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Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

Description

Water resources engineering is the quantitative study of the hydrologic cycle -- the distribution and circulation of water linking the earth's atmosphere, land and oceans. Surface runoff is measured as the difference between precipitation and abstractions, such as infiltration (which replenishes groundwater flow), surface storage and evaporation. Applications include the management of the urban water supply, the design of urban storm-sewer systems, and flood forecasting. Hydraulic engineering consists of the application of fluid mechanics to

Environmental Engineering

Description

The goal of environmental engineering is to ensure that societal development and the use of water, land and air resources are sustainable. This goal is achieved by managing these resources so that environmental pollution and degradation is minimized. 

Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

Professors:

V.H. Chu, S.J. Gaskin, V.T.V. Nguyen

Adjunct Professors:

S. Babarutsi

This area is concerned with the interaction of mankind with the water environment.