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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


EECE Seminar: Performance of Urban Bioinfiltration Facilities

Mira Olson, Assistant Professor, will present.

11:00 AM

Featured News

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.


Unprecedented athletic honors for Bear sports program

Four students receive national ‘Athlete of the Week’ honors in one week by coaches’ organizations


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