CHEE 521 Nanomaterials and the Aquatic Environment (3 credits)

Offered by: Chemical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Chemical Engineering : Environmental impacts and applications of nanomaterials. Topics: physicochemical characterization of nanoparticles in aquatic media, colloid chemistry for understanding nanoparticle aggregation and mobility in the environment, mechanisms of reactive oxygen species (ROS) production by nanomaterials, nanomaterials for environmental remediation and water treatment, methodologies for assessing nanoparticle toxicity, novel research developments.

Terms: Winter 2020

Instructors: Nathalie Tufenkji (Winter)

  • 3-0-6

  • Offered each year, one year by the Department of Chemical Engineering and one year by the Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics.

  • Prerequisite(s): CHEE 315 or CIVE 225 or MIME 356 or equivalent; and CHEE 310 or CIVE 430 or CHEM 233 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CIVE 521.