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CLSE 580. Sustainable Chemical Engineering. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: CLSE 202 or permission of instructor. The course offers a survey of sustainability, green chemistry and green engineering considerations in chemical processing. Topics include quantitative analysis of green chemistry metrics, process intensification, renewable resources and waste valorization. Science communication and science policy will be discussed.