Air Pollution Control Engineer

Air pollution control engineers use sophisticated techniques to control pollution in our environment. They make sure that the air we breathe is safe and clean.

Career Details

These professionals use their scientific knowledge and technical skills to come up with solutions that are related to air pollution problems. These engineers might have to design new equipment or processes to help certain industries limit their pollution impact on the environment. 

Air pollution control engineers have a wide range of responsibilities which include working with design teams to ensure that new buildings are designed with good air quality in mind, and developing plans for implementing measures to improve good air quality in areas with poor air quality. 

Skills required for this career:
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Computer skills
  • Good Problem-solving skills
Study options:
  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Sc. Chemical Engineering
  • B.Sc. Environmental Science
  • Government departments
  • Research firms 
  • Consulting firms