University of Southern California, USA
Constantinos Sioutas is the first holder of the Fred Champion Professorship in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC). His research has focused on investigations of the underlying mechanisms that produce the health effects associated with exposure to airborne ultrafine particulate pollutants generated by a variety of sources. He has developed many state-of-the-art technologies used by many academic institutions and national laboratories for aerosol sampling and characterization. He has authored over 300 peer-reviewed journal publications, and holds 13 US patents in the development of instrumentation for aerosol measurement and emissions control. His work has been cited in more than 15,000 scientific publications. He is the recipient of the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) David Sinclair Award in 2014 (AAAR’s highest distinction), the Hagen Smit Award of Atmospheric Environment for Seminal Publications, the 2010 Scientific and Technological Achievement Award by the US Environmental Protection Agency, and a Fulbright fellow.