2017-18 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 30, 2018

Dr. Nicky Wolmarans, Academic Development Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Cape Town

Topic: Flexible curricula: Addressing the transition from engineering science to engineering design


May 8, 2019

Dr. Michael Jerrett, Professor & Chair Department of Environmental Health Sciences,University of California, Los Angeles

Topic: Modeling Air Pollution Exposures and Health Effects from a Large Wildfire in California


May 2, 2018

Amy (Tianyuan) Li, PhD Candidate, Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto

Topic: Challenges and Opportunities for Residential Filtration


March 28, 2018

Dr. Robert Harley, Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Topic: Understanding Relevant Emissions and Atmospheric Formation Processes for Toxic Air Pollutants


March 7, 2018

Dr. Nicolas Groulx, Postdoctoral Intern, Department of Microbiology & Division of Infectious Diseases, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Research Institute, University of Toronto

Topic: Airborne interactions between viruses and PM2.5 as an unexplored modifier of viral viability


February 7, 2018

Dr. Andrew Knox, Program Manager, CLEAResult

Topic: Air quality and energy efficiency: Quantitative connections and provincial programs


January 18, 2018

Dr. Sarah Styler, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta

Topic: Chemistry and Photochemistry at the Surface of Urban Road Dust


January 10, 2018

Dr. Cora Young, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, York University

Topic: Novel analytical approaches to characterizing the composition and source of aerosol brown carbon


December 6, 2017

Dr. Kelly Sabaliauskas, Health Policy Specialist, Healthy Public Policy, Toronto Public Health

Topic: Building Resiliency against the Impacts of Extreme Heat in Toronto


November 1, 2017

Dr. Hui Peng, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry University of Toronto

Topic: Oxidative Stress: a Merged Toxic Pathway for Environmental Matrices