Tyler Prize Laureate Lecture
Thursday, April 26, 2012 : 2:00pm to 3:30pm
University Park Campus
Ronald Tutor Campus Center
Lectures by 2012 laureates John H. Seinfeld of the California Institute of Technology and Kirk R. Smith of UC Berkeley.
The 2012 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement was awarded to these two experts for their work to advance the scientific understanding of air pollution, and develop solutions to reduce the danger to human health and the impact in climate change.
John H. Seinfeld, Ph.D., is recognized for his groundbreaking work leading to understanding of the origin, chemistry and evolution of particles in the atmosphere. He will lecture on “Aerosols: Air Pollution to Climate Change.”
Kirk R. Smith, M.P.H., Ph.D., is recognized for his work finding that household air pollution in developing nations is responsible for nearly two million premature deaths per year, disproportionately of women and children. He will give a lecture titled “Follow The Risk, Not The Money.”