“Just” Cities: Traffic-related Air Pollution and Justice in the Context of Urban Sustainability

February 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Trinity College, George Ignatieff Theatre
15 Devonshire Place

Presented as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series by the Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto, co-sponsored by the University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute (UTTRI) and the Southern Ontario Centre for Atmospheric Aerosol Research (SOCAAR).

Julian Marshall is the Kiely Endowed Professor of Environmental Engineering at University of Washington. Dr. Marshall studies exposure to air pollution, including air pollution health impacts of transportation and electricity-generation; disparities in exposure; and air pollution measurements in low-income countries. He is Associate Editor for Environmental Health Perspectives and for Development Engineering. Dr. Marshall earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering with High Honors from Princeton, and an MS and PhD in Energy and Resources from UC Berkeley.Dr. Marshall has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, including several “most-read” / “most-downloaded” articles. Grants he has contributed to during his career total over $30 million. He currently is dual-PI on a $10 million EPA grant supporting the Center for Air, Climate, and Energy Solutions (CACES).

Dr. Marshall teaches classes in Air Quality Engineering, and he runs the Grand Challenges Impact Lab, a UW study abroad program in Bangalore, India.

The talk will be followed by a chat with Professor Jeffrey Brook, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Professor Greg Evans, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and Professor Marianne Hatzopoulou, Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering, and audience Q & A.