Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

EEES Faculty Earn Promotions

At the end of the Spring 2023 semester, EEES received some great news:  Drs. Andrew Metcalf and Alex Pullen were promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor with tenure.  Dr. David Ladner was promoted from Associate to Full Professor. Dr. Metcalf’s teaching and research interests are in the area of air pollution and air quality, with […]

Scribner Receives Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching

EEES Lecturer Dr. Emily Scribner received one of the university’s top honors at a Spring 2023 semester ceremony hosted by Provost Bob Jones, the Junior Special Rank Outstanding Teaching Award.  Dr. Scribner was one of 26 faculty, staff and students honored with a university wide award, making this a notably high level of recognition.  She […]

Freedman Receives Earth Caretaker Award from UWGB

EEES Department Chair Dr. David L. Freedman won the 2023 Earth Caretaker Award from his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB).  The award recognizes UWGB graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional field and are widely recognized for their career accomplishments in the areas of sustainability, environmental management, environmental policy, or […]

Hixon Honored as Outstanding Young Alum

Dr. Amy Hixon was honored by the College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences as one of only two Outstanding Young Alumni for 2023.  Dr. Hixon currently serves as an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. She received master’s and Ph.D. degrees […]