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Graduate Admissions

The CEE department is seeking disciplined and creative graduate students to work with faculty on innovative research in a challenging, yet collaborative environment.

Graduate students can earn a M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Chemical and Environmental Engineering while taking part in an interdisciplinary program that is heavily engaged with campus colleges, system-wide research centers, other leading universities and industry leaders. Students also can pursue a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering Systems (Water) through our online master’s program.

In addition to a wide variety of exciting research opportunities with faculty, most graduate students are supported by very competitive fellowship packages. Students conduct their research with state-of-the-art resources in new facilities and benefit from outstanding infrastructure.

Graduates have a successful record of employment with graduate and postdoctoral fellows now serving as faculty members at institutions all over the world, researchers at the nation’s top research universities, and leaders in corporate, government and non-profit organizations. Graduate students travel nationally and internationally to present their research at conferences and they obtain summer internships and permanent jobs with top universities and industries.

Top five reasons to join CEE at UCR

Exciting research projects of the faculty Highly competitive fellowship packages Outstanding laboratory research facilities Ideal geographical location Well supported infrastructure

Bourns Hall

Graduate Student Affairs Officer

Adrienne Thomas
(951) 827-2859

Faculty Graduate Advisor (Admissions)

Jianzhong Wu, Professor

Faculty Graduate Advisor (Enrolled)

Ian Wheeldon, Associate Professor