Programming for Engineers

Chemical Engineering 263

 Problem Solving with Programming for Engineers
 T/Th 9-11 am, 221 EB

Welcome to ChE263! This course develops problem solving skills with an introduction to programming for engineers. It has material for MATLAB, Python, Mathcad, and computer programs for doing all types of data and design analysis.

The focus of the course is on Python and Spreadsheet programs (e.g. Excel and Google Sheets). The course is required of Chemical Engineering majors. Students from other departments are welcome.

Course Introduction

The Programming for Engineers course has many resources to help you with every step of the learning process.


 John D. Hedengren
 Office: 801-422-2590, 330L EB
 Cell: 801-477-7341
 Contact: john.hedengren [at]
John Hedengren leads the BYU PRISM group with interests in combining data science, optimization, and automation with current projects in hybrid nuclear energy system design and unmanned aerial vehicle photogrammetry. He earned a doctoral degree at the University of Texas at Austin and worked 5 years with ExxonMobil Chemical prior to joining BYU in 2011.

Teaching Assistant

 Gio Guanuna
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