We contribute to solutions for the energy and environmental challenges around the world and focus on research and education in environmental engineering science, energy systems and chemical engineering.

In 2006, Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) became the first university in the world to create a Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering (EECE) by bringing together faculty involved in the interdisciplinary environment engineering science graduate program and the Department of Chemical Engineering.

  • Foster tradition of life-long learning
  • Offer education curriculum coupled with advanced focal area and interdisciplinary initiatives
  • Participate in cutting-edge research with faculty and industry partners
  • Provide access to state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation

EECE Facilities

Our facilities foster excellence in research

The Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering has world-renowned research facilities that allow students and faculty to collaborate and innovate.

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EECE by the Numbers

International university research partners through MAGEEP
$14.3 million
Research awards (FY21)
Full-time faculty