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The Department of Environmental Sciences aims to conduct high quality basic and applied research, produce qualified human resource, and develop products and processes to meet the needs and niches of academia and industry. The department comprises highly qualified faculty and research staff with diverse backgrounds in a variety of disciplines. Major focus areas of research and development include Earth and environmental studies, water and energy resource management, solid waste management and treatment, water sanitation and health, conventional and alternate energy, agriculture, and biotechnology. The broad spectrum of the department thus provides its students a great flexibility in choosing the program of their interest.