XRF map of Zinc distribution in a birch leaf collect at Liberty State Park, NJ

Earth & Environmental Science

About

Understanding the Earth processes is of utmost importance in the modern world. We offer curricula in environmental sciences, environmental earth sciences, earth engineering and environmental sustainability and prepare our students for successful and rewarding careers or graduate studies.

Our faculty have strengths in water, soil and air pollution and cutting edge techniques to study them. Research and education emphasizes practical applications, especially in the field. The program uniquely includes a field research station to facilitate research and education.

How You Will Learn

The department offers rigorous courses that are comparable to the best in the country. Student research is an integral part of the learning experience and provides opportunities for enhanced understanding. Technical abilities and effective communication are emphasized in preparation for successful careers and graduate studies. Small classes provide individual attention to students for enhanced learning. Our students are considered by both industry leaders and graduate programs to be well prepared for their chosen paths.

From the Chair

Alexander Gates

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences maintains strong programs in Geosciences, Environmental Sciences and Geoscience Engineering that are primarily applied and uniquely take advantage of local research and educational opportunities. The programs are recognized for their high quality and breadth both by industry and academia where they are highly ranked. The department takes pride in its mission of ensuring quality education and hands-on research experiences for its students.

XRF map of Zinc distribution in a birch leaf collect at Liberty State Park, NJ
Earth & Environmental Science

101 Warren St
Smith Hall - Room 135
Newark, NJ 07102
United States

Tel: 973-353-5100
Fax: 973-353-1965

Faculty

Sina Saneiyan

Sina Saneiyan

Ph.D. Graduate Student

Dimitrios Ntarlagiannis

Dimitrios Ntarlagiannis

Associate Research Professor

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Elizabeth Moncada Sanz

Unit Administrator

Warren Manspeizer

Warren Manspeizer

Professor Emeritus