Global Summer/Winter School
S032 Green Technology for Environmental Pollution Control

Duration: 2018.7.11-2018.8.3 (3 weeks)

 

Campus: Minhang

     

Course Description: 

Environmental pollution control using green technology is one of the sustainable methods that not only can solve environmental pollution, but also save energy and resources. The course uses multidisciplinary theories and methods to expound the relationship, connotation and principles between environment and sustainable development. To interpret the relationship between economic and social development with environmental protection, energy conservation and emissions reduction, China will be chosen as the case study subject. Due to it being the country with the most populous and rapid urbanization process. The development process of water resources, the waste sector, soil reclamation and air pollution control will be introduced in detail and the students could understand the drivers and the development for the shift from the industrial civilization development model to the modern ecological civilization.

 

Highlights

 

  • Half day tour of Laogang solid waste treatment base;

 

  • Half day tour of Qingcaosha drinking water reservoir;

 

  • One day tour of Chongming Iisland.

                

Instructors

 

Prof. Xinde Cao

Email: xdcao@sjtu.edu

Prof. Xinde Cao is the vice dean of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. His research interests include: (1) characterization and remediation of contaminated sites; (2) biochar-based C sequestration and its eco-environmental effect; (3) development and application of solid waste-derived functional materials for environmental remediation; and (4) metal speciation, bioavailability, and human health.

 

Assessment

Attendance: 15%

Participation in question discussion: 20%

Visit report: 30%

Final program summary: 35%

 

Contact

Program Director : Prof. Xinde Cao (xdcao@sjtu.edu.cn)

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