HEI Review Committee welcomes two new members

September 18, 2017

Two prominent scientists, a biostatistician and a toxicologist, were recently appointed to the HEI Review Committee by the institute’s Board of Directors. This committee intensively peer reviews the results of HEI studies and publishes its evaluation in the form of a commentary accompanying each report. Members can serve for up to two four-year terms, per HEI bylaws. 

Workshop summary: Effects of fuel composition on particulate emissions

September 12, 2017

HEI is pleased to announce the publication of the Executive Summary of proceedings from an HEI workshop that focused on the effects of fuel composition on particulate matter (PM) emissions. Approximately 45 researchers and government and industry representatives attended the workshop, which was held in Chicago in December 2016.

Summer 2017 Update now available

August 2, 2017

In the Summer 2017 HEI Update, read about the Haagen-Smit Clean Air Leadership Award given to HEI President Dan Greenbaum by the California Air Resources Board, the two 2017 recipients of HEI’s Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award, and the progress of HEI studies examining potential health effects at low levels of air pollution. Also in this issue is a recap of HEI’s recent Annual Conference in Alexandria, Virginia.

Greenbaum honored for clean air leadership at HEI

July 21, 2017

HEI President Dan Greenbaum has received a 2016 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Leadership Award from the California Air Resources Board (CARB). This honor is conferred annually on “extraordinary individuals to recognize significant career accomplishments in at least one of these air quality categories: research, environmental policy, science and technology, public education and community service.”

Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Awards announced

July 21, 2017

HEI is pleased to announce recipients of the 2017 Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Awards. Although the HEI Research Committee normally selects one recipient, the large number of quality applications this year led them to select two excellent awardees.

Request for Qualifications and Proposal for Quality Assurance Oversight

July 13, 2017

HEI is seeking qualified contractors to provide quality assurance services for two research studies on air pollution and health. The deadline for a statement of qualification is August 15, 2017. The deadline for proposal submission is September 30, 2017. For more information please contact Hanna Boogaard at HEI.