About Us

Our Goals

The goals of CREST-RESSACA include:

  • To serve as a center of excellence for environmental research in South Texas and the border region.

  • To provide increased access to M.S. and Ph.D. programs in environmental engineering to US citizens and permanent residents, and increase diversity in the national engineering workforce.

  • To facilitate capacity-building and infrastructure development for graduate engineering and science programs in South Texas.

  • To transfer research to the decision makers and stakeholders who influence the economic, social, and physical infrastructure along the border region


Capabilities include:

  • Environmental Research Facilities

  • Laboratory Facilities

  • Computational Infrastructure

  • Environmental Engineering Courses

  • Texas A&M Systems Support

Areas of Specialization

Major Areas of Specialty:

  • Air Quality

  • Water Quality

  • Solid / Hazardous Waste

  • Environmental and Occupational Safety

  • Environmental Systems

  • Environmental Informatics

  • Natural Systems Engineering

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. HRD-0734850

This page was last updated on: January 21, 2016