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Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering focuses on research and education in environmental engineering science, energy systems and chemical engineering. Our mission is accomplished by: tradition of "life-long learning," fundamental education curriculum & interdisciplinary initiatives, participation in cutting-edge research with faculty & industrial partners, and access to state-of-the-art facilities & instrumentation.

The department has 192 undergraduate students, 30 master of engineering students, 100 PhD students, 17 full-time faculty and 2,453 alumni. More...

Upcoming Events


Mindlin Lecture: The Next 10 Years of Solar Energy Research

Gregory Wilson, Mindlin Lecturer, will present.

5:00 PM


EECE Seminar: The impact of climate change on outdoor and indoor air quality

Petros Koutrakis, Harvard University, will present.

11:00 AM


EECE Seminar: Assessment of carbonaceous aerosol over northern India and its impact on regional climate

Suresh Tiwari, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, will present.

11:00 AM

Featured News

Pratim Biswas Appointed Editor-in-Chief

Pratim Biswas, the Lucy and Stanley Lopata Professor was appointed as the Editor-in-Chief, of the premier aerosol journal, Journal of Aerosol Science


Professor Fortner Wins NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor John Fortner wins NSF Career AWARD for his project titled: "CAREER: Development and Application of Crumpled Graphene Oxide-Based Nanocomposites as a Platform Material for Advanced Water Treatment”.


Peat fire emissions may shed light on climate change

To study the climatic effects of peat fire emissions, Rajan Chakrabarty, PhD, has received a three-year, $530,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


Environmental engineers to study clean air, water, energy with NSF grants

Six faculty in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering from the School of Engineering & Applied Science have received nearly $1.8 million in three-year grants from the National Science Foundation to create a cleaner, safer environment.


Students in EECE International Experience program travel to Singapore

The Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering offers an International Experience program to undergraduate students each summer.


Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering

Brauer Hall, CB 1180, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO, USA 63130
Phone: (314) 935-5548, Fax: (314) 935-7211