We perform fundamental research in environmental engineering in the following areas:
Water treatment, desalination and water reuse
Particle transport and surface chemistry in natural and engineered environments.
Technologies at the energy and environment interface.
Duke University is located on the Central East Coast of the US, in an area that brings together natural beauty and high tech. Home to several of the world's top environmental programs in a discplines ranging from environmental policy and management to environmental toxicology, Duke is the headquarters for several National research centers including the Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology, a Superfund Basic Research Center, and the Partnership for International Research and Education (PIRE) on Water and Commerce.