Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENVE5X1 ELECTIVE I 3 3 0
ENVE5X2 SEÇMELI II 3 3 0
ENVE5X3 ELECTIVE III 3 3 0
ENVE5X6 ELECTIVE VI 3 3 0
ENVE5X7 ELECTIVE VII 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENVE500 THESIS 0 0 0
Supervised independent research on a topic agreed between the student and the supervisor (a faculty member) and approved by the Administrative Committee of the Institute of Graduate Studies and Research. It is evaluated by a jury of two faculty members and one from other universities.
ENVE590 SEMINAR 0 0 0
Seminar presentation and group discussions on selected topics related to the Environmental Science.
ENVE5X4 ELECTIVE IV 3 3 0
ENVE5X5 ELECTIVE V 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENVE509 ADVANCED AIR POLLUTION 3 3 0
This course is about air pollution effects, measurements, emission estimates, meteorology and modeling. Topics covered are air pollution meteorology; physical and thermodynamic properties of the atmosphere, equations of motion, hydrostatic equation, continuity equation, geostrophic approximation, atmospheric stability and inversions / air pollutant concentration models; fixed-box models, diffusion models.
ENVE505 HAZARDOUS AND TOXIC WASTES - TREATMENT AND CONTROL 3 3 0
ENVE525 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
The course aim is to provide the students with information on the application of biological processes in environmental technology. Environmental biotechnology covers the use of microorganisms in biotechnological processes such as sewage and industrial wastewater treatment, solid waste degradation, soil purification, bioremediation of sites contaminated with hazardous materials, enhancement of the quality of drinking water, biodegradation, bioconversion, biorecovery, biological detoxification.
ENVE528 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ANALYSIS 3 3 0
Aims to understand the working principles of modern analytical instruments, and how they can be used to solve analytical problems encountered in environmental engineering. Includes optical methods, ultra violet, visible, infrared, X ray absorption, emission and flame spectroscopy, selective ion electrodes, mass spectroscopy, gas and liquid chromatography theory and applications, total organic carbon analyzer, electrical separation methods. Laboratory experiments.
ENVE513 REMOVAL OF ORGANICS FROM WATER 3 3 0
Discusses the measurement and removal of organics such as humic substances, phenol, cresols, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, grease, surfactants, oils, pesticides, toxic and non-biodegradable soluble organics typically found in water and waste waters. Covers the removal methods such as carbon adsorption, biological treatment, chemical oxidation and advanced oxidation processes as well as the removal in natural systems.
ENVE202 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY II 0 0 0
Environmental Engineering Chemistry II course deals with Wastewater Quality Parameters, such as Dissolved Oxygen, Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Total Organic Carbon, or shortly the Organic Compounds in Water and Wastewater. It is also important to have information about Oil and Grease, Nitrogen, Sulfate, Phosphorus and Phosphate, Surfactants, Trace Contaminants, Toxicity, Heavy Metals. In this course students learn about Gas Analysis, Instrumental Analysis - Gas, Liquid, Ion Chromatography and other instrumental analysis devices. The course further helps the students to understand the pollution concept and how to express and use them to find solutions to the environmental pollution.
ENVE302 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING UNIT PROCESSESS 0 0 0
The objective of this course is to teach the students the principal wastewater constituents of concern and the fundamentals of the processes involved in biological wastewater treatment. The course content includes the role of microorganisms in biological wastewater treatment, composition and classification of microorganisms, kinetics of bacterial growth, process description of aerobic biodegradation of organic matter, details of activated sludge process, and fundamentals of nitrification, denitrification and biological phosphorus removal. An insight to suspended growth, attached growth, ponds and lagoon systems will be given. The course uses lecture notes and discussions for the theoretical information, exercises and tutorials learning to use the theory in practice and a field trip to a wastewater treatment plant to do visual observations.
EMN525 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
ENVE523 INDUSTRIAL WASTE TREATMENT 3 3 0
The source, characteristics and treatment techniques of wastewater generated from various industries. The caracterization of industrial wastewater, purpose of treatment and regulations. The detection of the wastewater amount. Waste minimization by changing the processes. Modeling the flow and variability of wastewater. Equalization and flow design. The design of unit processes including physical, chemical and biological processes. Liquid-solid separation by sedimentation, DAF, and filtration. The investigation of wastewater treatment plant process flow diagrams of selected industries.
