Advancing the Quality of Education

Curricula Accreditation

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists® is the lead society for environmental engineering and environmental science education program accreditation. It is a full partner in the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), which accredits all engineering curricula. Setting and enforcing program guidelines ensures that persons attending accredited programs receive an education consistent with the needs of the profession.

Education Needs

Defining the ever-changing needs of environmental engineering and environmental science education is accomplished by the Academy in partnership with the Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors. Periodically, the two organizations conduct a workshop for educators and practitioners to forecast future environmental engineering and environmental science education needs and develop guidance for curricula content.

Kappe Lecture

Environmental engineering requires both formal course work and practical experience. The Academy's annual Kappe Lecture Series brings a recognized environmental engineering practitioner to university campuses across the United States. This professional is selected from the cadre of the Academy's Board Certified Environmental Engineers and Board Certified Environmental Engineering Members. During two-day campus visits, the practitioner presents formal lectures and engages in informal discussions with undergraduate and graduate students to supplement their training with real-world, up-to-date information about the practice of environmental engineering.

Tau Chi Alpha

The objective of TXA is to advance the environmental engineering profession by identifying and placing a mark of distinction on those environmental engineering students and engineers who have demonstrated high scholastic achievement, ethical character, practicality, and sociability or significant achievement in environmental engineering profession. For more information, email info at aaees.org.

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JUL

20

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 5 Battery Storage: Part 1 - Planning for Sustainability

Thank you to all who participated. A video of the webinar will be posted when it is available.

AUG

15

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: Physics-Based Management Optimization (PBMO™) Technology Presentation

Starts 12 PM Eastern. Click here to register.

AUG

30

2017

FREE AAEES Live Webinar: Plant No. 5 Battery Storage - Operations Management Part 2 & 3.

Starts 12 PM Eastern. Click here to register.

SEP

14

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: Novel and Advanced Hybrid Oxidation and Enzymatic Technologies for Emerging Trace Environmental Contaminants

Starts 12 PM Eastern. Click here to register

SEP

27

2017

Free AAEES Webinar: The Evolution of STAR from Laboratory Concept to Full-Scale In Situ Implementation

Starts 12 PM Eastern. Click here to register.

OCT

02

2017

AAEES Breakfast at WEFTEC

Starts 7 AM. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Krishna Pagilla P.E., BCEE, Professor and Environmental Engineering Program Director at the University of Nevada, Reno. Click here to register.

OCT

12

2017

2017 AAEES Annual West Coast Event: After Decades of Indirect Potable Reuse (IPR); Are We Ready for Next Step, Direct Potable Reuse (DPR)?

Register now at: http://bit.ly/2017WestCoastEvent

OCT

12

2017

Environmental Symposium, Hampton Inn & Suites, Cazenovia, New York

There will be six one-hour speeches. It will be a one day environmental symposium with a balance between environmental science and engineering issues with focus on emerging issues. For information, contact Howard LaFever at howard.lafever@ghd.com.

OCT

19

2017

AAEES Technical Conference: Protecting Our Precious Resource – Texas Water

AAEES will be hosting a one-day technical conference in San Antonio, Texas in conjunction with the Academy's Board of Trustees Meeting the following day. The selected speakers represent the "Best of the Best" professionals. Registration TBA.

OCT

20

2017

AAEES Fall Board of Trustees Meeting - San Antonio, TX

Registration TBA

NOV

14

2017

Innovative Approach for Implementing Performance-Based Remediation at Fort Ord

Starts at 12 PM Eastern. Click here to register.



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