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Environmental Sustainability and Resilient Communities

Sustainable and resilient communities are communities planned, built, or modified to promote sustainable living. This may include sustainability aspects relating to water, transportation, energy, waste, and materials. They tend to focus on environmental sustainability (development and agriculture) and economic sustainability.

Research Areas

  • Stream water quality and ecosystem health
  • Ecosystem greenhouse gas fluxes and carbon dynamics
  • Freshwater flooding in complex urban, natural, and costal environments
  • Food-energy-water nexus
  • Antimicrobial resistance spread and threads
  • Waste utilization and resource recovery
  • Technical assistance and training for communities
  • Environmental transmission of water and airborne diseases, and mitigation

Affiliated Faculty