About our program
Environmental engineering faculty specialize in research related to water quality and water supply. Current areas of focus include water and wastewater treatment, fate and transport of contaminants, biochemistry and in-situ bioremediation.
Labs and centers
Environmental Engineering Laboratory
- Primary contact: Eric Marchand
- Major focus: Water quality analyses, fate and transport of environmental contaminants, water reuse technologies, membrane testing and characterization, microbiological analyses, bench- and pilot-scale testing, and surface/colloid characterization
Environmental Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering Laboratory
- Primary contact: Keith Dennett
- Major focus:Performance testing of erosion control products and devices for trapping and retention of sediment, large flume studies, sediment transport investigations, pilot-scale testing of water and wastewater treatment processes.