As a graduate student in this department, you will 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. 


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FAQs for current students


"Pack your schedule as much as you can. WashU has so much to offer and there is so much to do, explore, research and learn. Graduate school can pass by so quickly (at least for a master's student), so don't hesitate to take on new tasks or opportunities that may come your way."

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Full support & funding

Our PhD students are fully funded, including full tuition support and health insurance.

As a doctoral candidate, you will also receive a generous stipend to cover living expenses and a new, high-end Apple laptop computer. This support is guaranteed as you continue to make satisfactory progress towards your degree.

Additionally, doctoral students may also qualify for one of the fellowships: