Tanvir Khan, Ph.D.

Senior Research Engineer , Air Quality Program

Location: Newberry Office and Laboratory, Newberry, FL

Background

Dr. Tanvir Khan is an environmental engineer with research experience and expertise in air quality measurement and modeling techniques, atmospheric sciences, and environmental data analysis. Prior to joining NCASI, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the FSEC Energy Research Center, where he conducted and led research projects investigating the link between whole-house mechanical ventilation systems and indoor air quality in high-performance homes in the hot-humid climate zone, developing methods to minimize airborne transmission of respiratory viruses in residential homes, and particulate matter emissions from essential oil products. In his current role, Dr. Khan conducts research and provides technical support on air monitoring and regulatory issues while collaborating with other NCASI staff and NCASI members.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • M.S. Environmental Engineering, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology

Other certifications

E.I.T., Florida Board of Professional Engineers

Research capabilities and/or focus areas

  • Air pollution measurement
  • Emission estimates
  • Air dispersion modeling
  • Multimedia environmental modeling

Awards and Career Highlights

  • Subject Matter Expert Contract ($52,000; role: Co-PI) by the U.S. Department of Energy
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue: Pollutants in Indoor Air, Pollutants
  • ORISE Postdoctoral Fellowship at the National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh (Declined)
  • UCF Preeminent Postdoctoral Program (P3) Award
  • NSF PLACE Teaching Fellowship, Michigan Tech
  • Center for Water and Society Research Grant, Michigan Tech
  • Travel Grant, 14th Conference on Mesoscale Processes by the American Meteorological Society
Phone: (352) 244-0916