Department News

Environmental Science Lunch Meetup


TIME: 11:30AM-1:00PM



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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) TRAINING, OCTOBER 31

Become LEED Accredited!

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training

When: October 31, 2017 – 6:00PM to 10:00 PM

Where: NJIT - Weston Hall – Lecture Hall 2 -




When: October 28, 2017 – 2:00PM to 6:00 PM

Where: Stevens Institute of Technology - Babbio Center - Room TBA




When: October 30, 2017 – 6:00PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Brooklyn - 2 Metrotech Center - 8th Floor – Room 820



Want to get involved in sustainability? Opportunities are plentiful and LEED is at the forefront!


LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified as can people! The LEED Green Associate is the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field.


To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 8000 students pass their respective exam at a 100% pass rate. This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name!


This course meets the exam’s eligibility requirements and the USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can be taken at any time at your nearest Prometric center. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!


Early-Bird Cost: $300 ($200 for full time students) - To register for the class please visit:  




Lorne Mlotek BASc., LEED AP BD+C, O+M

President, LeadingGreen

416-824-2677 / 585-764-5423

B740 Sandford Fleming Building

10 King's College Road, Toronto, M5S 3G4

 2017 AEESP (Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors) Distinguished Lecturer Event

Thursday, September 14, 12:00-5:00 pm

NJIT is hosting the 2017 AEESP (Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors) Distinguished Lecturer event featuring Prof. Pedro Alvarez of Rice University on September 14. The topic of his talk is "Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment: A Vision to Enable Decentralized Water Treatment and Address Growing Challenges of the Water Energy Nexus". For details, please refer to the flyer.

This event will be co-hosted with other 9 universities in the NJ-NY-PA area, including Columbia, Drexel, Montclair State, NYU, Princeton, Rutgers, Stevens, Stony Brook, and Villanova, serving as one of the largest regional events for environmental engineers and scientists. We would welcome all participants from academia, industry, and government. The event is free of charge. Please feel free to disseminate the flyer to your colleagues and others who may be interested in joining the event.

2017 AEESP Distinguished Lecturer Flyer

To better prepare this event, we would kindly ask all attendants to register by September 5, 2017 using the link below (also in the flyer):

Please don't hesitate to contact Dr. Mengyan Li ( if you have any questions. We look forward to your participation.

Poster Winner at the 102nd Annual Conference and Exposition for New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA)

Please join the Chemistry & Environmental Science Department to congratulate Fei Li, a doctoral student, who has won the first place in the poster competition at the 102nd Annual Conference and Exposition for New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA). In his poster, he presented his recent findings of the 1,4-dioxane contamination at river estuaries and wastewater treatment plants in Northern New Jersey. 1,4-Dioxane is a water pollutant with emerging concerns due to its chronic carcinogenicity and prevalent occurrence in our environment. CONGRATULATIONS, Fei!!

Super Storm Sandy: Five Years Later

Call for Abstracts: You may submit an abstract of no more than 250 words (not including title) for oral or poster presentations by May 31 2017. All submissions must be 12pt. font and Times New Roman. Please include in your submission the presentation type (oral/poster), the company or school name (note if student presentation), a contact email and the

presentation title as you would like it to be displayed in the conference proceedings.

Oral presentations: 20 min, Posters: 36×48 in (Awards to be given for student posters.) All Submissions will be peer reviewed

Conference url:

2017 Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting

Submit your abstract for the 2017 Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting June 4-6, 2017 in beautiful Hershey Pennsylvania!