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Clean Energy and Sustainability
Clean Energy and Sustainability

Clean Energy and Sustainability

Human population growth, and the methods by which we produce energy and food are causing dramatic environmental changes. We are focused on developing innovative solutions to these global energy and environmental challenges to achieve a more sustainable future.

Solving Global and Local Water Challenges
Solving Global and Local Water Challenges

Solving Global and Local Water Challenges

Our research examines the impact of the aging and deterioration of urban streams and the Chesapeake Bay. We seek to understand, predict and manipulate complex microbial community function, with a goal towards protecting and sustaining human and environmental health.

Analyzing Food Production Practice’s Impact on Public Health
Analyzing Food Production Practice’s Impact on Public Health

Analyzing Food Production Practice’s Impact on Public Health

Our goal is to research the impacts of industrial agriculture practices, gather evidence to inform policymaking, and promote more sustainable and resilient methods of food production.

Preparedness for Pandemics and Disasters
Preparedness for Pandemics and Disasters

Preparedness for Pandemics and Disasters

Advancing priorities and strategies to prepare for, respond to, and recover from large-scale epidemics of natural or deliberate origin.

Reducing the Health Impact of Air Pollutants
Reducing the Health Impact of Air Pollutants

Reducing the Health Impact of Air Pollutants

Exposure to airborne toxicants can result in chronic diseases like COPD, asthma, heart disease, and cause stroke and lung cancer. Our research focuses on determining the impact of air pollution on human health and developing innovative solutions to ameliorate their effects.

carsten-wastewater-interview Assistant professor Carsten Prasse focuses on contaminants in the urban water cycle and their impacts on our health. In this video, comedian Scott Rogowsky helps break that down.

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ALUMNI NEWS

Alumni Joseph Jacangelo, PhD '86, Selected as AWWA's President-elect 

The American Water Works Association selected Joseph Jacangelo, PhD '86, as the organization's next president-elect 

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NEW IN COVID-19

Signals From the Sewers

Wastewater’s biological clues provide an early warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks and other public health concerns. 

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RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT

New Model More Accurately Predicts How Massive Glaciers Melt

Statistical models of the topography of glacier beds will lead to more accurate predictions of heat flow and subsequent ice melt for decades to come.

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Students and faculty discuss unique academic and research opportunities, mentorship, environmental engineering and public health in EHE.

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EHE Grand Rounds
Electronic Cigarettes and Endothelial Dysfunction: An Update
Daniel Conklin, PhD
March 12, 2021 - Noon