2020-2021 SOCAAR Seminar Series

If you're interested in viewing any of the seminar videos listed on this page, please email Natalie Leung (natalieyl.leung@utoronto.ca) to request access to the video link.

May 12, 2021

Dr. Joshua Apte, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

Topic: Think globally, breathe locally: measuring inequity in air pollution from the global to neighborhood scales


March 3, 2021

Dr. Thomas Preston, Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences; Department of Chemistry, McGill University

Topic: Optical trapping and spectroscopy of single aerosol particles


February 3, 2021

Dr. Vishal Verma, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Topic: Oxidative Properties of Ambient Particulate Matter - An assessment of the relative contributions from various aerosol components and their emission sources


January 13, 2021

Dr. Christopher Carlsten, MD, Professor, Division Head Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Topic: A Controlled Human Exposure Model to Understand Health Effects of Depleting Particles from TRAP


December 2, 2020

Dr. Eric Lavigne, Senior Epidemiologist, Air Health Science Division, Health Canada
Sara Zapata-Marin, PhD candidate, Quantitative Life Sciences, McGill University

Topic: Spatiotemporal variations in aeroallergens in the City of Toronto


November 4, 2020

Dr. Jenna Ditto, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto

Topic: Leveraging Non-Targeted Tandem Mass Spectrometry to Track the Evolution of Complex Multiphase Mixtures in the Atmosphere


October 7, 2020

Dr. Laura Minet, Postdoctoral Fellow, Earth Sciences and Civil & Mineral Engineering
University of Toronto

Topic: How Can We Minimize Population Exposure to Air Pollution?