Charles Haas

Charles Haas

LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering Program Head
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Charles Haas

LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering Program Head
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Biography

Experience

  • 1991-present Betz Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering, Drexel University
  • 2002-2021 Head, Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, Drexel University
  • 1989-1990 Acting Chairman, Pritzker Department of Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 1988-1989 Visiting Professor of Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 1981-1990 Assistant Professor (1981-83), Associate Professor (1983-87), Professor (1987-90) Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 1978-1981 Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, (1979-1981), Acting Director of Environmental Engineering Programs, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Degrees / Education

  • PhD, Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978
  • MS, Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1974
  • BS, Biology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1973

Research Areas

Research Interests

Water treatment, risk assessment, bioterrorism, environmental modeling and statistics, microbiology, environmental health

Areas of Study

Academic Distinctions

In the Media

  • Delta variant’s outdoor transmission is still unclear. Here’s how Philly experts are thinking about COVID-19 risk.
    Philadelphia Inquirer (8/3/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • As COVID-19 vaccines lead to reopening, these experts share what they feel comfortable doing
    The Philadelphia Inquirer (5/28/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Cleaning indoor air may prevent COVID-19’s spread. But it’s harder than it looks
    Science News (5/18/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Should we mostly ditch outdoor masking at this stage in the COVID-19 pandemic?
    The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/30/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • After a year of pandemic, wearing masks outdoors is up for debate
    The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • We are over-cleaning in response to covid-19
    Washington Post (3/10/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Public bathrooms are risky during the pandemic. These safety tips can help.
    Star Telegram (2/23/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Coronavirus News Roundup: September 19–September 25
    Scientific American (2/16/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • 4 reasons you shouldn’t trash your neck gaiter based on the new mask study
    ScienceNews (2/3/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Masks May Reduce Viral Dose, Some Experts Say
    New York Times (1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM) View
  • As experts argue about coronavirus face-coverings, here's what you should know
    Mic.com (12/24/2020 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Wells Fargo Center gets high health-safety rating, raising hopes fans can attend Flyers, Sixers games this season
    Philadelphia Inquirer (11/30/2020 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Public bathrooms are risky during the pandemic. These safety tips can help.
    Philadelphia Inquirer (10/20/2020 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Airborne coronavirus transmission raises new questions and worries
    Philadelphia Inquirer (10/9/2020 12:00:00 AM) View
  • What to expect over the next six months of pandemic life, according to Philly experts
    Philadelphia Inquirer (9/25/2020 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Eating out during the pandemic is a dilemma. Outdoor dining appears to be the most safe.
    Philadelphia Inquirer (9/22/2020 12:00:00 AM) View
  • There’s more to COVID safety than 6 feet of social distance. Here’s what else to consider.
    Philadelphia Inquirer (9/22/2020 12:00:00 AM) View
  • 150 years of spills: Philadelphia refinery cleanup highlights toxic legacy of fossil fuels
    Business Insider (9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM) View
  • How to Be Safe Indoors During Coronavirus: Ventilation Pros Share Their Expertise
    Cheddar Inc (7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM) View
  • CDC reverses on virus' spread
    Washington Post (6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM) View

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