D manager @Oleon

Pieter Van der Weeën

Pieter Van der Weeën is R&D manager at OLEON and is responsible for food and feed developments, also in charge of the R&D projects in the cosmetics and crop protection domain.

Process engineer

Koen Moonen

Koen Moonen is shift process engineer at OLEON, where he supports production and works towards process optimisation. Koen also provides training to operators for existing and new installations.

Collaborative projects specialist

Raoul Yann

Yann Raoul is collaborative projects specialist at OLEON and manages external collaborations in base oleochemicals and the life science domain with the coordination of EU projects LIPES and INCITE.