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  Environmental engineers
Environmental engineers conduct hazardous-waste management studies in which they evaluate the significance of the hazard, offer analysis on treatment and containment, and develop regulations to prevent mishaps.
Employment of environmental engineers is expected to increase much faster than the average for all occupations through 2012.
Environmental engineers need to keep abreast of a range of environmental issues to ensure their steady employment because their area of focus may change frequently—for example, from hazardous waste cleanup to the prevention of water pollution.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos263.htm   (539 words)

 Stanford Civil and Environmental Engineering
It is part of the School of Engineering.
Students are able to obtain a broad Civil Engineering education, as well as a more specialized study in Environmental and Water Studies or Structures, Geomechanics and Construction.
Laboratory facilities are available to students in construction, fluid mechanics, environmental engineering and science, structural and earthquake engineering, building energy, and experimental stress analysis.
cee.stanford.edu   (197 words)

 Civil & Environmental Engineering - UC Irvine
The civil and environmental engineering curriculum leads to the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. To receive an accredited B.S. degree in civil engineering and environmental engineering, undergraduates enroll in courses in the three main thrust areas: structural analysis, design and reliability; transportation systems engineering and optimization; and, water resources and environmental engineering.
Environmental engineering involves designing environmental protection or remediation strategies for multiple resources—water, air and soil, often with combinations of physical, chemical and biological treatment methods in the context of a complex regulatory framework.
The goal of the environmental engineering curriculum is to provide a strong basic science background, particularly in chemistry and biology, and broad exposure to several environmental engineering disciplines.
www.eng.uci.edu /cee   (388 words)

 Environmental Engineering Society
Environmental Engineering is a rapidly growing, multi-disciplinary branch of engineering, concerned with devising, implementing and managing solutions to protect and restore the environment, within an overall framework of sustainable development.
EES is a 'learned' body which exists to promote information transfer regarding environmental issues of relevance to the environmental engineering profession and other environmental practitioners.
Environmental Engineers are concerned with all aspects of the natural and constructed environment and EES provides opportunities for members to network within their profession, as well as maintaining programs for continual professional education.
ees.ieaust.org.au   (217 words)

 Clarkson University - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Civil and environmental engineers plan, design, and construct our nation’s physical infrastructure and take a leadership role in the responsible development and protection of our natural resources.
Civil and environmental engineers always have been at the forefront of such activities as designing and constructing bridges, buildings, water and wastewater treatment facilities, harbors, airports, and other public works.
A professional concentration in Environmental Engineering is available to students interested in the important field of environmental restoration, preservation and sustainability.
www.clarkson.edu /cee   (159 words)

 Environmental Engineering Jobs in Environmental Career Opportunities: the only comprehensive listing of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Position involves working with both engineers and environmental scientists, providing assistance with highway drainage design; floodplain and bridge waterway analysis; bridge scour analysis; flood control basin design; flood mitigation studies; hydrologic analysis of watersheds; assessing the stormwater management needs of projects; and design of runoff water quality and groundwater recharge measures.
Qualified individuals must possess an MS in environmental studies, policy and planning, or transportation planning; 7+ years of experience in the collection and analysis of demographic and economic data; locational analysis; master plan development and review; coordination of development plans and zoning ordinances, and review of tax and census data required.
We are seeking a candidate with an MS in Environmental Engineering, or Civil Engineering with environmental focus, and 0~2 years of experience.
www.ecojobs.com /engineeringjobs.htm   (4726 words)

 UW Department of Environmental Engineering
An estimated 60,000 U.S. firms are active in the environmental technology sector, including many small and medium-sized firms and several large multinational corporations.
Environmental technology is one of the fastest growing industry sectors worldwide.
The global market for environmental technology currently is estimated at about $522 billion and is expected to reach $599 billion by the year 2005.
wwweng.uwyo.edu /environmental   (172 words)

 Environmental Engineering | University of Waterloo |
Environmental Engineering is a unique program that is designed to produce graduates who can introduce the best available practices into the planning, design, and operation of natural and engineered water systems, and the management of our air and earth resources.
Utilizing sustainable development philosophies, the Environmental Engineering program includes principles of water management and treatment, remediation of surface water and groundwater, biotechnology, and contaminant transport.
As a student in the program, you will be exposed to principles of public and private enterprise, of responsible risk management, and of environmental impact assessment.
www.environmental.uwaterloo.ca   (100 words)

