The department is engaged in education and research within hydraulic engineering, hydropower development, hydrology, urban water systems, environmental engineering and solid waste management.
To be the undisputedly most important centre of competence with in the area of hydraulic and environmental engineering in Norway-as well as being at level with the best centres internationally. We have a very comprehensive research activity of high quality, and internationally oriented in good cooperation with SINTEF.
Our greatest challenge:
To recruit as many students to our study program as is required by those engineering areas that we serve in society
Our short-time goal:
To get better cooperation with other departments and study programs in our new faculty of Engineering Science and Technology