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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.782 (Fall 2003) 
  • Course Title:
  • Environmental Engineering MEng Project 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Eric Adams
    Dr. Pete Shanahan
    Susan Murcott
    Daniele Lantagne
  • Course Introduction:

  • 1.782 Environmental Engineering Masters of Engineering Project

    Fall 2003 - Spring 2004

    Course Highlights

    This course features initial student proposals in the assignments section, and a complete set of student presentations and final reports in the projects section.

    Course Description

    This class is one of the core requirements for the Environmental Masters of Engineering program. It is designed to teach about environmental engineering through the use of case studies, computer software tools, and seminars from industrial experts. Case studies provide the basis for group projects as well as individual theses. Past case studies have included the MMR Superfund site on Cape Cod; restoration of the Florida Everglades; dredging of Boston Harbor; local watershed trading programs; appropriate wastewater treatment technology for Brazil; point-of-use water treatment for Nepal, Brownfields Development in Providence, RI, and water resource planning for the island of Cyprus. This class spans the entire academic year: students must register for the Fall term, IAP, and the Spring term.

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