 ESE Magazine - July 2005
A Scottish engineer once told me that some of the famous Roman fountains, still in use, were also pressure-relief devices as well as sculptural masterpieces.
Most ancient projects themselves are admired mainly for their artistry with little understanding of the benefits conferred by the engineering of roads, aqueducts, bridges, stadiums and water infrastructure.
Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine will not be responsible for third party material.
www.esemag.com   (360 words)

 Environmental Science and Engineering Division, Colorado School of Mines
The Environmental Science and Engineering Division (ESE) is a degree-granting academic program at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM), a top-ranked public university located in Golden, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains.
The programs of study are interdisciplinary in scope and designed to prepare students to investigate and analyze environmental systems as well as evaluate and design natural and engineered solutions to protect, preserve, and benefit from the earth's resources.
ESE faculty and staff are diverse in their backgrounds and expertise, spanning civil and environmental engineering, environmental chemistry, soil science, hydrology, ecology, microbiology, toxicology, and environmental law.
www.mines.edu /Academic/envsci   (225 words)

 Wilkes University - GSE Environmental Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Environmental engineers design pollution prevention (P2) and energy efficient (E2) systems to improve air and water quality and effectively manage wastes.
Other laboratories conduct indoor and outdoor air sampling and testing; environmental and field-testing of soil samples; and preparation of rocks and minerals.
Graduates are employed in engineering firms all along the East Coast; a recent graduate (Monica DeAngelo ’02) is working for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington DC.
www.wilkes.edu /academics/gse/env_engineering.asp   (282 words)

 Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering encompasses a wide range of specialities.
ECS has tailored its environmental capabilities to serve the business development community, manufacturing industries, municipalities, financial institutions, owners and prospective buyers of existing buildings.
Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd. (ECS) is a diverse consulting firm specializing in the related fields of geotechnical, environmental, and construction materials engineering.
www.ecslimited.com /environ.cfm   (144 words)

 U.C. Berkeley Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The University of California at Berkeley has a long and distinguished record in Environmental Engineering education and research.
The historic sanitary engineering program made a number of advances in applied water chemistry of water distribution systems, pollutant effects on San Francisco Bay, and the operation of advanced wastewater treatment systems.
One example is the current set of projects on methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) that involve research on its transport in the subsurface, in-situ biodegradation, health effects, vehicle emissions, and atmospheric transport and chemistry.
env.berkeley.edu   (239 words)

 Environmental Engineering Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the area of solid and hazardous waste management, recent projects have studied the engineering and chemical properties of municipal waste combustor ash for use as aggregate in construction materials, the use of ash and waste glass as highway fill material and the stabilization of ash from fossil fuel power plants.
In summary, the research activities of the Environmental Engineering Program combine knowledge, creativity and cooperation to address the wide range of environmental problems existing today, as well as those that can be expected to arise tomorrow.
Course work requirements are designed to provide the student with a complete introduction to the expanding fields of environmental science and engineering; elective courses provide depth in narrower areas of specialization, with major emphasis in water and wastewater treatment, as well as solid and hazardous waste management.
www.fit.edu /AcadRes/engsci/environ/environ.html   (569 words)

 Carolina School of Public Health--Environmental Sciences and Engineering
The scholarly focus of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is the interplay between humankind, other species and the physical, chemical, and biological processes that regulate the function of both natural and engineered environments.
We describe environmental processes to understand their effects upon humankind and consider the reciprocal effects of human activities on these processes.
The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is pleased to announce Dr. David L. Johnson as the recipient of the ESE Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2005 and featured guest at the Department's annual Fall Picnic held September 16, 2005.
www.sph.unc.edu /envr   (217 words)

 Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan Tech
Michigan Tech's Environmental Engineering Program is nationally ranked as 18th and the Civil Engineering Program as 50th out of the top 150 doctoral degree-granting universities listed in the 2005 US News and World Report ranking of America's Best Graduate Engineering Schools.
Ranked among the top ten universities in terms of number of combined civil and environmental engineering degrees awarded.
Research funding $4.5 million per year: Engineering News Record ranked the CandEE department as one of the top ten (out of 250) in the U.S. based on the percentage of departmental income from research.
www.cee.mtu.edu   (137 words)

