Michael Sohn

Michael Sohn

Mechanical Staff Scientist/Engineer

Bio

Mike's research interests are in mathematical modeling of environmental systems and quality, uncertainty analysis, design of air monitoring sensors, water-energy integrated assessment, and sensor-data fusion. Mike has a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MS degree in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He also has MS and BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA. Mike is a California-licensed Professional Engineer (Civil), and has worked at an environmental engineering firm where he conducted environmental health risk assessments. He is the former Leader of the Sustainable Energy Systems and the Airflow and Pollutant Transport Groups. Recent projects including air quality field exerpiments in New York City Subways and in Singpapore, and the development of urban air quality simulations software. Mike has been at LBNL since 1998.  Mike's personal website is airflow.lbl.gov/sohn.

Awards

Spot: William Delp, David Lorenzetti, Michael Sohn -  May 06th 2020

For rapid response and innovative modeling of virus aerosol transport on military and commercial aircraft to support the safe return of COVID-19 patients to the U.S.

Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer -  May 05th 2004

For the entry "Minimizing Casualties from a Chem/Bio Attack: Preparation, Training, and Response Resources."

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