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Bolhari, Azadeh Senior Instructor

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Research

research overview

  • The majority of Dr. Bolhari’s research focuses on engineering education including sustainability mindset, resiliency, community engagement, engineering culture, retention of minorities in engineering and broadening participation. In addition, Dr. Bolhari’s research in the environmental engineering field focuses on fate and transformation of LDPE in terrestrial and aquatic systems.

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  • Fate & Transport of Microplastics, Sustainability Mindset, Community Cultural Wealth, Engineering Culture, Engineering Identity, Citizen Science, Qualitative Research

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Teaching

courses taught

  • CVEN 4404 - Water Chemistry
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Introduces chemical fundamentals of inorganic aqueous compounds and contaminants in lecture and laboratory. Lecture topics include thermodynamics and kinetics of acids and base reactions, carbonate chemistry, air-water exchange, precipitation, dissolution, complexation, oxidation-reduction and sorption. Same as EVEN 4404.
  • CVEN 4414 - Water Chemistry Laboratory
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Reinforces chemical fundamentals of inorganic aqueous compounds and contaminants from CVEN/EVEN 4404 in laboratory experiments and reports. Topics include acids and bases, carbonate chemistry (alkalinity) and other water chemistry characteristics (hardness, dissolved oxygen); precipitation, complexation and oxidation-reduction reactions; and laboratory techniques and reporting. Same as EVEN 4414.
  • CVEN 4434 - Environmental Engineering Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Examines the design of facilities for the treatment of municipal water and wastewater, hazardous industrial waste, contaminated environmental sites and sustainable sanitation in developing countries. Economic, societal and site specific criteria impacting designs are emphasized. Same as EVEN 4434.
  • ENEN 4600 - Interdisciplinary Energy Engineering Projects
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Prepares students to analyze energy systems from technical, economic, and policy perspectives with project topics varying by semester. Provides historical and contemporary context of the energy landscape. Emphasizes application of engineering fundamentals for the design and evaluation of real world energy systems. Projects will be completed by working in interdisciplinary teams.
  • EVEN 4404 - Water Chemistry
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Introduces chemical fundamentals of inorganic aqueous compounds and contaminants in lecture and laboratory. Lecture topics include thermodynamics and kinetics of acids and base reactions, carbonate chemistry, air-water exchange, precipitation, dissolution, complexation, oxidation-reduction and sorption. Same as CVEN 4404.
  • EVEN 4414 - Water Chemistry Laboratory
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Reinforces chemical fundamentals of inorganic aqueous compounds and contaminants from CVEN/EVEN 4404 in laboratory experiments and reports. Topics include acids and bases, carbonate chemistry (alkalinity) and other water chemistry characteristics (hardness, dissolved oxygen); precipitation, complexation and oxidation-reduction reactions; and laboratory techniques and reporting. Same as CVEN 4414.
  • EVEN 4434 - Environmental Engineering Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Examines the design of facilities for the treatment of municipal water and wastewater, hazardous industrial waste, contaminated environmental sites and sustainable sanitation in developing countries. Economic, societal and site specific criteria impacting designs are emphasized. Same as CVEN 4434.
  • EVEN 4830 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
    May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.

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