Dr. Yifang Zhu

Dr. Yifang Zhu is a professor of Environmental Health Sciences at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health where she also serves as the senior associate dean for academic programs. Her research focuses on measuring and modeling particle emissions, transport, and transformation in both outdoor and indoor environments as well as assessing and mitigating the associated adverse health effects. Her scholarship and creativity has been recognized by several national awards, including the Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award from the Health Effects Institute in 2007, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation in 2009, and the Haagen-Smit Prize from Atmosphere Environment in 2011. Dr. Zhu was appointed to California Air Resource Board’s Research Screening Committee in January 2014.