Written by scientists and engineers with many years of collective research experience related to indoor air quality, aerosol science, aerosol disease transmission, and engineered control systems for aerosols.
Professors Linsey Marr, Shelly Miller, Kimberly Prather, Charles Haas, William Bahnfleth, Richard Corsi, Julian Tang, Hartmut Herrmann, Krystal Pollitt, Javier Ballester, Jose-Luis Jimenez
The contributors are active researchers investigating aerosol transmission of COVID-19 (see e.g. 1, 2, 3, and 4). Five of them were speakers at the recent Workshop on Airborne Transmission of COVID-19, organized by the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the highest level scientific organization in the US). Three of them are members of a COVID-19 WHO expert group. Specifically, the writers of these FAQs include Professors :
- Prof. Linsey Marr (Virginia Tech, Fellow ISIAQ)
- Prof. Shelly Miller (CU Boulder, Fellow ISIAQ)
- Prof. Kimberly Prather (UC San Diego, Fellow AAAS & AGU, NAE & NAS, CAICE Director)
- Prof. Charles Haas (Drexel University, Fellow NAE, AAM & SRA)
- Prof. William Bahnfleth (Penn State, Fellow ASHRAE, ASME & ISIAQ, Chair of ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force)
- Prof. Richard Corsi (Portland State, President ISIAQ Fellows)
- Prof. Julian Tang (Univ. of Leicester & UK National Health Svce, Clinical/Academic Virologist/Physician, Fellow RCP-Virology)
- Prof. Hartmut Herrmann (Dept. Head, Leibniz-Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS), University of Leipzig; Head Joint Working Party ‘PM’ of GDCh, KRDL and ProcessNet).
- Prof. Krystal Pollitt (School of Public Health, Yale University, Chair of Health-Effects Working Group AAAR)
- Prof. Javier Ballester (Engineering School, Universidad de Zaragoza, and LIFTEC – Joint Centre Univ. Zaragoza/CSIC)
- Prof. Jose-Luis Jimenez (CU Boulder, Highly Cited Researcher (h-index = 124), Fellow AAAR & AGU).
Note: As of Aug 4th, 2021 this has not been updated with new information with the Delta variant.