Integrated Waste Management For A Smart City

COURSE DURATION :12 Weeks

BRAJESH KUMAR DUBEY

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  • Civil Engineering

This course has emphasized on Integrated Solid Waste Management aspects within the broad subject area of Integrated Waste Management for a Smart City. The issues of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management, Construction, and Demolition (C&D) Waste and Electronic Waste Management will be covered in this course. The topics will include generation rates and waste composition; Integrated waste management issues, collection, recovery, reuse, recycling, energy-from-waste, and landfilling; Biological treatment of the organic waste fraction - direct land application, composting, and anaerobic digestion. The environmental impact of waste management and its relationship to the big picture sustainable development and smart city development will be discussed. A major focus of this course will be the role of MSW management within the various initiatives of the Govt. of India including Swachh Bharat Mission, Smart Cities as well as Make in India. The challenges of waste management for smart cities will also be discussed taking case studies from the first list of 20 smart cities identified in the first phase of this program. This will be followed by an overview of the Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste and Electronic Waste (E-Waste) management issues in India in general and for the smart cities in particular. The new rules with respect to C&D Waste and E-Waste Management will be covered. The challenges of managing these waste streams effectively will be discussed.

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Prof. Brajesh Kr. Dubey has his bachelors degree in Civil Engineering (Hons) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India and PhD in Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. He is presently Associate Professor (Integrated Waste Management and Sustainable Engineering) in the Division of Environmental Engineering and Management at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India. Dr. Dubey has more than 17 years of research, teaching, training and industrial outreach experience in the areas of Integrated Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, and Sustainable Engineering and Application of Life Cycle Assessment techniques. He also works in the area of Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainable Engineering. He has been teaching courses in the area of Solid Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management, Life Cycle Analysis and Environmental Risk Assessment among other courses for nearly a decade. He has taught at several universities in USA, Canada, New Zealand, China andIndia. He has also conducted training programs in the Integrated Waste Management areas including that for Electronics Waste. Dr. Dubey has authored/co- authored more than 200 publications in his area of expertise and have presented at several national and international conferences. He has worked as Waste Management Expert for UN agencies and World Bank

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  • Course Duration
    40 h 15 m 22 s
  • Course Level
    Intermediate
  • Student Enrolled
    30
  • Language
    English
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  • 40 h 15 m 22 s Video Lectures
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