Urs von Gunten

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Full Professor

urs.vongunten@epfl.ch +41 21 693 08 62

EPFL ENAC IIE LTQE
GR A1 464 (Bâtiment GR)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site: Web site: https://ltqe.epfl.ch

EPFL ENAC SSIE-GE
GR A1 464 (Bâtiment GR)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Fields of expertise

Oxidation processes
Advanced oxidation
Oxidation by-products
Micropollutants
Water treatment

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Doctoral Program in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Courses

Environmental chemistry

This course provides students with an overview over the basics of environmental chemistry. This includes the chemistry of natural systems, as well as the fate of anthropogenic chemicals in natural systems. It enables students to apply general chemical concepts to natural systems.

Water and wastewater treatment

This course on water and wastewater treatment shows how to implement and design different methods and techniques to eliminate organic matter, nitrogen and phosporous from wastewater, and how to apply physical and chemical methods and techniques to produce drinking water.