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environmental engineering

Q+A
Is coronavirus airborne?
Published July 16, 2020
Engineer Peter DeCarlo discusses evidence of airborne transmission, particle behavior, risks, and why he added his name to an open letter urging WHO to revise their guidance
Faculty honors
Erica Schoenberger named Guggenheim Fellow
Published April 10, 2020
Environmental health scholar's work examines contemporary environmental threats through the lens of history and economic geography
In memoriam
Longtime faculty member Ed Bouwer dies at 63
Published Oct 9, 2019
Former chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering spent more than three decades as a researcher and mentor at Johns Hopkins
Q+A
New climate report 'an immediate call to action'
Published Nov 28, 2018
Environmental engineer Ben Hobbs discusses the newly released National Climate Assessment report
Solar power
Here comes the sun (and electricity)
Published July 23, 2018
JHU project aims to save millions of dollars, reduce pollution and outages by improving weather forecasts and solar power predictions
Water worries
A harmful flaw in water treatment methods?
Published May 2, 2018
Water treatment process converts commonly used chemicals into harmful compounds that affect cellular function and metabolism, study finds
Environmental health
A prelude to Flint
Published Sept 22, 2016
Failure to learn lessons a decade earlier led to Flint water crisis, scientist Marc Edwards says
Slick research
Damage control
Published April 15, 2014 Video
Engineers study oil spills in hopes of preventing a repeat of Deepwater Horizon disaster
Something fishy
Dam dilemma
Published July 5, 2013
Engineering students tackle fish-passage problem at historic dam / Johns Hopkins Engineering magazine