Learn how citizen’s co-creation is key in making cities worldwide more sustainable. Around the world, major challenges of our time such as population growth and climate change are being addressed in cities. Here, citizens play an important role amidst governments, companies, NGOs and researchers in creating social, technological and [...]
Cleaning up the large number of groundwater contamination sites is a significant and complex environmental challenge. The environmental industry is continuously looking for remediation methods that are both effective and cost-efficient. Over the past 10 years there have been amazing, important developments in our understanding of key attenuation [...]
Learn about the field of nanotechnology with a special emphasis on nanomaterials synthesis, characterizations and their applications in civil and environmental engineering. This course will introduce students to the field of nanotechnology with a special emphasis on nanomaterials synthesis, characterizations and their applications in civil and environmental engineering. [...]
Understand different types of air pollution problems (including climate change), what causes them and how we can prevent or minimize these air problems. This course will cover fundamental science and engineering principles dealing with air environmental systems.
Understand what makes water clean or dirty and what are being done at water treatment facilities to make water safe to drink. This course will cover fundamental science and engineering principles dealing with natural and water environmental systems. First, we focus on what influences water quality and what are [...]
Students will learn fundamental principles of physico/chemical processes that are commonly used by Environmental Engineers. Emphasis will be on fundamental concepts, so as to prompt their application in a wide range of settings, and to promote creativity.
Learn more about the fascinating world of engineering, and discover where an engineering degree could take you. Learn what key skills and knowledge you need to study engineering. Engineering has played an immeasurable role in the advancement of our society and planet. On this course, you will get an [...]
Through this course, students will gain an appreciation of the complexity of issues surrounding polymers in civil and environmental engineering. During this course, you will examine the fundamental concepts that are the foundation of polymer science and engineering and gain an appreciation of the field’s complexity and multidisciplinary nature. [...]
Learn to improve the efficiency of different irrigation system components over varying scales in order to extract less water from our resources while producing more food. How can we meet the demands of our ever hungrier and thirstier world? Irrigation water uses 70% of the fresh water extraction worldwide [...]
Learn the basic principles and characteristics of physicochemical technology in water and wastewater treatment engineering. This introductory environmental science, environmental engineering and municipal engineering course will explore how physicochemical technology and techniques are applied to water and wastewater treatment. We will explore the basic calculation method, composition of structures [...]