Tarabara research group
Environmental nanotechnology: membranes, particles, interfaces



Courses (currently offered)

Physicochemical Processes in Environmental Engineering (ENE 802)

  • Level: Graduate
  • Description: Physical and chemical principles of air and water pollution control and environmental contaminants in water, air and soils
  • Offered: Fall of every year
  • Instructors: Mantha (even-numbered years), Tarabara (odd-numbered years)


Dynamics of Environmental Systems (ENE 801)

  • Level: Graduate
  • Description: Principles of mass balance, reaction kinetics, mass transfer, reactor theory in environmental engineering
  • Offered: Spring of every year
  • Instructors: Xagoraraki (even-numbered years), Tarabara (odd-numbered years)


Membrane Processes (ENE 811)

  • Level: Graduate
  • Description: Fundamental principles and applications of membrane processes in environmental engineering 
  • Offered: Spring 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014


Civil and Environmental Engineering Analysis (CE272)
Probability and Statistics module

  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Description: Selected applications of probability and statistics to topics in civil and environmental engineering
  • Offered: Every semester
  • Instructors (Probability and Statistics module): Wolff (Fall semesters), Tarabara (Spring semesters)

Courses (2004 - 2011)

Senior Design in Civil and Environmental Engineering (CE 495)

  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Description: Preliminary design. Application of design concepts in civil engineering. Integrated design solutions using geotechnical, hydrological, pavement, structural, environmental, and transportation considerations. Planning the design process. Design specifications. Cost. Written and oral presentations. Issues of professional practice
  • Served as an Environmental Engineering faculty consultant: Spring 2011


Unit Processes and Operations in Environmental Engineering (CE 483)

  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Description: Scientific basis and design of physical, chemical and biological treatment methods for the control of water and air pollution. Operation and process selection.
  • Taught: Fall 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008


Independent study (CE 490, sec. 602)

  • Description: Civil engineering problem of specific interest to the student and a faculty member. May be analysis or design.
  • Taught: Spring 2008, 2010, 2011