Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

DeVol Selected as Fellow of the Health Physics Society

Dr. Timothy DeVol was selected as a 2019 Fellow of the Health Physics Society (HPS). Selection of HPS Fellows is made on the basis of significant administrative, educational, and/or scientific contributions to the profession of health physics.  Formed in 1956, HPS is a scientific organization of professionals who specialize in radiation safety. Its mission is […]

Popat’s research could help astronauts turn waste into hydrogen peroxide

Dr. Sudeep Popat recently received $750,000 from NASA to fund his research project focused on developing a way of making hydrogen peroxide for use on long-term space missions. Read the full newsstand article here. Dr. Popat’s research was also featured on several news stations. News clips from some of the stations can be found below: […]

Funk Wins Awards from Jacobs Engineering and CECAS

Julia Ann Funk, a rising senior majoring in Environmental Engineering, was recently awarded a 2019 scholarship from Jacobs Engineering.  The Jacobs Engineering Foundation created the scholarship program in 2009 as a tribute to Dr. Joseph J. Jacobs – the founder of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. – for his commitment to higher education and his goal […]

Cates Receives Patent to Improve Water Treatment

Dr. Ezra Cates, an Assistant Professor in EEES, was recently awarded a patent entitled Materials and Methods for Reducing Biofouling in Water Treatment Membrane Systems.  Cates was one of five faculty members from The College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences who received a patent in 2018.  Patent holders were honored at a ceremony on […]