Environmental Biotechnology (IB715)

Programme: 

M.Tech (IB)

Semester: 

Second

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)

Content: 

Scope of environmental biotechnology, Qualitative and Quantitative characterization of wastes, waste disposal norms and regulations, waste water treatment-aerobic processes; anaerobic processes; design of integrated purification processes, biological means of stabilization and disposal of solid wastes, treatment of hazardous and toxic wastes, degradation of xenobiotic substances; bioremediation; bioleaching; micro-organisms for hostile environment, ecosystem health and biomonitoring .

References: 

Environmental Biotechnology by C.F.Froster & D.A.J.Wase, PHI 1987 Environmental Biology for engineers and Scientists by DA Vaccari et al. Wiley Interscience 2006. Waste water Engineering, Treatment, Disposal & Reuse by Metcalf & Eddy,.

Department: 

Chemical Engineering
 

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Hari Mahalingam, Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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