790306 Environmental bioprocess engineering

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2019/20
Languages of instruction


Biological Waste Gas Treatment

Soil Decontamination

Anaerobic Digestion

Renewable Resources and Energy Crops

This lecture on bioprocess engineering focuses on processes that are of key importance for environmental biotechnology. Beside a pure civil engineering part, emphasis is put on biological requirements of environmental methods and techniques. Results of practical experiments and full scale applications will be discussed.

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students will gain fundamental knowledge in environmental biotechnology and associated processes. They will be able to describe and explain techniques like biofilters, composting plants or soil remediation facilities. Students will understand the concept of sustainability and be able to use it in finding solutions for environmental issues. They will gather knowledge on legal regulations like the clean air act, the water protection act, etc.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.