CMU’s Dominic Casalnuovo earns NSF Graduate Fellowship Opens in new window
First-year Chemical Engineering Ph.D. student, Dominic Casalnuovo, has earned a fellowship in the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). His research focuses on developing new techniques for measuring trace gaseous pollutants in the atmosphere.
Presto quotes on masks for wildfire smoke
MechE’s Albert Presto explains in USA Today that for wildfire smoke protection, much like protection against COVID-19, some masks outperform others.
Pittsburgh Works Together
Presto presents at forum on air quality
MechE’s Albert Presto presented with the Allegheny County Council Committee on Sustainability and Green Initiatives.
The New York Times
Presto’s research on pollution mentioned
MechE’s Albert Presto and former Ph.D. student Rishabh Shah’s research on pollution inequality was mentioned in The New York Times.
Robinson interviewed on Shared Air
MechE Head Allen Robinson was a guest on Shared Air, a podcast created by MechE’s Albert Presto and Rose Eilenberg. The episode, named “Shale gas, revisited,” explores hydraulic fracking, methane leakage, aging infrastructure, air quality, and more.