Dr. Amir Hakami

Dr. Amir Hakami

Title of talk:
Using air quality models to inform climate, health, and environmental justice decision

Speaker bio:
Amir Hakami is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He joined Carleton University after receiving his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2003 and completing postdoctoral work at Caltech in 2007. His expertise is in the general area of air quality modeling, with specialization in development and applications of air pollution sensitivity analysis tools and models. Dr. Hakami’s current research foci include air pollution health effects, GHG mitigation co-benefits, air pollution economics, environmental justice, decision support systems, uncertainty analysis, inverse modeling, satellite remote sensing of air quality, and long-range transport of pollution.