Nanotechnology for Water and Wastewater Treatment

The course overviews the state-of-the-art and novel developments of nanotechnology in applications for drinking water production and wastewater treatment.

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For whom?

Young and mid-career professionals with a relevant wo bachelor (academic bachelor)

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 03 April 2018
End: 13 April 2018
Deadline IHE application: 02 March 2018 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 1900

Start: 01 April 2019
End: 12 April 2019
Deadline IHE application: 01 March 2019 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 1900

Learning objectives

Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
  1. Apply innovative applications of nanotechnology in drinking water production and wastewater treatment.
  2. Be familiar with the state-of-the-art, impact and cost-benefit analysis of nanotechnology processes for water and wastewater treatment.
  3. Communicate successfully on nanoscience and nanotechnology interfacing with environmental chemistry, environmental engineering and bioprocess.

Course Content

Framework: Nanoparticles and Water; Environmental Fate; Risk Analysis.

Nanotechnology for Water/Wastewater Treatment: Physical, Chemical and Biological Properties of Nanoparticles.

High-Performance Water and Wastewater Purification Systems: Nanofiltration, Nanosorbents and Nanocatalysts.

Nanoparticles that Sense and Treat Disease: Biosensors and Desinfectants.