Abdulahi Opejin

Advisor: Dr. Yoo Min Park

Research project/area

“My research will focus on the use of Geographic information systems in addressing contemporary environmental health issues particularly; Air pollution. I will examine effects of particulate matter 2.5 on community health and proffer possible solutions to mitigate the future risks.”

Why did you decide to join the graduate program in this department?

“I decided to join graduate program in the department of Geography, Planning, and Environment at East Carolina University because the program offers flexible curriculum in Geographic information systems and its application in addressing contemporary environmental issues.”

A fun fact about yourself OR your hobbies.

“I sleep whenever movie is on, It’s more like a sleeping pill to me than entertainment. Football matches entertain me, playing football is my way of exercising my body.”