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Linsey C. Marr

Charles P. Lunsford Professor
Linsey Marr
411 Durham Hall (0246)
Blacksburg, VA, USA 24061

Program Area : Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
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Area of Interest

  • Transformation and fate of pollutants in the atmosphere
  • Transmission of infectious disease via aerosols
  • Viruses in the built environment
  • Environmental and health impacts of engineered nanoparticles
  • B.S. Engineering Science, Harvard, Summa cum laude, 1996
  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 2002
  • Postdoctoral training in Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT, 2002-2003
  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2013-present
  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2008-2013
  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2003-2008
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT, 2002-2003
  • Visiting Scientist, Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology, National Center for Atmospheric Research, summer 1995 and 1996
  • Appointee, National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
  • Excellence in Teaching Award from the Virginia Tech Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, 2019
  • Outstanding Reviewer for Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts, 2019
  • Fellow of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate, 2018
  • Plenary speaker at Indoor Air Conference, 2018
  • Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan, 2017-2018
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Aerosol Science and Technology, 2017
  • Plenary speaker at American Association for Aerosol Research Conference, 2015
  • NIH Director's New Innovator Award, 2013
  • Editorial board member of Environmental Science and Technology Letters, Aerosol Science and Technology, and Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts
  • Virginia Tech Innovator Award, 2014
  • Virginia Tech Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, 2014
  • Virginia Tech Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Board Teaching Award, 2010
  • Virginia Tech Engineering Faculty Fellow, 2007
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2006
  • Virginia Tech Outstanding New Assistant Professor, 2006
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 1996-1999
  • US Environmental Protection Agency STAR Graduate Research Fellowship, 1999-2002
  • CEE 5154 : Air Pollution Transport and Chemistry
  • CEE 3104 : Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 4144 : Air Resources Engineering
  • CEE 6114 : Advanced Topics in Air Quality Engineering
  • CEE 5264G : Advanced Air Resources Engineering
  • Please see my research group's homepage at for a more complete description of research interests and publications.