Posts Tagged ‘air pollution’
Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz, assistant professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded the 2020 Environmental Division Early Career Award by the American Institute of Chemical Engineering.
More than three million people die prematurely every year by breathing air pollution in the form of ozone and outdoor particulate matter. Texas ChE Assistant Professor Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz and her research team want to improve this statistic through understanding how pollutants form in our atmosphere, in order to devise a way to reduce pollutant … Read the rest »
Assistant Professor Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz and her research team have joined forces with NASA and 30 other research groups to run an intense flight and ground-based air quality measurement campaign in Houston, Texas this September.
The campaign is part of a five-year, $30 million mission to improve the ability of satellites to monitor air quality … Read the rest »