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Environmental Engineering Doctoral Program

Program Details

Degree

Doctor of Philosophy

Available

On campus

Contact

Graduate Admissions1.888.511.1306graduate@stevens.edu
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Gain vital skills that can directly impact communities around the world with a Ph.D. from Stevens’ internationally recognized environmental engineering program.

Best Grad Schools U.S. News & World Report - Engineering 2024At Stevens, you’ll collaborate with renowned faculty and fellow scholars to develop solutions to challenges like transporting and treating arsenic and heavy metals, the environmental compatibility of consumer products and the development of sustainable and cost-effective technologies using natural products, recycled waste, plants and microbes. Stevens also houses state-of-the-art laboratories and a thriving sponsored research program, anchored by the Center for Environmental Systems, empowering our doctoral students to publish and present in influential arenas all over the world.

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering offers dynamic opportunities to explore leading-edge research within a close community of faculty mentors. You'll be able to study under a faculty mentor in the area that you find most exciting:

  • Water and wastewater treatment

  • Adsorption of contaminants at solid/water interfaces

  •  Soil remediation

  • Phosphorus sustainability 

  • Nonlinear empirical modeling

  • Heavy metals and inorganics

  • Biological wastewater treatment 

  • Groundwater and wastewater

  • Nanotechnology

  • Environmental sustainability 

  • Green technology development

As part of the School of Engineering and Science's sustainability research pillar, the civil, environmental and ocean engineering department facilitates research in fields such as smart, sustainable infrastructure and coastal engineering.

Hands-On Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering Research

At Stevens, you have the ability to join research groups with students at a variety of levels of experience, and outstanding faculty so you can learn cutting-edge technology as a team, just like in the real-world. In our state-of-the-art research labs and facilities, you'll have the opportunity to engage in experiential learning.

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens’ location near New York Harbor and the New Jersey coast places students near environmental organizations and private firms engaged in environmental protection and remediation, presenting ample opportunities for research, partnerships, internships and professional networking.

More Advantages to Our Program

  • Opportunities to participate in government- and industry-funded research at the Center for Environmental Systems, helping to solve real-world problems

  • Collaboration with other universities and experience working in or with national research centers

  • Involvement in research projects that receive federal funding

  • Networking and recruitment events, job fairs and guest speaker series

Concentrations

  • Environmental Processes

  • Groundwater and Soil Pollution Control

  • Environmental Management

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