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FALL 2013

Williams to study climate change with EPA grant

Brent Williams, PhD, is studying why the southeastern United States has been getting cooler when the rest of the Earth is getting warmer.



'Seeing it in practice': Engineering students learned around the world in summer experiences

Students in the School of Engineering & Applied Science travelled around the world this summer to get hands-on experience and to learn to be leaders in a global society.



Zhang receives prestigious DARPA Young Faculty Award

With a Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, Fuzhong Zhang, PhD, plans to use bacteria to derive a gasoline alternative.



WUSTL hosts environmental engineering conference

The keynote speaker was renowned environmental engineer George Tchobanoglous, PhD, professor emeritus at the University of California, Davis, and the Kappe Lecturer of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.




IIT-Bombay — WUSTL Corporate Conclave

October 19-20
Danforth Campus


Departmental seminars are held on Fridays at 11 a.m. in Brauer Hall, Room 12. View a complete list of fall 2013 speakers on our website.

Student Awards

AIChE 2013 Student Design Competition

Andrew Dougherty, Sarah Paleg, David Hagan

2013 NCAA Elite 89 Award

Tim Noack

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NSF Graduate Fellowships

Cheryl Immethun, Katherine Peter

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Faculty updates

Moon receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant from Gates Foundation

Tae Seok Moon, PhD, has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study a new approach to a global health issue.


Zhang receives Powe Junior Faculty Award

Fuzhong Zhang, PhD, has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities.


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Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering • eece.wustl.edu
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