BCGC Classes

Spring 2012 Classes

Toxicology Basics for Green Molecular Design (Chem298 section 10, CCN 12350)

Instructors: Chris Vulpe and Martin Mulvihill

Room: 433 Latimer

Description: Learn to apply the fundamental principles of molecular toxicology and to use tools that help chemists identify and design safer chemicals.

Ethics & Decision-making in Green Product Design: Business, Science & Policy Perspectives (ESPM290 or Haas296, CCN 30165)  

Instructors: Christine Rosen, Alastair Iles, Joe Guth

Room: 250 Cheit

Description: Explore the ethical, social, political, legal, and business issues raised by the transition to a green  chemistry economy, including:

•Evolving social norms faced by scientists, lawyer and business managers;

•Public policies affecting human health and ecosystems.  

•Individual and Societal Responsibilities 

Engineering & Health Impact Methods for Green Design (PH290 section 7, CCN 75500)

Instructors: Mark Nicas, David Dornfeld, Meg Schwarzman, Tom McKone and Akos Kokai

Room: 121 Latimer

Description:Learn how principles of environmental health can be used to make materials, products and manufacturing processes safer for workers,consumers and the environment, including:

• Basics of assessing hazard and exposure

• Techniques for sustainable design

• Tools for evaluating alternative

 

ESPM 261

Science-based technologies that are central to the search for sustainability in contemporary societies and their environmental impacts. Theoretical approaches to investigating how science, technology, and environment intersect. How societies move closer to sustainable technological systems. Redesign of existing technologies and the introduction of new technologies. How adverse impacts can be prevented through policy. Case studies of contemporary developments.

Where: 106 Mulford

When: Wednesday 12-2pm

Course Title: ENVIRON SCI, POLICY, AND MANAGEMENT 261

CCN: 30166

 

 

Fall 2011 Classes

 

Seminar Green Chemistry and Sustainable Design

The annual Seminar in Green Chemistry and Sustainable Design, is a semester of lectures and discussions that consider multiple aspects of sustainable design, including molecular toxicology, sustainable production, new research and the role of public policy.

Where:180 Tan Hall

When: Monday 4-5pm

Course Title: CHEMISTRY 298 P 010 SEM

CCN: 

 

 

Spring 2011 Classes

Introduction to Toxicology

Discussion of principles for the evaluation of toxic hazard of natural and man-made substances present in the environment, the workplace, food, drink, and drugs.

Where: A1 Hearst Annex

When: Tuesday/Thursday 10am-11am

Course Title: NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES AND TOXICOLOGY 11 P 001 LEC

CCN: 64596

ESPM 261

Science-based technologies that are central to the search for sustainability in contemporary societies and their environmental impacts. Theoretical approaches to investigating how science, technology, and environment intersect. How societies move closer to sustainable technological systems. Redesign of existing technologies and the introduction of new technologies. How adverse impacts can be prevented through policy. Case studies of contemporary developments.

Where: 106 Mulford

When: Wednesday 12-2pm

Course Title: ENVIRON SCI, POLICY, AND MANAGEMENT 261

CCN: 30166

CHEM 234

This 3 unit inquiry-based class will introduce Green Chemistry and examine the impact that chemicals have on society. This class is being developed and taught by a team of experts that represent all of the traditional academic disciplines encompassed by Green Chemistry. This includes Public Health, Chemistry, Toxicology, Environmental Science, Public Policy, Business, and Law. The course material will be presented within the context of chemical case-studies.

Where: 3107 Etcheverry

When:Monday, Wednesday 4-5:30 pm

Course Title: Green Chemistry: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainability

CCN: 12230

 

Fall 2010 Classes

Seminar Green Chemistry and Sustainable Design

The annual Seminar in Green Chemistry and Sustainable Design, is a semester of lectures and discussions that consider multiple aspects of sustainable design, including molecular toxicology, sustainable production, new research and the role of public policy.

Where:180 Tan Hall

When: Monday 4-5pm

Course Title: CHEMISTRY 298 P 010 SEM

CCN: 12346

Colloquium: Design for Sustainability

A weekly series of speakers discussing a wide-range of topics in Sustainability and Green Chemistry.

Where: 112 Wurster Hall

When: Friday 12:30-2pm

Course Title: ARCHITECTURE 242 P 001 SEM

CCN: 03954

Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century

New Approaches in Human and Eco-Toxicology Testing in a Changing Regulatory Environment.

Where: 120 Morgan Hall

When: Monday 10am-12pm

Course Title: NUTRI SCI 290 P 001 LEC

CCN: 64854