Course Code: EST 311

Course Title : Environmental Science and Technology

Weekly Class and Application Hours:3-0

Short Course Description:

The course includes the following topics:

1) Categories of pollutants, microbial metabolism, metabolism paths, destructive metabolism plasmids, Transformations-nitrogen cycle

2) Biological remediation

3) Environmental Biotechnology

4) Phytoremediation of metals

5) Bio-plastics, bio-polymers

6) Environmental biotechnology applications in the production of bio-fuels

7) Industrial applications of environmental biotechnology.

Textbook and Supplementary Books::

  1. Environmental Science and Technology: A Sustainable Approach to Green Science and Technology, Second Edition By: Stanley E. ManahanTextbook

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

  • Attendance 95%compulsory