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  • Education for Leadership Roles Education for Leadership Roles
    • Setting air quality policy and strategy
    • Characterizing and monitoring air pollutants
    • Developing air pollution control technology
    • Understanding and modeling atmospheric chemistry and physics
    • Assessing impact of air pollutants on human health and the environment

     

  • Research Focus Areas Research Focus Areas
    • Monitoring of air pollutants: indoor, ambient, industrial, and occupational
    • Monitoring methodology and instrumentation development
    • Formation and fate of air pollutants
    • Air quality modeling
    • Air pollution control: system, process and materials
    • Sustainability of air quality
    • Health effects and environmental impact of air pollutant

     

  • Research Outcomes Research Outcomes
    • Advanced technology for air sampling and real-time analysis of air pollutants
    • Cutting-edge emission control technologies
    • Holistic understanding of atmospheric air pollution formation mechanisms
    • Innovative device and technology for assessing exposure to air pollutants
    • Sophisticated predictive models for atmospheric fate of air pollutants

     

  • Research Benefits Research Benefits
    • More accurate prediction of air quality
    • Reduction in air pollutant emissions
    • Improved human health and environmental quality
    • Environmental friendly sampling and analytical technologies

     

  • Research Opportunities Research Opportunities
    • Active funded research projects with various governmental and industrial sponsors
    • Research assistantships and fellowships
    • Interdisciplinary and collaborative research working with experts in various disciplines

     

  • Facilities Facilities
    • Atmospheric Photochemical Outdoor Reactor (APHOR) dual chambers
    • Advanced gas and aerosol characterization
      • Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer, UVAerodynamic Particle Sizer, Vibrating Orifice Aerosol Generator, UW-Cascade Impactor
      • Ion Chromatograph, Zeeman Modulated CVAA Hg Analyzer
      • Microbalance
    • Automobile combustion smog analysis
    • BioAerosol Testing System (BATS)
    • in vitro cell exposure flow chamber system

     

  • Employment Opportunities Employment Opportunities

    Graduates will be ready for leadership positions in academia, consulting firms, national laboratories (USEPA, NOAA, CDC, NIOSH, DOE, etc.), government agencies (USEPA, Department of Environmental Protection), analytical services companies (environmental and pharmaceutical analysis), industry (material suppliers, instrumentation, petroleum, automobile, etc.).

     

  • Courses Courses
    • Advanced Air Pollution Control Design
    • Aerosol Chemistry and Physics
    • Aerosol Mechanics
    • Air Pollution Control Design
    • Air Resources Seminar
    • Atmospheric Chemistry
    • Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling
    • Capstone Design of an Air Pollution
    • Control System
    • Elements of Air Pollution
    • Foundations of Air Pollution
    • Modeling of Fate of Atmospheric
    • Pollutants