Summary

Experts from the Swiss Chemical industry, will be introducing key concepts of sustainable chemistry and chemical engineering of industrial relevance. Students will be able to learn from real hands-on problems and better understand the challenges faced in industry and work towards their resolution.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Bachelor level in chemistry or chemical engineering.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Analyze the aspects of Health, Safety and Environment in the production and use of chemicals
  • Apply green metrics for the analysis of chemical processes
  • Analyze the impact of different technologies to choose the most sustainable alternative
  • Analyze case studies from the Swiss Chemical Industry

Transversal skills

  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Make an oral presentation.

Teaching methods

power point presentation with workshops, case studies and group works

Expected student activities

active participation to the lecture

Assessment methods

Continuous control: graded short exam or homework given at each session

Supervision

Assistants No
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

power point presentation of the lecturer + extra material depending on program

Notes/Handbook

Detailed Schedule for Fall 2023

The course takes place every second Thursday, from 11 to 13 and 14 to 16.

21.09.2023: Dr. Annik Nanchen, TUV Süd
https://www.linkedin.com/in/annik-nanchen/
Safety and Health and their importance for sustainability

5.10.2023: Dr. Fabrice Robvieux, DSM-Firmenich
Green metrics: Real life tools

19.10.2023: Dr. Cara Blocklehurst, Novartis
https://www.linkedin.com/in/cara-brocklehurst-37154164/
The proper choice of technology and their impact

2.11.2023: Dr. Fabrice Robvieux, DSM-Firmenich
Case study from the fragrance industry

16.11.2023: Dr. Edouard Godineau, Syngenta
https://www.linkedin.com/in/edouard-godineau-a2411214b/
Case study from the agrochemical industry

30.11.2023: Dr. Pierdomenico Biasi, Casale SA
https://www.linkedin.com/in/pbiasi/
Case study from the bulk industry

14.12.2023: Dr. Lucie Lovelle, Novartis
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucie-lovelle-1527a245/
Case study from the pharmaceutical industry

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Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Sustainable chemistry and engineering in Industry
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Sustainable chemistry and engineering in Industry
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Sustainable chemistry and engineering in Industry
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Sustainable chemistry and engineering in Industry
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Sustainable chemistry and engineering in Industry
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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