Research Matters blogs about the research and implications of the work of Dr. Banu Örmeci on wastewater treatment. The technology that she has developed enables a reduction of polymers being used in the dewatering process of sewage sludge. Polymers are currently in the water released from... More
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Welcome to The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering!
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers some of the most dynamic, innovative and cross-disciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs in Canada leading to Bachelor, Master’s and Doctoral degrees in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering.
We have introduced two exciting new programs; a B.Eng. in Architectural Conservation and Sustainability Engineering and a Master of Infrastructure Protection and International Security.
The Department has an intensive research enterprise including an NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Fire Safety Engineering and a Canada Research Chair in Wastewater and Public Health Engineering.
Prof. Banu Ormeci was one of the conference chairs for the WEF/IWA Residuals and Biosolids Conference that was held in Washington, DC on June 7-10, 2015. This was the first time IWA (International Water Association) and WEF (Water Environment Federation) organized a conference together, which was... More
Professor Onita Basu and recent engineering graduate Courtney Berquist, discuss the dilemma facing villagers in rural Tanzania with host Robyn Bresnahan on CBC Ottawa Morning. Carleton engineers are trying to help. To listen to the interview, click here. More information about the Tanzania project... More