Charles Haas

Charles Haas

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

Charles Haas

LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering
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

  • Philly’s wastewater testing for COVID is up and running, but city has yet to share data
    Philadelphia Inquirer (8/26/2022 12:00:00 AM)
  • Philly’s been testing wastewater for COVID for months but isn’t using the data
    Philadelphia Inquirer (8/25/2022 12:00:00 AM) View
  • Clean Up Continues After Massive Water Main Break in Philly
    NBC10 (2/9/2022 12:00:00 AM) View
  • 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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