The main aim of this course is to provide the details of environmental engineering specially wastewater treatment.

  • Course Title: Advanced Environmental Engineering
  • Presented for: PhD Students
  • Course No: 211405401
  • Credits/Weeks: 3/17
  • Semester: Fall
  • Group Presenting: Biotechnology



Part I: Characteristics of wastewaters

Part II: Fundamentals of Stoichiometry and Energetics

Part III: Microbial Kinetics &Activated Sludge Process Design

Part IV: Biofilm Kinetics & Biofilm Reactor Design

Part V: Nitrification, Denitrification, and Phosphor removal


Metcalf & Eddy Inc., G. Tchobanoglous, F. L Burton, H.D. Stensel, “Wastewater Engineering: Treatment and Resource Reuse”, McGraw Hill Higher Education, 2002.

B.E. Rittman, P. L. McCarty, “Environmental Biotechnology: Principles and   Applications”, Prentices-Hall, 2001.

D. H. F. Liu, B. G. Liptak, “Wastewater treatment”, Lewis publishers, 2000.

E.J. Olguin, G. Sanchez, E. Hernandez, “Environmental Biotechnology and Cleaner Bioprocesses”, Taylor and Francis, 2000.

L. K. Wang, V. Ivanov, J. Tay, Y. Hung, “Handbook of environmental engineering: Environmental Biotechnology (vol 10)”, Humana Press, 2010.


Lenore S. Clescerl, Arnold E. Greenberg, Andrew D. Eaton, “Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater“, Amer Public Health Assn, 1999.

Examination method

Mid. Term Exam 20-40%
Final Exam 30-50%
Project 15-35%
Home works 5%

Teaching Method: Lectures