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Gulf Coast Oil Spill Instruction at Tuskegee University

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2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Vancouver, BC

Publication Date

June 26, 2011

Start Date

June 26, 2011

End Date

June 29, 2011



Conference Session

Impact of the Gulf Coast Oil Spill on Chemical Engineering Education & Misc.

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Chemical Engineering

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22.764.1 - 22.764.12



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Tamara Floyd Smith Tuskegee University


Nadar Vahdat Tuskegee University

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Dr. Vahdat is the head and professor of Chemical Engineering at Tuskegee University. His research area includes carbon capture and storage, adsorption, and transport properties of polymers. He has been one of the instructors for a new course in engineering ethics that is offered to all the engineering majors at Tuskegee University.

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This session will include papers that describe the current and proposed impact that the Gulf Coast oil spill has on chemical engineering education.  Appropriate topics are wide ranging.  Examples include the incorporation of lessons learned into classroom content and the Gulf Coast oil spill in relationship to ABET outcomes f, h or j. 

Smith, T. F., & Vahdat, N. (2011, June), Gulf Coast Oil Spill Instruction at Tuskegee University Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. 10.18260/1-2--18045

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