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Chemometrics in Air Pollution

This course briefly introduces the causes and effects of air pollution in Asian, chemometric models and chemometric application.

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Chemometrics in Air Pollution
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This course briefly introduces the causes and effects of air pollution.

Air pollution is a growing concern the we experience in our daily life. But not everyone has a clear understanding of what the sources of air pollution are. Here, you will not only learn how to identify them, but also understand the potential impact air pollution has in our present and future.

What are Chemometric models?

You will be able to learn the Chemometrics models, a new discipline in analytical science and how do Chemometrics models apply in mitigating the air pollution issue.

You will also learn how the initial analysis or preprocessing of the data is a significantly important step in the use of Chemometric models.

Chemometric applications in air pollution

In this course you’ll be able to see real examples that demonstrate and apply the Chemometric model. Making it a proficient and ideal tool mitigating air pollution.

To register in this course, you are required to have basic knowledge in Chemistry, Physics and Statistics.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 23 seconds Hello everyone Welcome to our course on Chemometric in Air Pollution.

Skip to 0 minutes and 35 seconds I have been working with my students on physico-chemical interaction of air pollutants health risk and the dynamics of air particles into human respiratory system since the last 8 years in Malaysia. Air pollution is an emerging issue in southeast Asian countries, especially in Malaysia and also many other parts of the world. A common example of air pollution in Southeast Asia is “Haze Episode”. Do you know? about 100 thousand people died in Southeast Asia due to the haze episode in 2015? We often experience Haze in Malaysia. The potential cause of haze in this region is “Slash and burn”. This practice enhances the haze pollution in Southeast Asian countries.

Skip to 1 minute and 34 seconds So, we design this course in an effective way which will help you to know the fundamental cause and effect of air pollution. In this course we will also introduce you a number of applications as the mitigation tools in air pollution. Chemometric receptor models have been widely used application tools to quantitatively fingerprinting of the emission sources for the potential pollutants. You will have an opportunity to learn some of the essential chemometric models under this course. I hope that you will enjoy this course.I look forward to seeing your participation in this course.

What topics will you cover?

  • Fundamental of air pollution
  • Composition of air pollutants
  • Basic statistics in chemometric modeling
  • Initial statistical analysis in chemometric
  • Fundamental of chemometric receptor models
  • Data reduction and pattern recognition

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You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Interpret air pollution
  • Classify composition of air pollutants; sources and effects
  • Identify the initial knowledge on the data using basic statistics
  • Explore the versatile directions of application for chemometric receptor models
  • Describe the ways of data reduction using principal component analysis -multiple linear regression (PCA-MLR) and principal component analysis -absolute principal component score (PCA-APCS)
  • Evaluate the quantitative non-negative data distribution by Positive matrix factorization (PMF) model

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for those interested in learning about Chemometrics in air pollution and that have a basic knowledge of Chemistry, Physics and Statistics.

Who will you learn with?

Dr. Khan is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia. He also held a Professor (Visiting) position at the China Uni of Mining and Technology, China.

Who developed the course?

Universiti Malaya

Universiti Malaya is the premier research university in Malaysia, committed to advancing knowledge and learning through quality research and education for the nation and for humanity.

  • Established

    1905
  • Location

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • World ranking

    Top 60Source: QS World University Rankings 2021
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