Environmental Engineering Doctoral Program
DegreeDoctor of Philosophy
ContactGraduate Admissions1.888.511.1306[email protected]
Gain vital skills that can directly impact communities around the world with a Ph.D. from Stevens’ internationally recognized environmental engineering program.
At Stevens, you’ll collaborate with renowned faculty and fellow scholars to develop solutions to challenges like transporting and treating arsenic and heavy metals, the environmental compatibility of consumer products and the development of sustainable and cost-effective technologies using natural products, recycled waste, plants and microbes. Stevens also houses state-of-the-art laboratories and a thriving sponsored research program, anchored by the Center for Environmental Systems, empowering our doctoral students to publish and present in influential arenas all over the world.
The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering offers dynamic opportunities to explore leading-edge research within a close community of faculty mentors. You'll be able to study under a faculty mentor in the area that you find most exciting:
Water and wastewater treatment
Adsorption of contaminants at solid/water interfaces
Nonlinear empirical modeling
Heavy metals and inorganics
Biological wastewater treatment
Groundwater and wastewater
Green technology development
Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering Research at Stevens
Major advantages of studying civil, environmental, or ocean engineering at a premier research institution like Stevens include support for your ideas, great mentors and the best tools for your research. Learn more about research in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering.
The Stevens Advantage
Stevens’ location near New York Harbor and the New Jersey coast places students near environmental organizations and private firms engaged in environmental protection and remediation, presenting ample opportunities for research, partnerships, internships and professional networking.
More Advantages to Our Program
Opportunities to participate in government- and industry-funded research at the Center for Environmental Systems, helping to solve real-world problems
Collaboration with other universities and experience working in or with national research centers
Involvement in research projects that receive federal funding
Networking and recruitment events, job fairs and guest speaker series
Groundwater and Soil Pollution Control