About Environmental Engineering

Our mission is to provide a state of the art and multidisciplinary learning environment at the undergraduate and the graduate level. We offer a variety of degrees, including B.S., Minor, M.S., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees, and we conduct cutting edge research in three core areas:

  • Air Pollution and Atmospheric Processes;
  • Contaminant Fate and Resource Recovery and
  • Hydrogeosciences and Water Resources Management.

Please explore our website to obtain more information on career paths and opportunities for Environmental Engineers, our curriculum, faculty members and research projects. Our faculty is committed to your academic and professional success. We offer challenging and rigorous courses; exciting and relevant research opportunities; and individualized mentoring and guidance.


Maria Chrysochoou, Ph.D.,
Environmental Engineering Program Director

What is Environmental Engineering?

Environmental Engineering News

  • Entry Level Engineering position at RI DEM Site

    Job Opportunities Page Job Title: SANITARY ENGINEER Department: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT Division: Waste Management Opening Date/Time: W . . .

    Published: Aug 31, 2017

  • Prof. Tim Vadas mentored high school student to win Genius Olympiad

    Catherine Herrick, a high school student mentored by Prof. Timothy Vadas last fall won a bronze medal in the Genius Olympiad. Genius Olympiad, an inte . . .

    Published: Jul 30, 2017

  • Fall 2017 Semester Begins

    The Fall 2017 begins on August 28th, 2017! We are excited that we will be announcing soon seminars, society, club and school events. We expect the Fal . . .

    Published: Jun 19, 2017

  • PIRE graduates recruitment in full swing

    Active recruitment of graduate students this fall is in full swing in all PIRE Project participating institutions. Berihun and Meijian joined Universi . . .

    Published: Dec 11, 2016