Columbia University Graduate Engineering Distance Learning

Course Previews

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New high-resolution video format available!

We are pleased to offer a high-resolution option for our downloadable lectures.

Complete lectures of select courses will be available for download in this format to students enrolled with us. These lectures provide a high quality video and a wide range of playback options across different operating systems. Please refer to the table below for approximate download times (may vary depending on your connection speed).

High Speed 100 Mbps Cable 10 Mbps DSL 1.5 Mbps
Less than 1/2 hours 1 to 2 hours Over 2 Hours

Click the button below to download a preview of a high-resolution lecture (659 MB). We welcome your feedback! If you would like to enroll in one of the courses below and wish to have the course available in this format, or if you have any other questions or comments, please write to us at

Course Number   Course Name Professor View Lectures
CHEE E6252Applied Surface and Colloid ChemistrySomasundaran   1   2