SODIS stands for SOlar water DISinfection, in which elevated temperature with UV-light from the sun is used to inactivate pathogens in drinking water. Mike Fisher (center), graduate student under Professor Kara Nelson, poses with local SODIS users near Tarata, Bolivia, where he is conducting field work to improve the effectiveness of solar disinfection of drinking water.
US News & World Report's rankings for 2016-2017 has all of our programs, graduate and undergraduate, in the #1 spot. Our graduate program in environmental engineering has held the #1 spot for the past 8 years; civil engineering has been in the top 2 for the past 14 years. Our undergraduate programs in environmental engineering and in civil engineering are top ranked every year, often like this year, as #1.
Our doctoral program tops the 2010 National Research Council rankings.
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