Noteworthy Courses

EAEE E2002y Alternative Energy Resources. This is a new sophomore year requirement in our undergraduate curriculum, taught by former Department Chair Prof. Klaus Lackner. By focusing on global energy solutions, it builds upon the broad overview provided by our Professional Level course, EAEE E1100 A Better Planet By Design, taught by our former Department Chair Prof. Upmanu Lall. These two courses provide a strong introduction to Earth and Environmental Engineering, and offer a sense of continuity across all four years of the curriculum.

CIEN E4163x Environmental Engineering: Wastewater. Offered by Dr. William Becker, Vice President of Hazen and Sawyer P.C., a leading environmental engineering firm specializing in water supply and treatment. He will bring extensive scientific knowledge and engineering experience to the subject of current wastewater treatment processes and technologies. Open to senior undergraduate and graduate students.

EAEE E4350x Planning and Management of Urban Hydrologic Systems. Offered for the 2nd time by Dr. Sri Rangarajan, Senior Project Manager at Hydroqual Inc., a leading environmental engineering firm specializing in hydrologic modeling. He will bring a theoretically rigorous yet practical approach to urban hydrology problems and their solutions. Open to senior undergraduate and graduate students.

EAEE E4550x Catalysis for Emissions Control. Offered for the 2nd time by EAEE Assistant Professor Marco Castaldi and Dr. Robert Farrauto, Senior Research Fellow at Engelhard Corp. Provides an overview of state-of-the-art catalysis techniques for controlling gaseous emissions, including current research efforts and future technologies.

EAEE E4901y Environmental Microbiology. Now offered every year by EAEE Assistant Professor Kartik Chandran. He will focus equally on both fundamental microbiological principles and applications-oriented biotechnology, all within the context of environmental engineering systems. Open to senior undergraduate and graduate students.

EAEE E4950x Environmental Biochemical Processes. A new course offered by EAEE Assistant Professor Kartik Chandran.  Building on EAEE E4901, this course considers in detail both qualitative and quantitative aspects of biochemical processes in engineered environmental systems.  Examples include multiple microbial reactions in a community, and modeling/design of bioreactor configurations for biochemical waste treatment.  Open to senior undergraduate and graduate students.

EAEE E6240x Physical Hydrology. Now offered every year by EAEE Assistant Professor Gavin Gong. He will focus on the science of hydroclimatology and surface hydrology, ranging from local runoff processes to regional precipitation mechanisms to global energy and moisture distributions. Open to graduate students only.


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