The Department of Environmental Engineering was founded in 1998 under the name "Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management". After appropriately elaborated its studies, the department was renamed as "Dept. of Environmental Engineering" in May 2019. The above Department aims mainly to offer a complete education program in Environmental Engineering, being recognized by the Technical Chamber of Greece.
Since its foundation, the above Department has been committed to offer education and research of international standards in the scientific areas of Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science and Technology, and Environmental Protection.
The Department of Environmental Engineering has currently 14 faculty members who supervise the research of about 45 postgraduate students and about 10 postdoctoral researchers with an annual output of more than 50 refereed publications in international scientific journals, along with noumerous founded research projects