Nanotechnology and Oil Sands Contaminants

The Nanotechnology and Oil Sands Contaminants short course will provide trainees with an introduction to nanotechnology and will discuss the application of nanotechnology to water treatment, citing specific examples from the Oil Sands. Advanced topics in nanomaterial engineering will be discussed. Trainees will gain familiarity with various methods related to nanoparticle preparation and characterization through lectures and lab tours, and tutorial topics will include catalysis and reaction rates.