The Technical Society of Knoxville will meet at the Crowne Plaza at 11:30 a.m on Monday, August 14, 2017. Dr. Joshua S. Fu will speak on long range transport of air pollution- which is a serious concern for the area between the Smoky and Cumberland mountains.
Joshua S. Fu is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Inaugural Professor of the UT-ORNL Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education Energy Science and Engineering Ph.D. Program, Faculty Affiliate at the UT-ORNL Joint Institute for Computational Sciences and Director of the International Center for Air Pollution and Energy Studies at the University of Tennessee, Joint Faculty Appointment in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The focus of Fu’s research work includes climatic changes, air pollution modeling, air quality impact assessments, the impacts of extreme events on health, the impacts of transportation planning and energy usages on air quality, land use (satellite applications) and emissions, diesel track emission effects, and energy optimization planning