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The Institution of Engineers, Singapore

Air Sub-Committee (ASC) of the


Environmental Engineering
Technical Committee (EETC)
Proudly presents

Date

: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Time

: -PM to -PM

Venue

: Institution of Engineers, The


70 Bukit Tinggi Road
Singapore 289758

Fees

: IES Members = $XX.XX/- per pax


Non-IES Members = $XX.XX/- per pax

CPD Programme

: PEB PDU (pending confirmation).

Demystifying the Challenges and Opportunities of the Nations Air Quality


PROGRAMME
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Registration

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Review of Singapores Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions:


Current Situation and Opportunities
by Dr. Erik Velasco, Research Scientist at Singapore - MIT Alliance for
Research and Technology (SMART)
Outline
1.
Singapores Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Air quality assessment


Ambient monitoring

Emissions inventories (air toxics and greenhouse gases)


Air quality modelling
Health impacts
Air quality in Singapore during the smoke-haze

2. CENSAMs projects on urban atmosphere

Sources and sinks of CO2 in a urban neighborhood of Singapore

Characterization of inhalable particles in selected microenvironments of


Singapore
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Break w/ light refreshments

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Q&A

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End

Speakers CV

Dr. Erik Velasco


RESEARCH SCIENTIST
SMART- Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
CENSAM Center for Environmental Sensing and Modelling

Dr. Erik Velasco is a Research Scientist specialized in Air Quality and Greenhouse gases. He
already published 20+ international scientific papers and presentations pertaining to air
pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, carbon sequestration and climatology in urban
environments
He achieved his Bsc in Mechanical Engineering & Msc (Hons) in Environmental Engineering
at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico and attained his PhD in Civil and
Environmental Engineering at Washington State University, USA.
Dr. Velascos main target of study is within the (Sub)tropical cities. The purpose of his work
is to provide a scientific base for devising control strategies to reduce emissions of harmful
pollutants and greenhouse gases.
- Air quality
- Evaluation of emission inventories
- Urban micrometeorology
- Biosphere-atmosphere interactions
- Urban carbon sequestration
- Greenhouse gas mitigation management

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