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How Pure is Pure? Lecture to Look at Organic Micropollutants

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Professor Wolfgang Kuhn, University of Karlsruhe Professor Wolfgang Kuhn, managing director of the Water Technology Center at the Engler-Bunte Institute at the University of Karlsruhe, will deliver a special guest lecture Friday, Nov. 13, at the University of Kansas. Kuhn will cover “Organic Micropollutants in the Environment: How Pure is Pure?” at 3:30 p.m. in the Spahr Engineering Classroom, 2 Eaton Hall. The presentation is free.

Professor Kuhn is internationally known for his work on micropollutants in the environment, including pharmaceuticals, endocrine system disruptors, personal care products, pesticides, disinfection byproducts, as well as their metabolites and degredation products. His interests include the analysis, occurrence, fate and effects of such compounds and the policies to manage their potential impact on human health and the environment.

His presentation is sponsored by the KU Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering in cooperation with Black & Veatch. 



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