Kerry Hamilton

Kerry Hamilton

Assistant Professor, Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering
Assistant Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment

Bio

Kerry Hamilton is an assistant professor at the Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering with a joint appointment in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University. She received her doctoral degree in Environmental Engineering from Drexel University in 2016 and Master of Health Science degree in Environmental and Occupational Hygiene from Johns Hopkins University in 2009. She was a Fulbright Scholar to Australia in 2015 and Public Health Fellow at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 2009-2011. Her research interests are in the areas of environmental microbiology, water quality, risk assessment and decision analysis. 

She applies an interdisciplinary approach to quantify pathogenic microorganism in environmental media using multiple culture-based and molecular biology methods, and develops risk models for informing complex engineering, regulatory and policy decisions related to the intersection of environmental engineering and human health.