Professional Service

  • Journal of Aerosol Science. Guest Editor. 10/15/2019 - present
  • AAAR. Associate Newsletter Editor. 09/30/2019 - present
  • AIChE. Environmental Division, Director . 02/2019 - present
  • Air Quality Policy Board. Member. 01/01/2019 - present
  • Utah Science for Solutions. Meeting Organizing Committee. 01/01/2019 - present
  • AIChE. Environmental Division, Area Chair. 11/2018 - present
  • AAAR . Role: Lead. Health Effects Working Group . 09/18/2018 - 10/15/2019
  • Utah Air Quality Policy Board. Role: Chair. Chair. 07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019
  • Utah Science for Solutions Annual Meeting. Co-organizer. 12/01/2016 - present
  • AIChE . Session Chair. 11/16/2016 - present
  • Sate Air Quality Board. Role: Vice Chair. Air Quality Board. 05/2009 - 05/2017

Honors & Awards

  • Early Career Award. AIChE Environmental Division, 11/11/2019
  • William H. Corcoran Award for the best paper in Chemical Engineering Education in 2018 . ASEE, 06/01/2019
  • Air Quality Person of the Year. UCAIR, 02/2018

Internal Service

  • ChE Faculty Search Committee. 10/01/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Graduate Committee. 09/02/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Host reception for the grad student fly in. 02/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Search Committee, Pharmacology. member, 08/2018 - present. Other service.
  • Women in Chemical Engineering and Allies. Faculty Mentor, 01/2018 - present. Department service.
  • New maker space lab. 09/01/2016 - 12/31/2017. Department service.
  • New Faculty Search Committee. Member, 09/2015 - 08/2016. Department service.
  • Associate Director, Program for Air Quality Health & Society. 01/01/2014 - present. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Envision Utah - Air Quality Action Team. 12/01/2017 - present
  • Breathe Utah. 04/01/2016 - present
  • Salt Lake City Air Quality Advisory Committee. 12/01/2015 - present

Affiliations

  • Chemical Engineering , Research Assistant Professor, 02/15/2015 - 08/15/2015
  • Program for Air Quality, Health and Society , Associate Director, 01/01/2013 - present
  • Chemical Engineering (ChE), Research Associate, 01/2012 - 02/2015

Outreach

  • HiGear Camp. 06/11/2019 - present
  • Outreach visits to the following high schools: East, West, SLCSE, Jordan, AMES for the AirU project. 01/01/2017 - present
  • November, 18, 2106 – Outreach visit to AMES high school with air-quality sensor teaching module. 11/18/2016 - present
  • Keynote speaker at local chapter of the AWMA annual dinner. 09/13/2016 - present
  • Annual HiGear camp for female high school students interested in Chemical Engineering . 06/14/2016 - present

