Oluwatobi Oke

Education: BSc. Chemical Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria (2010); MSc. Chemical Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria (2015); MSc. Environmental Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM (2016); PhD. Candidate, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Current Position: Graduate Research Assistant, Carter Research Laboratory, Colorado State University

Supported by: JPB Fellow Ellison Carter. Project: Using a Total Environment Framework (Built, Natural, Social Environments) to Assess Lifelong Health Effects of Chemical Exposures.

My research interests lie in using systems-based approaches to evaluate residential-based hazards towards improving the designs and delivery of home-based interventions against known, pernicious, adverse environmental exposures, especially among the low-income neighborhoods. My current research focuses on ways to reduce the barriers affecting the measurement and modeling of home-based exposures (e.g., lead (Pb) in Milwaukee and Racine counties in Wisconsin) and PM2.5 in different public housing in Denver, Colorado). This research effort creates a robust basis for policy development, resilience planning, and sustainability of residential housing as well as ensuring equitable management of the environmental risks. My other extra-curricular interests include reading novels, playing soccer, watching basketball and NFL games.