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Hydrosystems Engineering


Hydrosystems Engineering focuses on technical areas of hydrology, hydraulics, water resources engineering and environmental fluid dynamics which are interdisciplinary fields that synthesize knowledge from a wide range of subjects. The curriculum at Arizona State University presents challenging opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students in Hydrosystems Engineering. The graduate program provides a strong foundation in basic principles, but remains flexible enough to meet changing needs within these fields. A particular emphasis in the Hydrosystems Engineering program is placed on the urban water cycle, climate interactions and land use using the Phoenix metropolitan area as an outdoor laboratory. The curriculum is complemented by a range of cutting-edge research activities. The Hydrosystems Engineering group at ASU receives national and international funding for a wide range of educational and research efforts with exciting opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate students and researchers. Field, laboratory, data analysis and modeling studies are available to interested students. Students are also encouraged to obtain courses and training in topic areas such as geographical information systems, numerical modeling, remote sensing, machine learning, water policy and management, and advanced data analysis techniques. Students who major in Hydrosystems Engineering go on to have careers in the fields of water resources engineering, hydraulics, hydrology including ground water hydrology and surface water hydrology, environmental fluid hydraulics, environmental remediation, sustainability and various others in the private or public sectors.


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Hydrosystems Engineering faculty