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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 185 undergraduate students, 29 master of engineering students, 95 PhD students, 18 full-time faculty and 2,453 alumni. More...

Upcoming Events


EECE Seminar: Designing metal oxide catalysts with controlled structure, composition, and electronic properties for carbon dioxide hydrogenation to methanol

Cynthia Lo, Assistant Professor, Department of Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering at Washington University, will present.

11:00 AM


EECE Seminar: 13C-metabolism analysis of microbial cell factories: a touch of revelation

Yinjie Tang, Assistant Professor in the Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, will present.

11:00 AM

Featured News

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.


Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering welcomes two new faculty members

The Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering welcomes Rajan Chakrabarty, PhD, and Elijah Thimsen, PhD, both assistant professors in the Aerosols Cluster.


Srikanth Kommu, PhD, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

EECE Alumnus, Promoted to Sr. Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of MEMC/SunEdison


Moon receives NSF CAREER Award

Tae Seok Moon, PhD, assistant professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering, has been selected to receive a 2014 National Science Foundation CAREER Award. 


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