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November 8, 2017

Urban Water Projects class introduces service-learning and collaborative design

A class in Environmental and Ecological Engineering at Purdue University is stepping outside the typical classroom setting to provide a real-world, client-based design experience for students. EEE 49500, Urban Water Projects was launched in 2013 by the Director of Service Learning, Dr. Lindsay Payne in an effort to provide best-management practices when dealing with items like stormwater.
October 13, 2017

Nies speaks on the potential of indirect water reuse at IWEA

Environmental and Ecological Engineering (EEE) Professor Larry Nies recently delivered a presentation entitled “Watershed Scale Management of Water Resources: Finding Answers in Large Heterogeneous Data Sets,” as part of the Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA) annual conference.
September 26, 2017

EEE junior receives Partners for Pollution Prevention scholarship

Purdue University was recently selected to receive one of three $1,000 scholarships from the Indiana Partners for Pollution Prevention (Partners) to award to a student of their choosing. Megan Townsend, a junior in Environmental and Ecological Engineering, was the chosen recipient of the Partners scholarship.
September 18, 2017

Dr. Jafvert to be inducted as Purdue University Teaching Academy Fellow

The Purdue University Teaching Academy is set to recognize Environmental and Ecological Engineering professor Dr. Chad Jafvert, amongst others.

Academy fellows are recognized for their outstanding and scholarly teaching in graduate, undergraduate or engagement programs. Candidates were identified by their individual department or college/school based upon evidence of excellence in teaching, innovation in teaching methodology, teaching-related service, and scholarship in teaching and learning.
August 1, 2017

EEE Graduate Student Enze Jin Presents at PIRE

In May 2017, Environmental and Ecological Engineering graduate student Enze Jin presented at the Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) meeting in Eugene, Oregon. PIRE is a National Science Foundation program that supports projects which aim to advance research and education that could not occur without international collaboration.
July 24, 2017

RET Site Program Brings STEM Educators Together to Develop Engineering Expertise

Eleven high school STEM educators from Alabama and Indiana were on the campus of Purdue University on Friday, July 14 for the culmination of a summer-long research experience. In its second year, the Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) Program was created through a partnership with Purdue University’s Environmental and Ecological Engineering program and Tuskegee University.
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