Principal Investigator

Genee Smith

Team Members: Jaime Madrigano PhD, Co-investigator (Johns Hopkins University), Darryn Waugh PhD, Co-investigator (Johns Hopkins University), Benjamin Zaitchik PhD, Co-investigator (Johns Hopkins University), Bianca Corpuz, Graduate Research Assistant (Johns Hopkins University)

Executive Summary: Extreme heat is a significant and growing health hazard. Poor and minority...

Principal Investigator

Leah Mayo

Team Members: Narcisa G. Pricope (University of North Carolina Wilmington and Mississippi State University), Leah Mayo (University of North Carolina Wilmington), Joanne Halls (University of North Carolina Wilmington), Crystal Dixon (Wake Forest University), Elijah Dalton (University of North Carolina Wilmington)

Executive Summary: Coastal environments are...

Principal Investigator

Claire Masteller

Team Members: Claire Masteller (Washington University), Jose Constantine (Williams College), Hossein Hosseiny (Washington Univeristy in St. Louis)

Executive Summary: Low-income and minority communities are often vulnerable to frequent flooding due to lack of infrastructure for surface runoff mitigation practices and flood monitoring systems. However, due...

Principal Investigator

Ann Marie Wolf

Team Members: Theresa Foley (Sonora Environmental Research Institute), Palmira Henriquez (Sonora Environmental Research Institute), Flor Sandoval (Sonora Environmental Research Institute), Rachel Spitz (Sonora Environmental Research Institute), Ann Marie Wolf (Sonora Environmental Research Institute)

Executive Summary: Economically disadvantaged communities are disproportionately affected by environmental problems...

Principal Investigator

Dr. Joseph Wilkins

Team Members: Miriam Marlier (University of California, Los Angeles), Claire Schollaert (University of Washington), Diane Garcia-Gonzales (University of California, Los Angeles), Michael Jerret (University of California, Los Angeles), Claire Schollaert (University of California, Los Angeles), Jilhoon Jung (University of North Carolina), Byron Ifediora (North Carolina...

Principal Investigator

Dr. Hua Zhang

Team: 

• Jim Lee (Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi), co-I

• Yuxia Huang (Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi), co-I

• Lapone Techapinyawat (Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi), graduate student

• Wen Zhong (Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi), graduate student

•...

Principal Investigator

Dr. Eileen Nalley

Team: Sandy Ward (Mālama Puʻuloa) Donn Viviani (Leeward Community College) Mia Comeros-Raynal (Water Resources Research Center at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa) Dingyi Liu (Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa) Austin Allen (Department of Geography at the...

Principal Investigator

Julianne Liu

Capacity Building Type
DEVELOP

San Joaquin Valley Health & Air Quality (Summer 2023)

Team: Jonathan Szeto (Project Lead), Jasper Beardslee, Piper Christian, Bethany MacCarter, Alma Quintero

Summary: Little Manila Rising (LMR) is a nonprofit in Stockton, California that has been increasingly concerned by the air pollution in their city...

Principal Investigator

Julianne Liu

Capacity Building Type
DEVELOP

Portland Urban Development (Summer 2023)

Team: Keegan Kessler (Project Lead), Hadwynne Gross, Jordan Larson, Adam Nayak

Summary: Urban heat is a pressing concern in Portland, Oregon as climate-change induced heat waves increase. Cities experience higher temperatures due to the urban heat island effect (UHI), and...

Principal Investigator

Caroline Williams

Capacity Building Type
DEVELOP

Kankakee Water Resources (Summer 2023)

Team: Marisa Smedsrud (Project Lead); Hayden Hoffmeister; Oluwatosin Orimolade; Barira Rashid

Summary: In recent years, unpredictable grassing events have occurred at the Dresden Generating Station, located on the Kankakee River in northern Illinois. Grassing events are characterized by large...