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Apr 11 2018 - Jun 20 2018


8:00 am - 9:30 am

Water Pollution Mitigation and Aquatic Remediation E-Course

The IIES is pleased to offer a new e-course to our online lecture series. This course titled, “Water Pollution Mitigation and Aquatic Remediation” will run every Wednesday from April 11 to June 20. An email will be sent out with a link to the access the lecture. If you do not receive this email please contact: The lectures will be recorded each week and posted below.

Contributors: Arizona State University, University of Edinburgh, University of Hawaii, Johns Hopkins University, Nanjing University, National Taiwan University, Sun Yat-sen University and Trent University.

Each week join a faculty member from one of the contributing universities who will share their research and expertise. Lectures run approximately 45 minutes with a Q&A to follow. The lectures are FREE and are available to anyone interested. The lectures will be LIVE each week and will begin at:

08h00 EST (Canada/US)
13h00 BST
14h00 CEST
15h00 EEST
19h00 ICT
20h00 CST (all of China, Taiwan and Macau)

Be sure to register online before the e-course begins (see above).


PART I – Water Treatment

April 11 | Lecture 1 | Introduction to water treatment | Paul Westerhoff, Arizona State University

April 18 | Lecture 2 | The formation and control of disinfection byproducts | Xin Yang, Sun Yat-sen Univeristy

Unfortunately there was a technical error during the lecture and it was not able to be recorded. Prof Yang has kindly provided her PPT presentation.

To download the PDF please click on the following link:

Lecture 2 | The formation and control of disinfection byproducts | Xin Yang | April 18

April 25 | Lecture 3 | Pollutants in the water distribution system | Yi-Pin Lin, National Taiwan University

PART II – Wastewater Treatment

May 2 | Lecture 4 | Occurrence and fate of organic contaminants in wastewater treatment| Carsten Prasse, Johns Hopkins University

May 9 | Lecture 5 | Biological treatment | Lin Ye, Nanjing University

May 16 | Lecture 6 | SANI process (sulphur associated wastewater treatment) | Hui Lu, Sun Yet-sen University

May 23 | Lecture 7 | Anaerobic biotechnology for bioenergy production | Samir Kumar Khanal, University of Hawaii

May 30 | Lecture 8 | Groundwater remediation and dual-biofilm barrier for treatment of chlorobenzenes | Edward J Bouwer, Johns Hopkins University

PART III – Aquatic Remediation and Recycling

June 6 | Lecture 9 | Removal of organic contaminants in water and wastewater using UV and ozonation technologies | Chris Metcalfe, Trent University

June 13 | Lecture 10 | Application potential of the UV/AA process in water treatment | Shujuan Zhang, Nanjing University

June 20 | Lecture 11 | Wastewater bioremediation with filamentous algae | Andrea Semiano, University of Edinburgh

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