Doctoral student Liu wins best poster prize at AIHce

Doctoral student Sa Liu took home the prize for the best session poster at the 2007 American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo. Liu's poster was entitled, "Mapping Particulate Matter From Body Weld Department of an Automobile Assembly Plant."
The poster demonstrated that mapping is a valuable tool for exposure assessment, ventilation system evaluation and control strategy design. The study mapped particular matter in an automobile assembly plant. Based on the maps generated, high particle concentration areas were identified, related to ventilation conditions. The workers' union will use the results of the study to carryout personal sampling.