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EWRE Graduate Studies

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Research »
Contact: Dr. Casey Brown,

The Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE) Program is committed to solving the environmental problems of today and educating the engineers and researchers of tomorrow. The group has expertise in a wide variety of fields, including hydrology, water resources planning and management, drinking water treatment, and environmental sensing. EWRE faculty have received the Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering, the Huber Prize for Research, and the ASCE Julian Hinds Award. By combining a tradition of excellence with a passion for innovation, our program provides students with a highly competitive graduate education. Most students are supported through research assistantships, fellowships, and teaching assistantships. Alumni have gone on to positions in industry, consulting firms, government agencies, research institutions, and universities.

Prospective Students

Extensive overall information is available in our brochure on Graduate Study in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, as well as in separate web pages devoted to our EWRE graduate AdmissionsDegree Programs, Program Area Faculty, and Research.  Some additional information can be found on the page of resources for enrolled students.

For more information, contact:
Casey Brown, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program Coordinator
Voice: (413) 545-5392

Current EWRE Students

A number of useful resources for current Graduate Students are available, including our EWRE Information, Policy and Procedures Manual as well as forms for planning and documenting your specific academic program.

Degree Option in Fish Passage Engineering

A new option for the MS CE degree is available on the topic of fish passage engineering.  This option is offered in collaboration with the US Fish and Wildlife Service.  Details can be found here.