Teaching “Geoenvironmental Engineering” Course

Short course offered to help develop and teach a semester course on Introduction to Geoenvironmental Engineering

Instructors:  Krishna R. Reddy, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA; Jyoti K. Chetri, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

The objective of this short course is to provide appropriate resources and prepare the attendees to teach an introductory course on geoenvironmental engineering as an undergraduate or a graduate course in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or geotechnical engineering programs. The topics that are covered in this short course include: (1) Challenges in teaching geoenvironmental engineering courses; (2) Relevant course content; (3) Course syllabus; (4) Teaching resources (e.g., textbook, homework questions, projects, and exams); (5) Example lecture PPTs; and (6) Questions/discussion.

Please e-mail Prof. Krishna Reddy at kreddy@uic.edu if you have any comments or questions. Thanks.

Short Course Handouts

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Welcome and Agenda

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Geoenvironmental Problems & Need for Geoenvironmental Engineering

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Status and Challenges in Teaching Geoenvironmental Engineering: Survey Results

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UIC Undergraduate/Graduate Course on Introduction to Geoenvironmental Engineering: Syllabus & Teaching Resources (e.g., Textbook, PPTs, etc.)

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Fundamental Background Needed (e.g., Regulations/Requirements, Chemistry, Geochemistry, Biogeochemistry, GW Flow, and Contaminant Transport Fate)

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Contaminated Site Remediation: Overview

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Landfills and Impoundments: Overview

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Sustainability in Geoenvironmental Engineering (e.g., GSR, Recycling/Reuse, End Use of Landfills, and Bioreactor Landfills)

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