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Environmental Health Engineering

The department has collaboration with various national and international organizations to engage in quality research and training in the field of occupational and environmental health. The major achievements thorough these collaborations are numerous, amongst all the most significant contribution is towards the development of Global burden of Disease estimates 2012 using datasets generated from various research projects carried out by the department. Assisting WHO efforts in increasing access and improving quality of delivery for occupational health services, development of human resources for addressing workers health, and developing evidence for action for integration of environmental concerns in relation to workers health are few added significant contributions. Association with various organizations had facilitated faculty and student exchange programmes for teaching and research, development of joint research proposals, organizing workshops/seminars/conferences and sharing the learning resources.

List of Collaborating Institutions:
A. Recent/Current Collaborations:
International Collaborations:
1. World Health Organization
2. Clarkson University, USA
3. Columbia University, USA
4. London School of Tropical Medicine, UK
5. Tufts University, USA
6. University of Minnesota, USA
7. Utah State University, USA
8. University of Dundee, Scotland
9. Washington University, USA
Indian Collaborations:
1. Indian Council for Medical Research
2. Calcutta University, Kolkata
3. Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India
4. KEMHRC, Pune
5. National Institute of Epidemiology, ICMR, New Delhi, Government of India
6. National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India
7. Public Health Foundation of India
8. Saint Gobain Glass India Limited, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu

B. Past/Continuing Collaborations:
International Collaborations:
1. Berkeley Air Monitoring Inc., CA, USA
2. Brock University, Ontario, Canada
3. Centrum Für Internationale Migration Und Entwicklung (CIM), Germany
4. CDC, Atlanta, USA
5. Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Germany
6. Fogarty International Centre, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA
7. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
8. Health Effects Institute, Boston, USA
9. International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada
10. International Labour Organization, Geneva
11. Kyushu Dental College, Japan
12. National Institute of Singapore, Singapore
13. OHSC, Ohio, USA
14. Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), United Kingdom
15. The Agora Foundations, Kansas City, USA
16. The Aquaya Institute, San Francisco, USA
17. The European Union
18. The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
19. The Scripps Institute of Atmospheric Sciences, University of San Diego, California
20. The World Bank, Washington, USA
21. United Nations Development Program (UNDP), New York, USA
22. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
23. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vienna, Austria
24. United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Washington, USA
25. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia)
26. University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
27. University of Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
28. University of California, Berkeley, USA
29. University of Connecticut, USA
30. University of Cape Town, South Africa
31. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, SA
32. Vietnam Environmental Protection Agency (VEPA) Pollution Control Division (PCD), Vietnam
33. World Health Organization

Indian Collaborations:

1. Agada Health Sciences Pvt. Ltd. Chennai
2. BIOCON-BMS, Bengaluru
3. Cancer Institute, Chennai
4. Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai
5. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi
6. Centre for Occupational & Environmental Health, New Delhi
7. Confederation of Indian Industry, Chennai
8. Corporation of Chennai
9. CNCI, Kolkata 10. CPR Centre, Chennai
11. Department of Health, Tamilnadu Chennai
12. Department of Solid Waste Management, Tamilnadu, Chennai
13. Development Alternatives, New Delhi
14. Directorate General, Factory Advice Service & Labour Institutes (DGFASLI), Mumbai
15. Directorate General, Mines (DGMINES), Dhanbad, Jharkhand State
16. Directorate of Public Health, Government of Tamilnadu, Chennai
17. EID Parry (India) Ltd, Chennai
18. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Delhi
19. Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai
20. Indian Association of Occupational Health (IAOH), Mumbai
21. Indian Association of Occupational Health (IAOH), Chennai
22. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Government of India, New Delhi
23. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam
24. Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), New Delhi
25. Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Lucknow
26. Inspectorate of Factories, Government of Karnataka
27. Inspectorate of Factories, Government of Tamilnadu
28. IBMS – PG Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Taramani, Chennai
29. INCLEN Trust, New Delhi
30. International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Delhi
31. Loss Prevention Association, Mumbai
32. Madras School of Economics, Chennai
33. Ministry of Environment & Forests (MOEF), Government of India, New Delhi
34. National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Chennai
35. National Institute of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi
36. National Institute of Occupational Health, Ahmedabad
37. National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai
38. National Institute of Ocean Technology, Lakshadweep
39. National Safety Council – India, New Delhi
40. National Safety Council – Tamilnadu Chapter, Chennai
41. Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC), Chennai
42. National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru
43. NIE (ICMR), Chennai
44. Planning Commission of India, New Delhi
45. Piramal Life Sciences, Mumbai
46. Pfizer Limited, Mumbai
47. Regional Labour Institute, Chennai
48. Safety Engineers Association of India
49. South Indian Textile Research Association SITRA, India
50. SSN Engineering College, Chennai
51. Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board, Chennai
52. The Energy Research Institute (TERI), New Delhi
53. The Hindu, Chennai
54. The National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi
55. Tuberculosis Research Centre (ICMR), Government of India, Chennai
56. VIT University, Vellore