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AGG 4502: NANOTECHNOLOGY IN FOOD, AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT

 

SWS4932 Nanotechnology: Application in Food, Agriculture, and Environment

Instructor:

Zhenli He
Professor,
 Soil Fertility/Environmental Chemistry
(561) 468-3922 x 109
zhe@ufl.edu

About the Course

Nanotechnology is an emerging field of applied science that engages almost every technical discipline – from chemistry to agriculture – in the study and application of extremely tiny materials with particle sizes ranging from ~1-100 nm. This course will cover the fundamentals of nanoscience and nanotechnology from historical development, concepts and principles to nanomaterial manufacturing and property characterization, and the application of nanotechnology in food science, agriculture and environment.

Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Spring
General Education Requirement Course: No

Prerequisites: General physics and chemistry at a college level
Textbook: None required. Reference books, journal articles, and related information links are provided on the course website.