Building Resilience to Climate and Environmental Change
Students will be provided a supportive learning environment that will encourage them to understand the environmental transport and transformation of chemicals and infectious agents, protect vulnerable populations from toxic exposures, mitigate the impacts of climate change on air, water and health and engineer a healthy, sustainable and equitable future.
Our Recent News
The content of airborne particulate matter could have significant effects on health and climate change.
Jason Suratt, PhD will serve as the principal investigator on a $12 million National Science Foundation-funded project to determine how aerosols can impact the atmosphere and climate change by establishing a network of 12 testing sites around the United States, including locations in national parks and in some of the country's largest cities
Message from the Chair
While I write this message, I am sheltering in place to help slow the spread of a deadly virus and writing interdisciplinary proposals to better understand its environmental transmission. This work is uniquely possible at a place like Gillings, where engineering, science and public health are found together, and where health equity has always been a central part of our mission.Read more from Dr. Turpin.