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Expert in Air Quality Engineering, Aerosols

Expert ID: 108266 Illinois, USA

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Expert specializes in air pollution assessment and control, including aerosols, ambient air, indoor air pollution control, and the control of air pollution. He has been involved in the development of activated carbon fibers to adsorb organics from gas streams and the oxidation of gaseous contaminants with plasma. He also helped in the development of adsorbent carbons from waste tire for natural gas storage and multi-component air pollution control. He is currently working on Hg and toxic organic compound removal from gas streams.

Expert's areas of research include aerosol chemistry and physics. He has developed aerosol sampling and instrumentation. He has conducted research and published on laboratory and ambient aerosols in areas such as measurement, monitoring, detection, and characterization. Recently, he performed measurements of aerosol optical properties in marine air.

Expert is familiar the physical and chemical properties of ambient aerosol chemistry including the ubiquitous nature of ambient metastable aerosol. He studied the properties of ambient aerosol particle chemistry at a mid-latitude northern hemispheric site as it relates to global climates. Additionally, he has measured aerosol particle sizes as well as the crystallization humidities of ambient aerosols.

Expert's experience with stationary sources includes flue gas treatment and desulfurization, sulfur dioxide controls, and nitrogen oxide controls. He has evaluated the simultaneous removal of SO(2) and NO from simulated flue gas streams via combined plasma photolysis.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Peoria, Illinois - Springfield, Illinois - Joliet, Illinois - Decatur, Illinois - Champaign, Illinois - Bloomington, Illinois - Terre Haute, Indiana - Lafayette, Indiana

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1985 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Environmental Engineering Institution: University of Washington
Year: 1982 Degree: M.S.E. Subject: Environmental Engineering Institution: University of Washington
Year: 1978 Degree: B.S.E.S. Subject: Environmental Engineering Institution: Illinois Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1998 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor of Environmental Engineering Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 1992 to 1998 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 1986 to 1992 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Assistant Professor Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 1980 to 1985 Employer: University of Washington Title: Research Assistant Department: Civil Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 1979 to 1980 Employer: Pacific Environmental Services Title: Environmental Engineer Department: Air Quality Engineering Responsibilities:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: Summary: Expert has collaborated on research projects at the University of Stockholm, Sweden, at the University of Lund, Sweden, and at the Technical University, Malaysia.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, AAAS, American Chemical Society, Air and Waste Management Association, and AGU. He has also been a faculty representative for Sigma Phi Delta (Engineering) Fraternity since 1992.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has more than 200 publications pertaining to air quality engineering.

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