Professional Service

  • Entity: Journal of Aerosol Science Guest Editor. 2019 - present
  • AAAR. Associate Newsletter Editor. 2019 - present
  • AIChE. Environmental Division, Director. 2019 - present
  • Entity: Utah Science for Solutions Meeting Organizing Committee. 2019 - present
  • Entity: Air Quality Policy Board Member. 2019 - present
  • AIChE. Environmental Division, Area Chair. 2018 - present
  • Role: Lead. Entity: AAAR Health Effects Working Group. 2018 - 2019
  • Envision Utah - Air Quality Action Team. 2017 - present
  • Role: Chair. Entity: Utah Air Quality Policy Board Chair. 2017 - 2019
  • Entity: Utah Science for Solutions Annual Meeting Co-organizer. 2016 - present
  • Entity: AIChE Session Chair. 2016 - present
  • Breathe Utah. 2016 - present
  • Salt Lake City Air Quality Advisory Committee. 2015 - present
  • Role: Vice Chair. Entity: Sate Air Quality Board Air Quality Board. 2009 - 2017

Honors & Awards

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

Internal Service

  • ChE Faculty Search Committee. 2019 - present. service.
  • Graduate Committee. 2019 - present. service.
  • Host reception for the grad student fly in. 2019 - present. service.
  • Search Committee, Pharmacology. Member, 2018 - present. service.
  • Women in Chemical Engineering and Allies. Faculty Mentor, 2018 - present. service.
  • New maker space lab. 2016 - 2017. service.
  • New Faculty Search Committee. Member, 2015 - 2016. service.
  • Associate Director, Program for Air Quality Health & Society. 2014 - present. service.

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

In the Media

  • NBC News (national), Historic fires create dangerous air quality. 2021. https://www.nbcnews.com/now/video/historic-climate...
  • KSL Evening News, Snowblowers and air quality. 2021.
  • KSL Noon News, What you can do about air quality. 2021.
  • Fox13 Place, Talking about the inversion and what we can do. 2021.
  • Nursing News, Center of excellence for exposure in health informatics exploring new health frontiers. 2021.
  • Deseret News, The world has an idling problem – Utah researchers are trying to fix it. 2020.
  • KSL TV, Utah scientists receive grant to test real-time air pollution warning system. 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioG0h5ZmJaw
  • KSL Radio, Pollution displays are coming to school drop-off zones. 2020.
  • KUED, Insight Panel Discussion: Air Quality, Utah, and COVID. 2020.
  • Deseret News, Study: Minority students in Salt Lake County schools breathe dirtier air. 2020.
  • Catalyst Magazine, Citizen scientists take to the air. 2020.
  • Utah DEQ Blog. Is pollution from wood smoke going down? All your burning questions answered. 2020.
  • KSL Studio 5. What you can do to improve air quality. 2020. https://studio5.ksl.com/the-biggest-things-you-can...
  • Fox13 News. Woodburning restrictions improve air quality. 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31ZbAc2QXQE
  • KSL News. Woodburning and air quality trends. 2020.
  • The air is cleaner for those living at higher, more expensive elevations. 2020. https://fox13now.com/2020/01/20/the-air-is-cleaner...
  • KCPW Radio. Community curiosity: how accurate are those low-cost sensors? 2020.
  • KSL Radio. December 6, 2019. What can we do about Utah’s bad air? 2019.
  • US News & World Report. June 25, 2019 Utah faces unique air quality challenges. 2019.
  • KUER. June 15 ,2019 Landfill fire and potential health effects. 2019.
  • ABC4. May 9, 2019 The air we breathe in our own homes. 2019.
  • NSF Science Nation. March 19, 2019. Young citizen scientists assist in Salt Lake City air quality research. 2019.
  • KUTV. Subsidies to reduce emissions may be part of plan for $100 million to improve Utah's air. 2018.
  • RadioActive. Air Quality Sensing and Women in Science. 2018.
  • Mother Jones. These New Air Sensors Could Revolutionize Air Pollution Regulation. 2018.
  • Wired.com. Cheap, Portable Sensors Are Democratizing Air-Quality Data. 2018.
  • National Public Radio, Central California. January 23, 2018. What’s In Your Air? New Low-Cost Devices Monitor Valley Air Pollution . 2018.
  • KRCL. November 2, 2017. KRCL Radioactive. Air Quality and You. 2017.
  • KUER. A Smog Museum With Lessons For Utah Today. 2017.
  • The Rod Arquette Show. KNRS 105.9 FM/570 AM. Air Board Requests Governor’s Veto. 2017.
  • Salt Lake Tribune. Air Board seeks Utah Governor’s Veto for First Time in a Decade. 2017.
  • KUER. chools In Salt Lake Co. Will Help The U Monitor Air Pollution. 2017.
  • US News & World Report. Kids Get Hands-on Education in Air Quality. 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. 2017.
  • US News & World Report. Kids Get Hands-on Education in Air Quality. 2017.
  • Deseret News. East High Students Create Toy-Block Sensors to Detect Pollution. 2017.
  • Deseret News. East High Students Create Toy-Block Sensors to Detect Pollution. 2017.
  • Fox13 News. Students at East High School Got a Hands-on Education Today. 2017.
  • KSL TV. East High Students Create Toy-Block Sensors to Detect Pollution. 2017.
  • Utah Business. U Engineers Teach High School Students to Build Pollution Sensors from Toy Blocks. 2017.
  • KSL Radio. January 17, 2017. Collaborations Help us to Understand our Air Quality. 2017.
  • KSL TV. January 17, 2017. Strategies to Understand and Improve our Air Quality. 2017.
  • Fox13 News. December 12, 2017. Bad air: what else can Utah and Utahns do? 2017.
  • Powder Magazine. August 5, 2016. Salt Lake City Commits to Renewable Energy. 2016.
  • KSL News. April 28, 2016. CS Students Win Competition with Personal Air Sensor. 2016.
  • Fox13News. April 28, 2016. Students Develop Personal Air Monitoring System. 2016.
  • KUER News. January 14, 2016. New Pollution Network Adds Useful, New Data. 2016.
  • Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, October 7, 2015. Utah environmentalists to bring DIY rules before air quality board. 2015.
  • Fox13News, Salt Lake City, UT, June 10, 2015. Pollution, hot temperatures create perfect conditions for ozone, DEQ says. 2015.
  • TribTalk. June 4, 2015. Utah’s regional haze plan. 2015.
  • KSL News. January 26, 2015. Uneasy breathing: Leaders searching for air clearing solutions. 2015.
  • University of Utah Health Feed. February 24, 2015. Red lights are air pollution hot spots. 2015.
  • ABC4 News. January 26, 2015. What YOU can do about the inversion. 2015.
  • Fox13 News. January 17, 2015. Video game allows students to simulate air quality solutions in Utah. 2015.
  • University of Utah Chronicle. January 15, 2015. Researchers unite to discuss inversion solutions. 2015.
  • University Utah Scope Radio. January 15, 2015. The challenges of making an educational game. 2015.
  • University Utah Scope Radio. January 15, 2015. New game helps you understand how complicated Utah air quality issues really are. 2015.
  • KSL. January 14, 2015. Video game app teaches teens about air pollution. 2015.
  • PhysOrg. January 14, 2015. It's game on for air quality. 2015.
  • Deseret News. January 13, 2015. Uneasy breathing: Leaders searching for air clearing solutions. 2015.
  • KUER. January 12, 2015. Conversation on Air Pollution Heats Up. 2015.