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Today, poor air quality is linked to over 3 million deaths per year, mostly in large urban areas. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development estimates that by 2050, poor air quality may become the largest cause of premature mortality in the world. This workshop will explore current research and practice in order to identify the gaps and limitations, and to prioritize future activities needed to address this challenge of growing global concern.

This workshop will take place from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in the General Motors Conference room of the Lurie Engineering Center on the University of Michigan North Campus.  



 

Hotel, Transportation, Parking
and Directions

 
Hotel

The Graduate
615 E. Huron Street
Ann Arbor MI 48104
(734) 769-2200
UM Rate: King/Double: $184 plus 11% tax


Bell Tower
300 S. Thayer Street
Ann Arbor MI 48104
(734) 769-3010
UM Rate: King: $195 plus 11% tax

A limited number of rooms have been blocked for the following:

 

Check in: 12/11  
Check out:12/13

 
 
Transportation to/from airport: 
Detroit Airport Limo Cars: $65 from airport (800)-892-6467
Amazing Blue Taxi: $65 to airport (734) 846-0007


Transportation to/from meeting site from hotels:

Lyft/Uber:
Lurie Engineering Center, UM
1221 Beal Avenue
estimate: $6 - $8

UM Bus:
The Graduate: Exit onto E. Huron Street and walk East to S. State Street.  Use crosswalk and change to south side of E. Huron Street then continue East to Fletcher Street.  Cross Fletcher Street and turn South (right). A few hundred feet ahead will be some cement benches and a trash can.  This is a UM bus stop. Continue below.

Bell Tower: Exit onto S. Thayer St and cross toward the bell tower straight ahead.  Take the walkway to the left of the bell tower and head North to E. Washington Street. Turn East (right) onto E. Washington Street.  At the intersection, cross Fletcher street and turn South (right). A few hundred feet ahead will be some cement benches and a trash can.  This is a UM bus stop. Continue below.

Take the Northwood bus (runs approx. every 10 minutes).  No ID or payment needed.  Exit the bus at the Pierpont Commons stop.  Turn left and proceed up the hill toward the Pierpont Commons.  Continue around the left of the building heading East.  Lurie Engineering Center will be directly in front of you.  Pierpont Commons, Chrysler Center and the Duderstadt Center are all one building on your right. Upon arriving at the Lurie Engineering Center, proceed to elevators and stairs at center of building.  Meeting is on the 4th floor.

Parking

Visitor Parking on Campus:
There are several visitor parking lots within walking distance of the Lurie Engineering Center.  They are marked on this map as NC26 (R5), NC27 (N6), and NC48 (N5).  The Lurie Engineering Center is located at P7.

If you wish to park off campus:

1. The following option is recommended:

Go directly to the Green Road, Ann Arbor Transit Authority parking lot
at 1885 Green Road, which has free parking.

Take bus route 66 (South. to Meijer - Carpenter R) and get off at Beal
and Hayward (Space Research Bldg),

The fee is $1.50 (exact change please)

The bus schedule says it leaves the parking lot at  7:17, 7:47 and
8:17.

The bus comes every 30 minutes, and the ride takes 5 minutes.

I would advise taking the bus at 7:17 or 7:47 at the latest, since buses
are sometimes late.

At Beal and Hayward (Space Research Bldg), walk down the hill
about 150 yards to the Lurie Engineering Center on the right.

The event starts at 8:00.

On the way back, pick up the AATA #66 bus  (North to Green Road
parking) at Beal and Hayward (Space Research Bldg) at 5:34 or 6:04.

2.  Park at any lot that you might know and take a prearranged Uber/Lyft to
     the event.

The Plymouth Road commuter lot at Plymouth and route 23 is a
possibility. No bus service between the lot and the event, though.
The address for the Lurie Engineering Center is 1221 Beal Avenue. 
 
 
 
 
 
GM Room, Lurie Engineering Center


Speakers

   
     
   "An Assessment of Microresonator Sensors for Atmospheric Particulate Monitoring"
Ashwin A. Sheshia
Professor of Microsystems Technology
Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge
  "Evaluation of Maritime PM and Gaseous Emissions with an Unmanned aerial Vehicle and Low-Cost Sensors"
Molly J. Haugen
Research Associate
Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge 
  "From Air Quality Sensors to Data Analysis: Joining Up Our Air Quality Community"
John Saffell
Technical Director
Alphasense Ltd 
   
   
   
   
   






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