March 2018

Indoor Air 2018: 4 Months From Now!

Our next flagship conference, Indoor Air 2018, hosted by Drexel University, is arriving soon!

Early Bird Registration is now open and running through
April 15.

Continuing the tradition started at INDOOR AIR 2016, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows attending the conference will have the unique opportunity to participate in the second ISIAQ Summer School. The detailed program and other information will be available soon on the conference website.

Lastly, the Sloan Foundation is sponsoring an indoor chemistry program echoing its research program dedicated to the “Chemistry of the indoor environment.” More information on this program and recent grants are found on the dedicated website.

Open Call for ISIAQ Members to Apply for Board Positions Until April 1, 2018

If you are interested in a position on the ISIAQ Board of Directors, please send your application to Marcel Loomans, the current ISIAQ President. In the application, please state your interest in a specific position (if any) and your consent to be a candidate (two (2) pages maximum).


PhD: Indoor Environmental Quality, Pupil’s Health and Academic Performance

This thesis was carried out by Oluyemi Olagoke Toyinbo at the Environmental Health Unit of the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Kuopio, Finland and defended in December 2017. The research focused on indoor environment of classrooms; children’s health and wellbeing; and their academic performance. Data was collected from three countries: Finland, United States of America, and Nigeria.

The results pointed out the need for a constant and continuous evaluation of school buildings’ conditions, as well as their operation and management, to achieve the best possible classroom indoor environment for students.

Learn more about the results

Distinguished Lecture by William Nazaroff Available Online

The UC Berkeley Civil and Environmental Engineering Spring Distinguished Lecture was delivered on March 6, 2018, by Professor William Nazaroff. This lecture features three vignettes illustrating recent progress that advances knowledge about indoor air quality.

View the video here.
ISIAQ - March 2018