SOCAAR Seminar Series

SOCAAR is an interdisciplinary centre for the study of air quality and focuses on how aerosol impact human health, climate, and the environment. The SOCAAR seminar series brings together experts from many fields, including engineering, science and medicine to advance the understanding of aerosol science and to foster interdisciplinary partnerships. Seminars are held on the first Wednesday of every month from 3 to 4 pm in the Wallberg Building, Room 407. (Seminars are also held online via Microsoft Teams. Click the abstract for details to join the meeting.)The seminar series cover a range of topics, from air pollution and lung transplants to brominated flame retardants.

2022-2023 SOCAAR Seminar Series

March 1 2023

Dr. Alex Lee, Research Scientist, Air Quality Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
Topic: Formation and sources of atmospheric brown carbon: Field observations from tropical urban environment and laboratory studies for aqueous-phase processing

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February 1 2023

Dr. María-Teresa Pay-Pérez, Associate Professor, Department of Genetic, Microbiology and Statistics, University of Barcelona and Visiting Professor SOCAAR – Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
Topic: Ozone source apportionment over Europe

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January 11 2023

Dr. Fulvio Amato Tenured Researcher at IDAEA-CSIC, Spanish Research Council
Topic: Non-exhaust emissions from road traffic

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November 2, 2022

Dr. Meredith Franklin Associate Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences School of the Environment University of Toronto

Topic: Non-tailpipe particles: sampling, exposure models, and health effects

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