Environmental Engineering And Sciences

A career in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science provides several benefits:


  • Employment connections
  • Job security
  • Considerable personal satisfaction


  • Positive social change
  • Working with progressive thinkers
  • Develop technology to advance the world

Dr. David Wendell, is an associate professor in the environmental engineering and science program and has pioneered some outstanding work in the area of protein photocatalysts.  


CEAS faculty were presented with the CEAS Master Educator Award and two of these recipients are faculty in ChEE.  Dr. Drew McAvoy is a professor educator in the environmental engineering and science program and Dr. Stephen Thiel is a professor educator in the chemical engineering program.

Funding Opportunity - Senior Students pursuing Masters


Seniors that may pursue a Master’s in Environmental Engineering during academic year 2017-2018 are encouraged to apply for $10,000 in funding that will be provided by the Environmental Engineers of the Future (E2F) program to each selected student.  Selected students have the opportunity to develop early job networking/mentoring relationships with Environmental Engineering employers from both the public and private sectors. 

Click here for the online application is here.


The priority application deadline is November 28, 2017.

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► Environmental Engineering Student News

1. Orthodoxia (Soula) Zervaki, a PhD candidate focused on environmental research, has been selected to receive a $5,000 grant from the Gerondelis Foundation.  

She studies under Dr. Dionysios D. Dionysiou, a professor in Environmental Engineering and her work is focused on evaluating low-cost sensors for aerosol measurements and developing new aerosol sampling methods to couple with optical spectroscopies. . The Gerondelis Foundation Inc. is a private foundation in Lynn, Mass that gives grants to students from Greece who hold a Greek undergraduate degree and who have been accepted into a graduate degree or certificate granting program at an American university or other institution.