Dr. Nicolaou is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, with joint appointment in Environmental Health and Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her background is in Mechanical Engineering, with specific training and expertise in aerosol science, exposure assessment, and high-performance computing. Her research interests lie in global health and environmental epidemiology, and her current research activity centers around air pollution and non-communicable disease in low- and middle-income countries. In particular, Dr. Nicolaou’s research integrates exposure assessment and in silico modeling techniques to better characterize pollutant exposures and their effects on health. Dr. Nicolaou has five years of experience in field research settings and is currently leading air pollution projects in Peru, Uganda, and Nepal.