Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENS5X1 ELECTIVE I 3 3 0
ENS5X2 ELECTIVE II 3 3 0
ENS5X3 ELECTIVE III 3 3 0
ENS5X4 ELECTIVE IV 3 3 0
ENSXX9 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENS5X5 ELECTIVE V 3 3 0
ENS5X6 ELECTIVE VI 3 3 0
ENS5X7 ELECTIVE VII 3 3 0
ENS5X8 ELECTIVE VIII 3 3 0
ENSX10 ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENS580 TERM PROJECT 0 0 0
A research and/or literature survey project related to selected topics on Environmental Science.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENS509 ADVANCED AIR POLLUTION 3 3 0
Meteorology for air pollution modelling and control; physical and thermodynamical properties of the atmosphere, equations of motion, hydrostatic equation, continuity equation, geostrophic approximation, geopotential height, thermal wind, baroclinic and barotrophic atmosphere, atmospheric stability and inversions. Air pollutant concentration models; fixed-box models, diffusion models. Control of primary particulates. Control of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides.
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.
ENS525 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.
EMN525 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
ENS528 ADVANVED TECHNIQUES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ANALYSIS 3 3 0
The course is designed to give participants a thorough training in modern environmental analytical techniques, with special regard to solving problems such as arise and it gives an introduction to the real world of environmental work while understanding the data collection process.
ENS505 HAZARDOUS AND TOXIC WASTES-TREATMENT AND CONTROL 3 3 0
Definition of the problem. Hazardous waste concept. Definition of the hazardous waste. Determination methods of hazardous waste. Criteria of hazardous waste for determination. Listing. Hazardous waste impoundment. Hazardous waste management. Transportation of hazardous waste. Management, treatment and disposal. Incineration and treatment technologies. Land-filling and disposal strategies. Determination of the hazardous waste sites. Site planning. Deep well injection. Disposal to spent mine.
ENS501 WATER CHEMISTRY 3 3 0
The Dynamic Nature of Chemical Equilibrium. The Thermodynamic Basis of Chemical Equilibrium. Nonideal Behaviour of Ions and Molecules in Solution. Acid-Base Chemistry. Coordination Chemistry. Precipitation and Dissolution, Oxidation Reduction Reactions.
ENS512 ADVANCED OXIDATION PROCESSES 3 3 0
Advanced oxidation processes (AOPS) are a combination ozone, hydrogen peroxide, UV light, and catalysts to oxidize chemical compounds that can not be removed by the simple oxidation techniques. The class focuses on AOPs such as UV/O3, UV/H2O2, UV/TiO2, O3/H2O2, O3/FeOH, etc. It discusses the advantages and limitations of AOPs, and the effect of water quality parameters on the efficiency of AOPs.
ENS523 INDUSTRIAL WASTE TREATMENT 3 3 0
The source, characteristics and treatment techniques of wastewater generated from various industries. The characterization 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.
ENS507 ANAEROBIC BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATERS 3 3 0
ENS513 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.
BIO531 FERMENTATION MICROBIOLOGY 3 3 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.
MIS513 ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 3 0
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.
MAT101 CALCULUS I 0 0 0
ENS540 LABORATORY APPLICATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIO TECHNOLOGIES 3 3 0
The course covers the topics of; general laboratory safety procedures and rules, introduction to general laboratory materials and glasswares used in environmental and biotechnology related studies, applications and operation of analytical and coarse balance and sampling techniques, application and operation of automatic pipettes, preparation of stock and diluted sample solutions and utilization of hood, applications and operations of pH-meter, applications and operations of oven, incubator and stirrer, applications and operations of centrifuge, cleaning procedures of glasswares and laboratory equipment and applications of several portable devices (Termostat, UV-visible spectrometer, Conductimeter, Turbidimeter) used in environmental and biotechnology related studies.
EMN502 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT 3 3 0
ENR501 ENERGY - PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE 3 3 0
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.
BIO505 STATISTICS AND DATA ANALYSIS 3 3 0
Probability Theory: Experiments and outcomes; random variables, probability, probability density & mass functions; conditional probability, joint probability. Bayes' theorem. Standard distributions. Estimating properties of distributions: mean and variance, skewness and kurtosis. Goodness of fit of experimental data to distributions: chi-squared test, tests for normal distributions. Two populations: mixture models, t-tests, paired and unpaired. F-tests. Bonferroni correction; Analysis of variance (ANOVA). Parametric vs non-parametric statistics. Regression: Univariate and multivariate regression; significance testing on linear regression; Pearson correlation coefficient; stepwise regression; nonlinear regression. Sampling methods: Sampling from distributions, Monte-Carlo methods, bootstrapping. Time series: Notation, types of time series, simple time-series descriptors. Cross and auto-correlation. Trend removal. Linear filtering. The DFT and its applications. Inference: Bayesian methods. Decision boundaries. Bayesian and neural networks. PCA and KL transforms. MAP and ML decisions.
BIO513 PHYSIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS 3 3 0
This course will teach students to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to cellular and systems physiology, including function, dysfunction, and the mechanisms that underlie treatment. The course will also addresses professional and ethical responsibility associated with the development, testing, and implementation (or withholding) of biomedical devices or treatments. The techniques, skills and tools necessary for engineering practice will be covered in addition to teach students to design, conduct, and analyze experiments. Topics may include the nervous system, striated and smooth muscle, and respiratory, renal, and cardiovascular systems.
BIO522 BIONANOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
MAT102 CALCULUS II 0 0 0
ENS541 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.
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.
BIO506 BIOSEPERATIONS 3 3 0
In this course the separation of proteins, nucleic acids, and oligonucleotides from biological matrices is covered from analytical to process scales. Also in this course, the separation of monoclonal antibodies, which have found numerous uses as therapeutic and diagnostic agents will be covered. Analytical techniques include an interesting montage of chromatographic methods, capillary electrophoresis, isoelectric focusing, and mass spectrometry. Among separation and purification methods, liquid-liquid distribution, displacement chromatography, expanded bed adsorption, membrane chromatography, and simulated moving bed chromatography will be covered at length. Regulatory and economic considerations will be addressed, as are plant and process equipment and engineering process control. Application of DNA chip arrays, proteomics as well as evolving methodologies for a large number of drugs that are under development for treatment of cancer, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer's disease will be discussed.
MIS555 MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 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.
ENS539 SPLECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONEMTAL SCIENCES II 3 3 0
Various advanced level topics will be covered on environmental sciences, according to the need of students and interest of the instructor.