Most of the financial support available for graduate students is associated with specific research projects and is dependent upon the availability of grants from individual faculty members.

Scroll down for a list of faculty research interests. Their name links to a webpage with their contact information.

Graduate Teaching Assistantships (TAs) will be considered, but not guaranteed, after completion of first academic semester on campus.

Students are encouraged to visit the following websites:

Environmental Engineering Faculty and Research Areas of Interest:

Joel Burken, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, AAEE
Associate Department Chair, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor, Environmental and Civil Engineering
Research Interests: Phytoforensics, Phytoremediation and natural treatment systems, Biological wastewater treatment, Constructed wetlands, Green remediation

Mark Fitch, Ph.D.
Assistant Chair, Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering
Research Interests: Constructed wetlands/Biochemical reactors for metals removal,Biofiltration/Membrane biofiltration, Nutrient uptake in streams

Glenn Morrison, Ph.D., P.E., F.ISIAQ
Professor, Environmental Engineering
Research Interests: Indoor air pollution, Indoor surface chemistry, Pollutant transport, Exposure analysis, Building science

Daniel Oerther, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, AAEE, F.ASCE
John & Susan Mathes Professor, Environmental Engineering
Research Interests: Environmental biotechnology, Urban sustainability, Global development

Jianmin Wang, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering
Research Interests: Sustainable technologies for advanced wastewater treatment, Synergistic toxic effect of nanoparticles and heavy metals, Fate and transport of heavy metals in natural and engineered systems

Visit graduate studies or contact Jeannie Werner (573-341-4470) in the CArE Engineering Advising Center for more information.