Carnegie Mellon University

Environmental Microbiology for Engineers

Course Number: 12-629

This class provides a general introduction to microorganisms in natural and engineered environments.

Selected topics include: cellular architecture, energetics and energy conservation, growth and catabolism; evolution and genetics; population and community dynamics; water and soil microbiology; biogeochemical cycling; biofilms; and microorganisms in wastewater, pollution attenuation, and bioremediation.

Semester(s): Fall
Units: 9
Prerequisite(s): 03-121


Textbook information can be found at the CMU Bookstore