CEE Faculty Profile

Joseph Blake Hughes

Adjunct Professor

Email: jhughes@coe.drexel.edu

Biography

Joseph Hughes received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from the University of Iowa in Environmental Engineering and a B.A. from Cornell College in Chemistry. He is an Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Material Science and Engineering, and Dean of the College of Engineering at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Prior to Georgia Tech, he was on the faculty [Read More]

Research Interests

  • Environmental biotechnology and in particular, determining how novel metabolic capabilities of living organisms can be harnessed to improve environmental quality
  • Nanotechnology in environmental systems

Education

  • Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa, 1992
  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa, 1989
  • B.A. Chemistry, Cornell College, 1986