ENVE507 ANAEROBIC BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATERS 3 3 0
ENVE541 STATISTICAL METHODS IN BIO&ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 3 3 0
The main topics of this course are: numerical summary statistics, graphical summary techniques, probability theory, probability distributions, mathematical expectation, special probability distributions (bernoulli, binom, poisson), probability density functions (gama, exponantial, chi-square), linear regression and correlation, excell and spss applications, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing.
ENVE301 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING UNIT OPERATIONS 0 0 0
The objective of this course is to teach the students the principal surface and ground water constituents of concern and the fundamentals of the operations involved in water and wastewater treatment. The course content includes the reactions kinetics, types of reactors, mass and material mass balance and the fundamentals of gas transfer included in aeration and gas stripping, mixing, coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection. An insight will be given for batch, continuous flow stirred tank, cascade of complete mix, plug flow and packed bed reactors. The course uses lecture notes and discussions for the theoretical information, exercises and tutorials learning to use the theory in practice and a field trip to a drinking water treatment plant to do visual observations.
ENVE512 ADVANCED OXIDATION PROCESSES 3 3 0
ENVE201 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY I 0 0 0
ENVE104 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 0 0 0
In chemical terms water is a dilute solution of various compounds. It can also hold suspensions of several organic and inorganic compounds. This course is about the interactions between these compounds. During this course intermolecular forces (dipole-dipole, ion-dipole, hydrogen bonding, dispersion forces) and the properties of solutions topics are discussed in detail. This course aims understanding of chemical phenomena that occur in water in order to find solutions for water pollution, and also water and wastewater related environmental engineering problems. Principles and applications of chemical equilibria, acid-base reactions, solubility, complex formation, and redox reactions are mainly discussed in this course.
BIO502 TECHNIQUES IN TISSUE CULTURE AND CELLULAR BIOENGINEERING 3 3 0
This is a course will begin with introducing practical skills for the isolation of animals cells for in vitro studies, maintenance of animal cells in vitro, manipulation of animal cells in vitro, and application of molecular techniques to in vitro situations. This course also designed to bridge cell biology with engineering. At the completion of this course, the students should be able to: Discuss the molecular and cellular basis of life from an engineering perspective, identify crucial molecular parameters involved in cellular events measure and manipulate molecular parameters experimentally, apply engineering principles, concepts, and mathematical modelling in studying molecular parameters, cell structure, function, and appropriately capture the salient features of the cellular phenomena. In addition, the students should be able to manipulate the behaviour of biological cells, examine structure-function relationship and explore and criticize the existing and emerging technologies that exploit and extend our knowledge of molecular and cell biology.
BIO526 ECOLOGY 3 3 0
BIO535 BIOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
ENVE540 LABORATORY APPLICATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIO TECHNOLOGIES 3 3 0
EMN502 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT 3 3 0
BIO506 BIOSEPERATIONS 3 3 0
MAT205 INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS 0 0 0
ENVE501 WATER CHEMISTRY 3 3 0
ENS502 ECOLOGY 3 3 0
This course will review major ecological concepts, identify the techniques used by ecologists, provide an overview of local and global environmental issues, and examine individual, group and governmental activities important for protecting natural ecosystems. The course has been designed to provide technical information, to direct the student toward pertinent literature, to identify problems and issues, to utilize research methodology for the study of natural ecosystems, and to consider appropriate solutions and analytical techniques. Discussion and understanding will be emphasized.
BIO501 TECHIQUES IN MOLECULAR BIOENGINEERING 3 3 0
This course will teach principles of wet lab for molecular biology, applying them to particular cell models, and general molecular biology laboratory procedures and safety implications. Student will be introduced to PCR, gel electrophoresis, imaging, Western blotting and site-directed mutagenesis techniques.
BIO510 GENETIC ENGINEERING 3 3 0
ENVE102 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 0 0 0
This course is designed for faculty of engineering and pharmacy students. At the end of the course the learner is expected to be able to name organic compounds, predict basic structure reactivity relationships, design simple syntheses of basic classes of organic compounds, describe some organic reaction mechanisms and have some insight to the principles of stereochemistry. The objective of the course is to introduce basic reaction types, reaction mechanisms of functional groups, of organic compounds like alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, benzene and aromatic hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, thiols, the carbonyl groups, aldehydes, and ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, amines. Theoric information is given to the students using lecture notes, demonstrations, example questions and group discussions.