Dec 042015

Ozone 2015 – Change and Challenges




The Ozone Research Center (ORC) presents its 2015 Science Workshop, open to all interested faculty, staff, and students.
Attendance is free, but registration is requested – please register here.

When: 10 December 2015
9:30AM – 4PM
Where: Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute
Conference Room C
Rutgers Busch Campus
170 Frelinghuysen Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854 [directions]


The workshop will feature overview presentations describing current research being performed at the Center, guest speakers, and a poster session. Lunch will be provided.

Topics include: Implications of the new ozone National Air Quality Standard; Impacts of climate change on photochemical pollution and associated human exposures; Traffic-related pollution; Commuter exposures; Indoor ozone chemistry; Cardiovascular effects of ozone; Respiratory modeling



9:30 AM Coffee and Registration
10:00 AM Kenneth Reuhl, Director, EOHSI; Frank Steitz, Air Director, NJDEP; Panos Georgopoulos, Director, Ozone Research Center
Introductions; Overviews of Programs; History and Accomplishments of ORC; Tribute to P. J. Lioy
10:30 AM Panos Georgopoulos, PhD
Ozone: Old Problems and New Challenges – Global to Personal
11:00 AM Charles Weschler, PhD
Ozone’s Role in “Indoor” Atmospheric Chemistry
11:30 AM Howard Kipen, MD, MPH
Climate Change, Ozone and Cardiovascular Health: A New Rutgers Study
Noon Lunch Break and Poster Session (Conference Rooms A&B)
1:00 PM Robert Laumbach, MD, MPH
Traffic-Related Air Pollution and the Rutgers Commuter Study
1:30 PM Badri Nath, PhD
The Rutgers Air-Aiware Project: Real Time Air Quality Monitoring through Mobile Sensing
2:00 PM Allison Patton, PhD
Spatiotemporal Variability of Air Pollution within Urban Neighborhoods
2:30 PM Dwaipayan Mukherjee, PhD
Modeling Pulmonary Toxicodynamics of Air Pollutants: A Novel Multiscale Framework
3:00 PM Group Discussion and Poster Session
4:00 PM Workshop Adjourns



The 2015 Ozone Research Center Science Workshop is Dedicated to the Memory of Prof. Paul J. Lioy


Base funding for ORC is provided by the State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP).

 December 4, 2015