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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.

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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.

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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.

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Environmental Determinants of Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

Environmental Determinants of Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

Exposures to environmental stressors have led to increased disease burden. Discovering the basic molecular, cellular, and epigenetic mechanisms of these diseases is an important part of our work.

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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.

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GRADUATE HIGHLIGHT

Q & A with recent graduate, Pranay Randad, PhD '19

This recent graduate shares what inspired him into the field, his research, and advice for future students.

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STUDENT HIGHLIGHT

PhD students conduct sampling efforts in Hurricane Florence aftermath

The field team performed a rapid-response assessment of water contamination in flooded rivers in North Carolina.

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RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT

Ocean waves could provide alternative energy source

For nearly four decades, EHE research professor Umesh Korde, PhD has explored how an ocean's force—from violent thrashes to gentle swells—could be harnessed as a source of alternative energy.

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Department Overview

 

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

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►POSTDOCTORAL OPPORTUNITY
Developmental Neurotoxicology, 3D Organoid Models, High-content Imaging, CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing


►POSTDOCTORAL OPPORTUNITY
Toxicology Policy, Law and Regulatory Analysis

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