Jordan Peccia

Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering
Room / Office: Room 523
Office Address:
17 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208263
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: (203) 432-4385

Ph.D., University of Colorado


Application of molecular biology to environmental engineering; microbiome of the built environment and human health effects, biological aerosol detection and source tracking, production of sustainable biofuels, and human exposure to land applied biosolids.

Selected Publications:

  • Dannemiller, K.C., Gent, J.F., Leaderer, B.P., Peccia, J. (2016) "Indoor microbial communities: influence on asthma severity in atopic and non-atopic children" Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.11.027
  • Peccia, J. and Westerhoff, P. (2015) "We should expect more from our sewage sludge" Environmental Science and Technology 49, 8271-8276.
  • N. Yamamoto, Hospodsky, D., Dannemiller, K.C., Nazaroff, W. W., Peccia, J. (2015) "Indoor emission as a primary source of airborne allergenic fungal particles in classrooms" Environmental Science and Technology 49, 5098-5106.
  • Bibby, K. and Peccia, J. (2013) "Identification of viral pathogen diversity in sewage sludge by metagenome analysis" Environmental Science and Technology 47, 1945-1951.
  • Rismani-Yazdi, H., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Hsin, C., Peccia, J. (2012) "Quantitative transcriptomic analysis of the microalga Neochloris oleoabundans reveals how nitrogen limitation redirects cellular metabolism towards the accumulation of storage lipids" Biotechnology for Biofuels, 5, 74.