Session 6: Air QUality
October 19, 2021
Our final session is focused on Air Quality. Our speakers for this session are Dr. Gabriel Filippelli, from the Center for Urban Health at Indiana University, and Matt Mosier from the Indianapolis Office of Sustainability.
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Dr. Gabriel Filippelli
Director, Center for Urban Health at Indiana University
Dr. Gabriel Filippelli is a Chancellor’s Professor of Earth Sciences, a courtesy Professor of Global Health, and Directs the Center for Urban Health at Indiana University. Filippelli is a biogeochemist with broad training in climate change, exposure science, and environmental health. Filippelli has published broadly, including publications in Science, Nature and Geology as well as in specialty journals and in popular press. He has personally directed over $8M of research funding over his career, and is currently a co-PI on the $55M Indiana University Prepared for Environmental Change Grand Challenge initiative. He is the Editor-in-Chief for the journal GeoHealth, published by the American Geophysical Union. Filippelli is a Fellow of the International Association of Geochemistry, and former National Academy of Sciences Jefferson Fellow, where he served as a Senior Science Advisor for the State Department, with a policy portfolio including Science Cooperation in the Arctic, and Antarctic climate change.
Senior Manager, Indianapolis Office of Sustainability
Matt Mosier is a Senior Manager at the Indianapolis Office of Sustainability. He previously managed EPA\State delegated Clean Air Act permitting and compliance programs for over 15 years. He currently manages the Knozone program which educates children about air quality and active forms of transportation like biking.
Through the American Cities Climate Challenge and various partners, Matt is also working on a multi-year electric vehicle adoption plan for central Indiana. The plan includes market research, corporate EV ride and drive events, dealership engagement, marketing materials, and digital\conventional media to educate the public and further EV market transformation.