Mark J. Rood, PhD, BCEEM, FAEESP, FAWMA
Ivan Racheff Professor of Environmental Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Optical Remote Sensing of Particulate Matter to Quantify Plume Opacity and Mass Emissions Factors"
Mark J. Rood is the Ivan Racheff Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in Illinois. Mark has more than 36 years of research experience pertaining to gas separation and aerosol characterization. He studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, the University of Washington, Seattle, and Stockholm University, Sweden, prior to becoming a professor at UIUC. Mark has published more than 130 peer-reviewed journal papers, co-authored one ASTM method, and has six patents pertaining to gas separation techniques and ambient plume characterization.
Mark is co-chief editor for Environmental Technology & Innovation, member of the Advisory Board for Particuology, was chief editor for ASCE’s Journal of Environmental Engineering, and was an associate editor for Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. He is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer Member with the Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. He is a Fellow and was a director for the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors and Air and Waste Management Association.