Assistant Professor Cresten Mansfeldt is leading an effort to monitor the wastewater leaving residence halls on campus to detect and intercept community spread of COVID-19.

A gift of $2 million from the Mortenson family caps an impressive year of growth for the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering, including new federal and nonprofit funding totaling more than $11 million and significant research findings.

A new study headed by Professor Fernando Rozario-Ortiz will unveil a new chapter into the research on saxitoxin, the cyanotoxin responsible for the illness known as paralytic shellfish poisoning. 

Shelly Miller has spent years studying the airborne transmission of diseases. This summer, she’s worked closely with campus facilities teams to ensure that students, faculty and staff can breathe the safest possible air.

Have questions about spring 2021?

The Environmental Engineering Program has been hard at work planning the best possible educational experience for spring 2021. Though the semester will look different, we are committed to delivering a high-quality engineering experience prioritizing health and safety. 

Check out the spring 2021 FAQ and submit questions