Emphasis in Advanced Water Technologies

water-buttonThrough the Emphasis in Advanced Water Technologies, students are able to gain in-depth knowledge of water treatment methods and design of treatment processes.

Students who complete the requirements of the Emphasis in Advanced Water Technologies will be provided with a certificate of completion.

Eligibility: All MEng students in Chemical, Civil, and Materials Science and Engineering.

Course Requirements: Same as MEng requirements for the home department.
Civil Engineering: 10 courses, or 8-9 courses and 1 project.
Chemical Engineering: 10 courses, or 7 courses and 1 project.
Materials Science & Engineering: 10 courses, or 7 courses and 1 project.

2 Core Courses

  1. CHE 1150, Industrial Water Treatment
  2. At least one of the following (the other 2 can count as specialization courses):
    • CIV 541, Environmental Biotechnology
    • CIV 549, Groundwater Flow and Contamination
    • CIV 550, Water Resources Engineering
    • CHE 565, Aqueous Process Engineering
    • CIV 1303, Water Resources Systems Modeling
    • CIV 1308, Physical/Chemical Treatment Processes
    • CIV 1311, Advanced and Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment
    • CIV 1319, Chemistry and Analysis of Water and Waste
    • CIV 1399, Water Sanitation and Hygiene
    • CIV 1399, Treatment Wetlands
    • CIV 1499, Fundamentals of Acid Mine Drainage

2 Specialization Courses

Pick from the following list, or from #2 above:

    • CHE 1213, Corrosion
    • CHE 1430, Hydrometallurgy Theory and Practice
    • JCC 1313, Environmental Microbiology
    • JNC 2503, Environmental Pathways
    • MIE 1807, Principles of Measurements
    • STA 1004, Introduction to Experimental Design

6 Additional Courses and/or Project

May include courses not selected from above. Must comply with Departmental requirements.

Enrolment: Contact Prof. Ron Hofmann (ron.hofmann@utoronto.ca) after being admitted into the normal MEng program. Enrollment is permitted at any time during your MEng.

Questions: Contact Prof. Ron Hofmann, ron.hofmann@utoronto.ca, 416-946-7508