Dr. Armistead G. Russell

Georgia Power Distinguished Professor of Environmental Engineering
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering Group

790 Atlantic Drive
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0355 USA
Phone: (404) 894-3079 FAX: (404) 894-8266
email: trussell@ce.gatech.edu
 


 

 

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Professional Interests

  • Air Pollution Modeling, Aerosol Dynamics, Atmospheric Chemistry, Combustion Emissions Control, Control Strategy Design, Computer Modeling, Numerical Methods

Education

  • Ph.D. Environmental Quality Laboratory (1985) , California Institute of Technology
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering (1980), California Institute of Technology
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering (1979) Summa Cum Laude, Washington State University

Professional Experience

  • 1996 - Present: Georgia Power Distinguished Professor of Environmental Engineering, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1994 - 1996: Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1990 - 1994: Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1985 - 1990: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1985: Senior Research Scientist, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

National Academy Reports

  • "Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits from Controlling Ozone Air Pollution" (2008)  

  • "Review of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program's Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.2, "Climate Projections Based on Emission Scenarios for Long-lived and Short-lived Radiatively Active Gases and Aerosols" (2007)

  • "Energy Futures and Urban Air Pollution: Challenges for China and the United States" (2007)

  • "Managing Carbon Monoxide in Meteorological and Topographical Problem Areas" (2003)

  •  "The On-going Challenge of Managing Carbon Monoxide Pollution in Fairbanks, Alaska" (2003)

  • "Mobile Source Emissions Modeling," (2000) National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington DC.
  • "Ozone Forming Potential of Reformulated Gasoline" with W. Chameides (1999) National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington D.C.
  • "Science and Judgment in Risk Assessment," with K. Isselbacher et al. (1993), National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington, DC.
  • "Rethinking the Ozone Problem in Urban and Regional Air Pollution," with J.H. Seinfeld et al. (1991), National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington, DC.

Book Chapters

Journal Publications

Movies

  • "Pollutant Dynamics in Mexico City," With L. McNair and C. Nuuja.
  • "Smog: Visualizing the Components," with Aliza Corson, Greg McRae, Michael McNeil and William Sherman (1990 Siggraph final video; 1st Place, Scientific Visualization, Niccograph '90; Finalist, INA Visualization, Monte Carlo).
  • "Visualizing Air Quality in Los Angeles," with Chris Nuuja, et al. (1st place, Computer Graphics Society of Japan).
  • "Methanol, A Path Towards Cleaner Air," with Dan Stodalsky, Damon Liparelli, Joel Welling, and Greg McRae.
  • "Improving Air Quality With Methanol -- Solving An Environmental Problem Using a CRAY XMP."

Other Recent Writings
 

Professional Societies

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Association for Aerosol Research
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Sigma Xi
  • Air and Waste Management Association

National and International Committees, Research Program/Agenda Reviews

Professional Testimonies and Policy Briefings

Recent Presentations (Examples)

Honors and Awards

  • National Associate of the National Academies
  • Excellence in Review, Environmental Science and Technology
  • Member, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, National Research Council
  • Sigma Xi Sustained Research Award
  • Georgia Power Professorship
  • Asked to chair two and serve on three other NRC committees, an EPA FACA subcommittee, a White House/OSTP committee
  • Smithsonian Scientific Computation Award: Finalist (one of 5 Nationally)
  • 1990 Siggraph Award for a Scientific Visualization, Niccograph '90 Scientific Visualization, 1st place
  • Finalist, INA Visualization, Monte Carlo
  • Computer Graphics Society of Japan, 1st place, Scientific Visualization
  • Visiting Professor Fellowship, Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Outstanding Young Scholar Fellowship (Japanese International Cooperative Research Fund)
  • Ralph Teetor Outstanding Professor Educator Award (SAE)
  • Air Pollution Control Association National Paper Contest -- First Place
  • Various Fellowships and Scholarships at Caltech and WSU

Classes

Grants and Contracts Awarded at Georgia Tech