In the Media

  • Deseret News, Study: Minority students in Salt Lake County schools breathe dirtier air. 05/20/2020.
  • Catalyst Magazine, Citizen scientists take to the air. 02/26/2020.
  • Utah DEQ Blog. Is pollution from wood smoke going down? All your burning questions answered. 02/11/2020.
  • KSL Studio 5. What you can do to improve air quality. 02/07/2020. https://studio5.ksl.com/the-biggest-things-you-can...
  • KSL News. Woodburning and air quality trends. 02/05/2020.
  • Fox13 News. Woodburning restrictions improve air quality. 02/05/2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31ZbAc2QXQE
  • The air is cleaner for those living at higher, more expensive elevations. 01/20/2020. https://fox13now.com/2020/01/20/the-air-is-cleaner...
  • KCPW Radio. Community curiosity: how accurate are those low-cost sensors? 01/09/2020.
  • KSL Radio. December 6, 2019. What can we do about Utah’s bad air? 12/06/2019.
  • US News & World Report. June 25, 2019 Utah faces unique air quality challenges. 06/25/2019.
  • KUER. June 15 ,2019 Landfill fire and potential health effects. 06/15/2019.
  • ABC4. May 9, 2019 The air we breathe in our own homes. 05/09/2019.
  • NSF Science Nation. March 19, 2019. Young citizen scientists assist in Salt Lake City air quality research. 03/19/2019.
  • KUTV. Subsidies to reduce emissions may be part of plan for $100 million to improve Utah's air. 12/07/2018.
  • RadioActive. Air Quality Sensing and Women in Science. 08/01/2018.
  • Mother Jones. These New Air Sensors Could Revolutionize Air Pollution Regulation. 07/15/2018.
  • Wired.com. Cheap, Portable Sensors Are Democratizing Air-Quality Data. 07/11/2018.
  • National Public Radio, Central California. January 23, 2018. What’s In Your Air? New Low-Cost Devices Monitor Valley Air Pollution . 01/23/2018.
  • KRCL. November 2, 2017. KRCL Radioactive. Air Quality and You. 11/02/2017.
  • KUER. A Smog Museum With Lessons For Utah Today. 10/18/2017.
  • The Rod Arquette Show. KNRS 105.9 FM/570 AM. Air Board Requests Governor’s Veto. 03/07/2017.
  • Salt Lake Tribune. Air Board seeks Utah Governor’s Veto for First Time in a Decade. 03/06/2017.
  • KUER. chools In Salt Lake Co. Will Help The U Monitor Air Pollution. 02/14/2017.
  • US News & World Report. Kids Get Hands-on Education in Air Quality. 02/12/2017.
  • Washington Times, Jackson Hole News and Guide, West Plains Daily Quill, Wyoming Eagle, The Daily Progress, Students Get Education in Air Quality by Making Monitors. 02/12/2017.
  • US News & World Report. Kids Get Hands-on Education in Air Quality. 02/12/2017.
  • Deseret News. East High Students Create Toy-Block Sensors to Detect Pollution. 02/08/2017.
  • Deseret News. East High Students Create Toy-Block Sensors to Detect Pollution. 02/08/2017.
  • Utah Business. U Engineers Teach High School Students to Build Pollution Sensors from Toy Blocks. 02/07/2017.
  • Fox13 News. Students at East High School Got a Hands-on Education Today. 02/07/2017.
  • KSL TV. East High Students Create Toy-Block Sensors to Detect Pollution. 02/07/2017.
  • KSL Radio. January 17, 2017. Collaborations Help us to Understand our Air Quality. 01/17/2017.
  • KSL TV. January 17, 2017. Strategies to Understand and Improve our Air Quality. 01/17/2017.
  • Fox13 News. December 12, 2017. Bad air: what else can Utah and Utahns do? 01/12/2017.
  • Powder Magazine. August 5, 2016. Salt Lake City Commits to Renewable Energy. 08/05/2016.
  • KSL News. April 28, 2016. CS Students Win Competition with Personal Air Sensor. 04/28/2016.
  • Fox13News. April 28, 2016. Students Develop Personal Air Monitoring System. 04/28/2016.
  • KUER News. January 14, 2016. New Pollution Network Adds Useful, New Data. 01/14/2016.
  • Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, October 7, 2015. Utah environmentalists to bring DIY rules before air quality board. 10/07/2015.
  • Fox13News, Salt Lake City, UT, June 10, 2015. Pollution, hot temperatures create perfect conditions for ozone, DEQ says. 06/10/2015.
  • TribTalk. June 4, 2015. Utah’s regional haze plan. 06/04/2015.
  • KSL News. January 26, 2015. Uneasy breathing: Leaders searching for air clearing solutions. 02/26/2015.
  • University of Utah Health Feed. February 24, 2015. Red lights are air pollution hot spots. 02/24/2015.
  • ABC4 News. January 26, 2015. What YOU can do about the inversion. 01/26/2015.
  • Fox13 News. January 17, 2015. Video game allows students to simulate air quality solutions in Utah. 01/17/2015.
  • University Utah Scope Radio. January 15, 2015. New game helps you understand how complicated Utah air quality issues really are. 01/15/2015.
  • University Utah Scope Radio. January 15, 2015. The challenges of making an educational game. 01/15/2015.
  • University of Utah Chronicle. January 15, 2015. Researchers unite to discuss inversion solutions. 01/15/2015.
  • PhysOrg. January 14, 2015. It's game on for air quality. 01/14/2015.
  • KSL. January 14, 2015. Video game app teaches teens about air pollution. 01/14/2015.
  • Deseret News. January 13, 2015. Uneasy breathing: Leaders searching for air clearing solutions. 01/13/2015.
  • KUER. January 12, 2015. Conversation on Air Pollution Heats Up. 01/12/2015.