Environmental engineering

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.

Environmental engineering 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.

Nevada Water Innovation Institute

  • Primary contact: Krishna Pagilla
  • Website: Nevada Water Innovation Institute
  • Major focus: Through innovative research, strategic partnerships, and education and outreach, the Nevada Water Innovation Institute is solving real-world problems and promoting economic growth and development in the Truckee Meadows region.

Faculty in environmental engineering

Environmental Engineering
Jeffry Curtis
Jeffry Curtis
Associate Research Professor
(775) 682-5400
SEM 124E
1368
Environmental Engineering
Keith Dennett
Keith Dennett
Associate Professor
(775) 784-4056
SEM 226
1368
Environmental Engineering
Veronica Edirveerasingam Alumbaugh
Veronica Edirveerasingam Alumbaugh
Environmental Engineering Lab Manager
(775) 682-7466
SEM 212
1368
Environmental Engineering
David Hanigan
David Hanigan
Assistant Professor
(775) 682-7517
SEM 253D
1368
Environmental Engineering
Eric Marchand
Eric Marchand
Associate Professor
(775) 784-6817
SEM 220
1368
Environmental Engineering water, reclaimed water, water reuse, biological processes, environmental engineering
Krishna Pagilla
Krishna Pagilla
Ralph E. and Rose A. Hoeper Professor and Chair He, him, his
(775) 682-7918
SEM 103
1368 water, reclaimed water, water reuse, biological processes, environmental engineering
Environmental Engineering
Yu (Frank) Yang
Yu (Frank) Yang
Associate Professor
(775) 682-6609
SEM 349C
1368