Environmental Engineering

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Find out what kind of courses you can take and learn more about the expertise of our faculty:

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Our Environmental Engineering program provides comprehensive educational and research opportunities in air, land, and water science and engineering. Our faculty members have a broad range of experience and expertise. They work in top-notch research facilities. They collaborate extensively with other engineering and science faculty across campus.

That means we attract the highest-caliber students from a variety of engineering and science backgrounds. And we design your master’s or Ph.D. program specifically for your professional goals.

Our program is a key component in campus-wide initiatives on biological engineering, bioscience and biotechnology, nanotechnology, materials science and technology, sustainable technology and development, environmental science and technology, and energy systems.

Key Research Areas:

  • Air pollution: emissions, formation, transport, and deposition of aerosols
  • Chemical and environmental multiphase transport processes
  • Environmental and analytical chemistry
  • Environmental biotechnology for bioremediation of contaminated soil, sediments and waters
  • Hazardous substances in sediments, soils, waters and residues
  • Nanotechnology in the environment
  • Physical, chemical and biological processes influencing subsurface fate and transport of contaminants
  • Physicochemical processes for water and wastewater treatment
  • Sustainable technology and development


Mustafa M. Aral
Professor Emeritus
Joe Brown
Carlton S. Wilder Assistant Professor
Yongsheng Chen
John Crittenden
Director, Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems, Hightower Chair...
Maohong Fan
Adjunct Professor
Janet Hatt
Senior Research Scientist/Lab Manager Konstantinidis Group
Yongtao Hu
Senior Research Scientist
Ching-Hua Huang
Professor & Group Coordinator
Jennifer Kaiser
Assistant Professor
Kostas T. Konstantinidis
John H. Koon
Professor of the Practice
Lekia Mauesby
Administrative Professional Sr.
James A. Mulholland
Associate Chair for Graduate Programs and Research Innovation &...
M. Talat Odman
Principal Research Engineer
Spyros G. Pavlostathis
Armistead G. Russell
Howard T. Tellepsen Chair & Regents Professor
F. Michael Saunders
Professor Emeritus
Jim C. Spain
Professor Emeritus
Marc Stieglitz
Associate Professor
Costas Tsouris
Ambarish Vaidyanathan
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Xing Xie
Carlton S. Wilder Assistant Professor
Sotira Yiacoumi
Guangxuan Zhu
Senior Research Scientist