Ph.D. Environmental Engineering

NJIT’s Ph.D. program in Environmental Engineering is for students with master's degrees in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or allied fields who wish to do advanced research in an area of Environmental Engineering. In exceptional circumstances, highly qualified students with a bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering or Civil Engineering may be accepted directly into the doctoral program.

Summary

Our program’s educational objectives are reflected in the achievements of our recent alumni.

  • Research and Practice: Alumni will successfully engage in the research, practice, or both, related to the practice of environmental engineering within academia, industry, government and private practice, where they will work toward sustainable solutions in a technical specialty area. Alumni will be able to synthesize technical knowledge of engineering analysis and design to identify, formulate and solve problems of professional interest and importance.
  • Professional Growth: Alumni will advance their skills through research, innovation, professional growth and development activities.
  • Service: Alumni will perform service to society and the engineering profession through membership and participation in professional societies, government, educational institutions, civic organizations and humanitarian endeavors.

Graduates of the Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering program will be able to:

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a designed experiment and the implications of the resulting data.
  • Verify and justify the solution to a complex environmental problem, including the use of appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Develop and evaluate new, advanced technical knowledge in a specialized area of environmental engineering.
  • Synthesize and explain the relevance and application of new, advanced technical knowledge in both technical and non-technical terms.

Core Faculty

Jonathan Smitherson

Rodriguez Freire, Lucia

Assistant Professor

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Rodriguez Freire, Lucia
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
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Colton 266
Jonathan Smitherson

Marhaba, Taha F.

Professor & Chairman

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Marhaba, Taha F.
Professor & Chairman, Civil Environ. Eng.
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245 Colton Hall
Jonathan Smitherson

Boufadel, Michel

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Boufadel, Michel
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435 colton
Jonathan Smitherson

Hsieh, Hsin-Neng

Professor

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Hsieh, Hsin-Neng
Professor, Civil Environ. Eng.
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268 COL
Jonathan Smitherson

Olenik, Thomas J.

Doctor

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Olenik, Thomas J.
Doctor, Civil Environ. Eng.
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227 Colton
Jonathan Smitherson

Zhang, Wen

Associate professor

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Zhang, Wen
Associate professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Colton Hall, Room 211
Jonathan Smitherson

Ding, Yuan

Dr.

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Ding, Yuan
Dr., Civil Environ. Eng.
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235 Colton

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