Our Center is led by Dr. Rolf Halden and is housed in the Biodesign Institute, Bldg B, a state-of-the-art facility. Our multidisciplinary research teams include software and GIS programmers, bioinformaticists, proteomics experts, researchers and students. Our Faculty consists of the following:
- Dr. Rolf Halden (Director) is a Professor in the Ira A. Fulton School for Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, and senior sustainability scientist in the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University. He is a noted expert in determining where in the environment mass-produced chemicals wind up, their impact on health, and how to remove them from contaminated waters resources, aquifers and agricultural soils. Learn more at the Rolf Halden Website.
- Dr. Matthew Scotch (Assistant Director) is an Associate Professor in the College of Health Solutions. His research focuses on the theory and application of phylogeography to study the migration of zoonotic RNA viruses with a particular interest in influenza A viruses. Learn more at the Matthew Scotch Website.
- Dr. Kerry Hamilton is an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Ira A. Fulton School for Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment and the Biodesign Institute Center for Environmental Health Engineering. Her research focuses on using risk assessment, decision analysis, and targeted environmental microbiology approaches to address complex public health issues. Learn more at the Kerry Hamilton Website.
You can find contact information for everyone in our center through our directory.
Center for Environmental Health Engineering Team