|National University of Singapore (NUS)|
Founded in 1905 as a medical school, the National University of Singapore (NUS) has evolved from humble beginnings to become a leading university in the Asia-Pacific region. An NUS education is comparable to some of the best programmes at top universities globally. Built on a tradition of excellence, NUS is developing global standing for its multi-disciplinary education and research. Our programmes are characterised by entrepreneurial and global dimensions, for vitality and relevance in today’s knowledge driven economy.
ESEP was established in October 2003 by merging the environmental science and engineering interests in the Departments of Chemical and Civil Engineering.
ESEP emphasizes multi- and trans-disciplinary approaches to solving complex environmental problems. The overall objective of the program is to impart to students a sound scientific knowledge, combined with advanced engineering capabilities, so that they may understand the local, regional and international environmental issues.
ESEP engages in both basic and applied research. It provides unique research opportunities in the following fields: water quality, treatment, and reclamation; wastewater treatment; air pollution assessment and treatment; aerosol science and technology; management of terrestrial and coastal resources; and the broader environmental sciences.