Joan B. Rose, Michigan State University Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research; Co-Director, Center for Water Sciences and Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment.

Joan B. Rose, Michigan State University Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research; Co-Director, Center for Water Sciences and Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment.


Current Research

NSF/PIRE

Ballast water, residual waters taken in by ships that travel the world, may be contributing to the global travel of microorganisms. 

NSF/PIRE

NSF/PIRE

USDA/NIFA

Advances in bioinformatics can help provide the framework to keep produce safe for American consumers.

USDA/NIFA

USDA/NIFA

Halosource, Inc.

Household water treatment devices are used worldwide to decontaminate drinking water, and those devices are getting better.

Halosource, Inc.

Halosource, Inc.

NSF

By studying sediment cores, research can help determine the best ways to manage historic watersheds that are shaped by climate and human activities.

National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation

City of Toledo

When storms hit an area, the volume of water that enters a treatment plant can exceed capacity. What happens to the untreated water? 

City of Toledo

City of Toledo

Rose Lab

The Rose Labs are home to Joan's "water detectives", and to groundbreaking water research.

 

Joan's Lab 

Joan's Lab