Bloomberg School ranked #1 in Environmental Health Sciences by peers in U.S. News & World Report
Environmental Health and Engineering Headlines
Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Promising solutions to our environmental crises are already making a difference. Now is the time to accelerate them.
From Waste to Watts
A study led by Johns Hopkins environmental engineers suggests that anaerobic digestion could be used to clean cattle manure and produce fuel by breaking down harmful chemicals and generating biogas
Researchers Serve Up an Improved Model Of Indoor Pollution Produced By Cooking
New approach could inform better public health guidelines
Environmental Health & Engineering Highlights
ranked by peers in Environmental Health Sciences - U.S. News & World Report
in the nation combined public health and engineering department focused on environmental science
global alumni network working in industry, government, nonprofits, and academia
graduate programs spanning multiple disciplines and topics
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?
Tiffany Onyejiaka, MHS '22
I am a first-year medical student at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.
Joseph Tumfour, MHS '22
Joseph Tumfour is an environmental health and safety specialist at Genscript, a biotechnology corporation.
Caleb Ginorio, MS '21
Caleb is a senior industrial hygienist at Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C.
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.
Our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering prepares students to succeed in the private sector, governmental organizations, and top-tier graduate programs.
We offer a range of interdisciplinary graduate programs at the intersection of public health and engineering.
Our department offers certificates and other programs to foster professional growth.
Shilva Shrestha, PhD
focuses on innovative biotechnologies to produce bioenergy and biochemicals to substitute fossil fuel-based products, address environmental problems, and strengthen the bioeconomy.