The mission of the Graduate Environmental Engineering Program is to equip students with advanced understanding of the principles of environmental science and engineering, including deep knowledge in their field of specialization, enabling them to contribute to world-leading research and specialized professional practice that helps protect human health, welfare, and the environment.
The objectives of the program are to prepare graduates to:
- Develop new or improved technologies and/or advance the state of knowledge of environmental engineering processes and systems and/or contaminant fate and transport in natural systems
- Independently plan, perform, assess and communicate high-quality environmental engineering research or design solutions
- Work and communicate effectively in interdisciplinary endeavors to solve environmental problems
- Balance the competing social, political, economic and technical goals entailed in advancing sustainable solutions to environmental problems