Daniel A. Vallero, Adjunct Assistant Professor and Director, Program in Science, Technology & Human Values

Daniel A. Vallero
Contact Info:
Office Location:  121 Hudson Hall
Office Phone:  +1 919 541 3306, +1 919 660 5200
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  • PhD Duke University 2000
  • MS University of Kansas 1996
  • MSCRP Southern Illinois University 1977
  • BA Southern Illinois University 1974

Environmental Engineering
Air quality
Policy, Science and Engineering
Homeland Security
Atmospheric Science
Waste, Hazardous
Ethics in Engineering
Environmental Impacts
Microbial Engineering, biological remediation
Research Interests: Transport, transformation, fate and risk of environmental contaminants

Current projects: Macroethics of emerging technologies, Exposure-based chemical screening, Life cycle analysis

Measurement and modeling research in environmental systems, including high throughput risk screening, tracer studies, development of pollution collection devices, and biosystem engineering. Life cycle analysis and sustainable design.

Areas of Interest:

consumer products
climate change
ground water pollution
air pollution
engineering ethics
hazardous wastes
endocrine disruptors
transport, transformation and fate of semivolatile organic compounds

Curriculum Vitae
Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Vallero, D. and Isukapalli, S., Simulating Real-World Exposures during Emergency Events: Studying Effects of Indoor and Outdoor Releases in the Urban Dispersion Program In Upper Manhattan, NY, Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology (July 17, 2013) [doi] .
  2. Mitchell-Blackwood, J., Arnot, J. Jolliet, O., Egeghy, P., Georgopolous, P., Isukapalli, S., Wambaugh, J., Cohen-Hubal and Vallero, D., Comparison of models to prioritize chemicals based on exposure potential, Science of the Total Environment, vol. 458 (August 1, 2013), pp. 555-567, Elsevier [j.scitotenv.2013.04.051,]  [abs].
  3. Mitchell, J., Collier, Z.A., Pabon, N., Egeghy, P., Cohen Hubal, E.A., Linkov, I. and Vallero, D.A., A Decision Analytic Approach to Exposure-Based Chemical Prioritization, PLOS One, vol. 8 no. 8 (August, 2013), pp. 1-13 [doi]  [abs].
  4. D.A. Vallero, Fundamentals of Air Pollution, Fifth Edition (May, 2014), pp. 1100, Elsevier Academic Press  [author's comments].
  5. D.A. Vallero and T.M. Letcher, Unraveling Environmental Disasters (2012), Elsevier Academic Press [9780123970268] .
  6. T.M. Letcher and D.A. Vallero, Waste: A Handbook for Management (2011), pp. 604, Elsevier Academic Press [Waste] .
  7. D.A. Vallero, Environmental Biotechnology: A Biosystems Approach (2010), pp. 742, Elsevier Academic Press [Environmental-Biotechnology] .
  8. Goldsmith. M-R, Grulke, C.M., Chang, D.T., Fraile, F.A.,, Brooks, R.D., Dary, C C. and Vallero, D.A., Personal chemical exposure informatics., in McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, edited by D. Blumel, vol. 2014 (2014), pp. 282-287, McGraw-Hill  [abs].
  9. Vallero, D.A., Chapter 25. Environmental Impacts of Energy Production, Distribution and Transport, in Future Energy: Improved, Sustainable and Clean Options for Our Planet, 2nd Edition, edited by Letcher, T. (2013), Academic Press .
  10. Vallero, D.A., Chapter 5. Measurements in environmental engineering, in Handbook of Measurement in Science and Engineering, edited by Kutz, M. (2013), John Wiley & Sons, Inc. .

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