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A cross-divisional department spanning

Department of

Environmental Health and Engineering

We use fundamental science to protect the health of the environment and its inhabitants.


Environmental Health and Engineering Headlines

What We Do in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering

Our unique cross-divisional department combines the strengths of the Whiting School of Engineering and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Our graduates are prepared to be successful public health and engineering professionals in private and governmental organizations and attend the best graduate and PhD programs.


Environmental Health and Engineering Graduates: Where Are They Now?

Our graduates go on to work in environmental health policy, climate science, government and NGO settings, continuing graduate study, or medical school. Meet some of our graduates.

Alumni Spotlight: Mona Dai, MHS '17

Mona is currently a PhD student in environmental science & engineering at Harvard University, working on global pollutants including perfluorinated compounds (PFAS).

Environmental Health and Engineering Programs

We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in environmental engineering, as well as a range of master's and doctoral degrees in public health.

Undergraduate Programs

Our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering prepares students to succeed in the private sector, governmental organizations, and top-tier graduate programs.

Graduate Programs

We offer a range of interdisciplinary graduate programs at the intersection of public health and engineering. 

Non-Degree Programs

Our department offers certificates and other programs to foster professional growth.

Environmental Health and Engineering Faculty Spotlight

Scot Miller, PhD,

uses big data to understand greenhouse gas and air pollution emissions across the globe. His lab, the Greenhouse Gas Research Group, uses observations of greenhouse gases collected from airplanes, towers, and satellites to estimate emissions across individual states to continents.

Center News

Johns Hopkins Selected by U.S. Department of Transportation to Lead New $10 Million Center for Climate-Smart Transportation

The Center will collaborate with a consortium of experts to research ways to mitigate climate change in the transportation sector, with an emphasis on equity and environmental justice. Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health, Shima Hamidi, PhD, will serve as the director and principal investigator.


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A gift to our department can help to provide student scholarships and internships, attract and retain faculty, and support innovation.


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