2014-15 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.

April 1, 2015

Dr. Craig Stroud, Research Scientist III, Air Quality Modelling and Integration, Environment Canada

Topic: Air Quality Forecasting for the 2015 Pan Am Games:  Showcase of Proposed Research Projects


March 18, 2015

Dr. Andrew R. Metcalf, NSF-AGS Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Topic: Probing Aerosol Particle Mimics with Droplet Microfluidics


March 13, 2015

Dr. Cliff I. Davidson, Director, Center for Sustainable Engineering, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Center for Environmental and Energy Systems, Syracuse University

Topic: Engineering for the 21st Century: The Challenge of Sustainability


February 4, 2015

Nadine Borduas, PhD Candidate, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto

Topic: Atmospheric sources and sinks of amines, amides and isocyanic acid (HNCO)


January 7, 2015

Dr. Jim Wallace, Professor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto

Topic: Clean Combustion Engines


December 16, 2014

Dr. Charles Stainer, Professor, Chemical & BiochemicalEngineering & IIHR Hydroscience and Engineering, University of Iowa

Topic: Two Perspectives on Ultrafine Particles: Modeling Size-Resolved Urban Traffic Impacts in Los Angeles, and One Year of Number Size Distribution Measurements in the North Central U.S.


November 5, 2014

Prof. Amir Hakami, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University

Topic: From Modelling to Policy: Refining the Science of Decision-making


September 3, 2014

Prof.Yaacov MamaneFaculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Topic: Source apportionment of fine and coarse atmospheric particles (examples from Tel- Aviv, Brindisi, and Florida)


August 29, 2014

Prof.Jay R. TurnerDepartment of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Washington University

Topic: Air Quality in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: Impact Assessment of a Residential Heating Stove Replacement Program and Long-Term Prospects