 Johns Hopkins University - Department of Geography and Environmental Science
As our world becomes seemingly ever smaller due to increasing population size and declining natural resources, environmental engineering has emerged as a field of critical importance to society.
Our core mission is to improve the human condition through the development and promotion of sound, sustainable environmental practices, and to educate future generations of environmental leaders.
ReVelle, in the Department of Geography & Environmental Engineering, was a much admired mentor, friend, and colleague to many of us on campus--and around the world.
engineering.jhu.edu /~dogee   (494 words)

 Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Tech's EE degree is one of the best of its kind in the country.
the application of engineering principles to the management of the environment of the protection of human health, for the protection of nature's beneficial ecosystems, and for environment related enhancement of the quality of human life."
Tech is to provide a quality education that blends theory with practice and enables graduates to successfully pursue professional careers in the field of environment engineering.
www.mtech.edu /ee   (198 words)

 Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Welcome to The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston.
We are located in Houston, Texas; a city with one of the highest concentrations of civil and environmental engineering companies in the country.
The results of research conducted in the UH Cullen College of Engineering were recently recognized in April 2005 by the Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC), which presented them with the Vinnakota Award for a paper detailing their research efforts.
www.egr.uh.edu /CIVE   (190 words)

 Environmental Engineering Science
The Environmental Engineering Science Program at Washington University is an integrated, multidisciplinary program that provides a scientific education for individuals interested in focusing on the improvement and management of the quality of the environment.
The mission of the Program is to educate future generation of Engineers and Scientists to tackle and solve the complex environmental issues we face today and in the future.
A Master of Science and Doctoral Degree in Environmental Engineering Science is awarded on completion of a course of study and research work.
www.env.wustl.edu   (230 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Environmental Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It's a great resource for professionals seeking a broader vision of environmental health practice areas and where we are heading.
Federal government engineers and planners have been learning the hard way about what happens when decisions are made without public input and without regard to the values, interests, and expectations of so-called stakeholders.
In sum, I believe that environmental health professionals can apply the insights in this series of articles in a way that will help supplant the "command-and-control" mentatlity that has battered so many of our colleagues and public health/environment inspectors, and baffled decision makers in the past two decades.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0471418137?v=glance   (1200 words)

 Powell's Books - Environmental Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This book combines a qualitative, conceptual understanding of hydrologic processes, an introduction to the quantitative representation of those processes and an understanding of approaches to hydrological measurements and the uncertainties involved in...
The material is self-contained; almost all mathematical and engineering concepts are presented or derived in the text, thus...
An advocate of market-based solutions to environmental problems documents the enormous waste of energy and heat in the US, and calls for further deregulation of what he calls the 90-year monopoly on the production and sale of electricity.
www.powells.com /psection/EnvironmentalEngineering.html   (809 words)

 Environmental Engineering Program__________________________________
Our mission is to provide a state of the art and multidisciplinary learning environment supported by cutting-edge research in three core areas (tracks):
These three tracks reflect the scope and interdisciplinary nature of Environmental Engineering.
(Environmental Engineering, 1985) provide the following definition: "that branch of engineering that is concerned with protecting the environment from the potentially deleterious effects of human activity, protecting human populations from the effects of adverse environmental factors and improving the environmental quality for human health and well-being".
www.engr.uconn.edu /environ   (165 words)

 Day Environmental Engineering Consultants
Founded in 1984, DAY's client base includes small to mid-size industry, Fortune 500 companies, utilities, financial institutions, transportation agencies, municipalities, developers, contractors and various other clients in the public and private sector.
Comprised of engineers, scientists, geologists, and technicians, DAY's experienced professionals strive to provide practical and economical solutions that meet clients' needs.
DAY realizes the importance of continued communication with its clients from a project's inception to completion.
www.dayenvironmental.com   (93 words)

 University of Florida - Environmental Engineering Sciences
As president of Environmental Engineering & Technology, Inc. (EE&T), the consulting firm he founded in 1985, he is the first consultant in many years to receive the award.
Cornwell has spent significant amounts of time gathering data from AWWA members for new drinking-water regulations under development at the U.S. He is currently a technical consultant for EPA’s proposed Long Term Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (Stage 2), designed to reduce the incidence of cryptosporidium and other microbial pathogens in drinking water.
Cornwell received his engineering degrees from the University of Florida in 1975 and taught at Michigan State University before founding EE&T. Previous News>>
www.enveng.ufl.edu   (273 words)

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