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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.

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Mining the Exposome for Environmental Links to Disease

By mapping a lifetime of environmental exposures, researchers aim to uncover causes of chronic conditions.

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Hopeful Steps Toward a Rapid Saliva-based Test for COVID-19 Antibodies

A research collaboration born in the lab of microbiologist Christopher Heaney aims to scale up rapid testing to track spread of the virus.

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What Our Wastewater Can Tell Us 

Our wastewater—yes, the sewage that makes its way from toilets to treatment plant—contains important biomarkers that can tell researchers about a community’s diet, drug intake, and even the presence of COVID-19.

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Department Overview

 

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

Announcements & Events

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Faculty Openings
Tenure track faculty endowed positions in the Bloomberg American Health Initiative
Application Deadline: March 15