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Fall 2014

Environmental engineers to study clean air, water, energy with NSF grants

Six faculty in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering from the School of Engineering & Applied Science have received nearly $1.8 million in three-year grants from the National Science Foundation to create a cleaner, safer environment.



Washington University nets $3.4 million Energy grant

Washington University in St. Louis, a leader in advanced coal research and technology, will be contributing to President Barack Obama's sweeping climate action plan with research funded by a $3.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.



EECE welcomes two new faculty members for 2014-2015

The Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering welcomes Assistant Professors Rajan Chakrabarty, PhD, and Elijah Thimsen, PhD.



Department welcomes new graduate students

The department welcomed 20 new PhD students and 18 Master of Engineering students this fall. The department now has nearly 100 PhD students working in different areas of energy, environmental and chemical engineering.



Departmental seminars are held on Fridays at 11 a.m. in Brauer Hall, Room 12. View a complete list of fall 2014 speakers on our website.

Student News

Students plan to install solar power at Indian orphanage

Sara Chinnaswamy's visit to some orphanages in southern India has led to an effort by four engineering students to provide a solar power system at a girls' orphanage.


EECE students travel to Singapore

Undergraduate students traveled to Singapore as part of the 2014 EECE International Experience program.


Cheadle is 2014 NCAA Division III champion

Lucy Cheadle, a senior chemical engineering student, won the national title in the women's 3,000 steeplechase.


Faculty Updates

2014 EECE faculty teaching award announced

Brent Williams, PhD, received the 2014 EECE Faculty Teaching Award.


Moon receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Tae Seok Moon, PhD, has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation.


Department Updates

Advisory Board supports launch of new initiatives

At its July 31 meeting, the EECE Advisory Board supported the launch of the following initiatives: Solar Energy and Energy Storage (SEES); Center for Aerosol Science and Engineering (CASE); Shared Environmental Analysis Laboratory (SEAL); and Center for Energy and Environmental Outreach (CEEO).


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