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USA Today

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.

Shared Air

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.