Steven Chapra

Steven Chapra

(617) 627-3654
Medford Campus
Research/Areas of Interest:

Water quality modeling, numerical methods, advanced computer applications in environmental engineering.


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, United States
  • M.E., Manhattan College, New York, United States
  • B.S., Manhattan College, New York, United States


Steven Chapra is an environmental engineer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and his B.S. and M.E. from Manhattan College. He has worked for the U.S. EPA, NOAA, Texas A&M University, and the University of Colorado. His teaching philosophy is based on respect for students, organization and professionalism, knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject, fairness in evaluation, and rapport and listening. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and was a member of the inaugural group of Fellows for the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP).