Agenda

Monday, October 26

11:00 AM
Dr. Terry Magnuson, UNC Vice Chancellor for Research
Welcome Address

Dr. Terry Magnuson, UNC Vice Chancellor for Research

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM
Dr. Sarav Arunachalam, UNC-CH
State of the CMAS Center

Dr. Sarav Arunachalam, Acting CMAS Director, Institute for the Environment, UNC-Chapel Hill

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM
Dr. Adel Hanna, Institute for the Environment, UNC-CH Dr. Adel Hanna, Institute for the Environment, UNC-CH
Announcement of Retirement of Dr. Adel Hanna

Comments from Dr. Mike Piehler, Director, Institute for the Environment, UNC-Chapel Hill; Dr. Sarav Arunachalam, Acting CMAS Director; Tom Pierce, EPA CMAS Project Officer; and Dr. Adel Hanna, Institute for the Environment, UNC-CH

11:35 AM - 12:30 PM
Professor Barbara Turpin, Dept of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, UNC-CH
Critical public health challenges that call for our engagement: How atmospheric chemists and engineers can help address our most pressing problems

Professor Barbara Turpin, Dept of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, UNC-CH

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Plenary Panel on Advances in Air Quality Modeling - Current and Future
Dr. Sergey Napelenok
CMAQ 5.3.2: Updates to Integrated Source Apportionment Method (ISAM)

Dr. Sergey Napelenok, Office of Research and Development, US EPA

Dr. Jon Pleim
Global MPAS-CMAQ Model

Dr. Jon Pleim, Office of Research and Development, US EPA

Dr. Rohit Mathur
Moderator

Dr. Rohit Mathur, Office of Research and Development, US EPA

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CMAS Social
During the social, we will create small breakout rooms with about 6 people. If you are interested in participating in the CMAS Social, please consult your email or in the Zoom Links section below for the link to an online form. Note that you will need a Zoom account to participate in the CMAS Social, but you can sign up for free.

Tuesday, October 27

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Model Development, Chaired by Dr. Ben Murphy (US EPA) and Professor Yang Zhang (Northeastern University)

Dr. Ben Murphy Dr. Ben Murphy (US EPA) Professor Yang Zhang Professor Yang Zhang (Northeastern University)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Multiscale Model Applications and Evaluations, Chaired by Dr. Kristen Foley (US EPA) and Professor Marina Astitha (UConn)

Dr. Kristen Foley Dr. Kristen Foley (US EPA) Professor Marina Astitha Professor Marina Astitha (UConn)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Combined session for Machine Learning and Reduced Form Models Developments and Applications + Remote Sensing/Sensor Technology and Measurements Studies, Chaired by Professor Jia Xing (Tsinghua University) and Professor Viney Aneja (NCSU)

Professor Jia Xing Professor Jia Xing (Tsinghua University) Professor Viney Aneja Professor Viney Aneja (NCSU)

Wednesday, October 28

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Air Quality, Climate and Energy, Chaired by Dr. Dan Loughlin (US EPA) and Professor Noah Kittner (UNC-CH)

Dr. Dan Loughlin Dr. Dan Loughlin (US EPA) Professor Noah Kittner Professor Noah Kittner (UNC-CH)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Emissions Inventories, Models, and Processes, Chaired by Mr. Jeff Vukovich (US EPA) and Mr. Zac Adelman (LADCO)

Mr. Jeff Vukovich Mr. Jeff Vukovich (US EPA) Mr. Zac Adelman Mr. Zac Adelman (LADCO)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Regulatory Modeling and SIP Applications, Chaired by Dr. Naresh Kumar (DRI) and Professor Will Vizuete (UNC-CH)

Dr. Naresh Kumar Dr. Naresh Kumar (DRI) Professor Will Vizuete Professor Will Vizuete (UNC-CH)

Thursday, October 29

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

COVID-19 and Impacts on Emissions and Air Quality, Chaired by Dr. Christian Hogrefe (US EPA) and Dr. Sarav Arunachalam (UNC-CH)

Dr. Christian Hogrefe Dr. Christian Hogrefe (US EPA) Dr. Sarav Arunachalam, UNC-CH Dr. Sarav Arunachalam (UNC-CH)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Wildfire Emissions and Air Quality, Chaired by Dr. Talat Odman (Georgia Tech) and Dr. Tesh Rao (US EPA)

Dr. Talat Odman Dr. Talat Odman (Georgia Tech) Dr. Tesh Rao Dr. Tesh Rao (US EPA)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Modeling to Support Exposure and Health Studies and Community-scale Applications, Chaired by Dr. Vlad Isakov (US EPA) and Professor Amir Hakami (Carleton University)

Dr. Vlad Isakov Dr. Vlad Isakov (US EPA) Professor Amir Hakami Professor Amir Hakami (Carleton University)

Friday, October 30

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Plenary Panel on Connecting real-world and experimental aerosol observations with improved large-scale model developments
Professor Kelley Barsanti
New Methods for Achieving a Detailed Chemical Inventory of Wildland Fire Emissions

Professor Kelley Barsanti, Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE - CERT), University of California at Riverside

Professor Joel Schwart
Keynote

Professor Joel Schwartz, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Moderators
Dr. Ben Murphy

Dr. Ben Murphy, US EPA

Dr. Havala Pye

Dr. Havala Pye, US EPA

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Plenary Panel on Fate and Transport of SARS-CoV-2 in Ambient air
Professor Akula Venkatram, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Universiity of California at Riverside
Looking into a room to examine dispersion of airborne material

Professor Akula Venkatram, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Riverside

Dr. Steven Hanna, Hanna Consultants and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Near-field modeling for indoor and outdoor modeling of COVID-19 transport and dispersion - multibox, CFD, Gaussian plume/puff, or K-theory?

Dr. Steven Hanna, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor Glenn Morrison
The (not-so) surprising accuracy of indoor aerosol models in predicting COVID-19 outbreaks

Professor Glenn Morrison, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, UNC-Chapel Hill

Moderator
Dr. Sarav Arunachalam, UNC-CH

Dr. Sarav Arunachalam, Institute for the Environment, UNC-Chapel Hill

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