Participants in the INHALE study

See below for recent publications, presentations, conferences, workshops, media and other output from the INHALE project.

INHALE activity

Publications

Presentations, conferences and workshops

  • Dr Fangxin Fang gave a talk entitled ‘Multi-scale Adaptive Mesh Predictive Modelling in Fluid Dynamics’ to the 6th International Electronic Conference on Water Sciences from 15th to 30th November 2021.
  • Professor Christopher Pain presented ‘Trends in nuclear modelling: fluids, solids, coupling and Artificial Intelligence’ to the ANSWERS seminar on 10th November 2021.
  • Professor Christopher Pain gave a talk entitled ‘Multi-physics and multi-scale adaptive mesh AI-modelling for the urban environment’ to the 10th International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Building and Environment (SuDBE2021) held in Chongqing from 4th to 7th November 2021.
  • Professor Christopher Pain presented a talk entitled ‘Can Nuclear Modelling Techniques Help National Efforts to Combat COVID-19?’ on the 28th September 2021 to the Nuclear Institute.
  • Professor Christopher Pain presented ‘Fluids and Artificial Intelligence Modelling Methods and Applications’ to the Computational Fluid Dynamic and Artificial Intelligence Workshop 2021 at Shanghai University, on 30th August 2021.
  • Dr Juan Zavala Reyes, Mamatha Tomson, Dr Gopinath Kalaiarasan and Professor Prashant Kumar presented ‘Preliminary results of variation of particle size distribution and coagulation impact on size resolved particles indoor-outdoor microenvironment’ at European Aerosol Conference (EAC 2021), 30 August – 3 September 2021, to the AH P1 Aerosol sources and exposure poster session on 30th August 2021 
  • Teodora Georgescu, Dr Michał Kłosowski and Dr Xiaofei Wu presented their INHALE research to an event sponsored and hosted by the Physics of Life Network; ‘Physics of Life from the perspective of early career researchers: How do collaborative, interdisciplinary projects work to address key challenges at the interface of physics and the life sciences?’ on 13th July 2021, chaired by Claire Dilliway. See the recording of the presentations and science sketch note by Mathis Riehle, University of Glasgow.
  • Professor Christopher Pain gave a talk entitled ‘AI for Modelling Fluid Flow and Multi-Physics Problems’ to the SIAM Conference on Mathematical & Computational Issues in the Geosciences on 22nd June 2021, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  • Professor D. K. Arvind gave a talk entitled ‘Air Pollution Data in RBKC (Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea) during 2020 lockdown release’ to the Local Government Technical Advisors Group President’s Conference 2021, June 15th – 17th 2021.
  • Professor Prashant Kumar, Dr Gopinath Kalaiarasan, Mamatha Tomson, Dr Juan Zavala Reyes, Arvind Tiwari and Sarkawt Hama presented on ‘Fine and ultra fine particles in micro-environments of London: Findings of the INHALE project’ at the HARMO20 conference (20th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes) between 14-18 June 2021.
  • Professor Christopher Pain and Dr Fangxin Fang presented a talk entitled ‘CFD, reduced-order models and neural networks for Urban and Indoor flows: Results from INHALE, MAGIC, PREMIERE consortia’ to Chongqing University on 2nd June 2021.
  • Dr Fangxin Fang gave a talk entitled ‘Deep Learning Predictive Modelling in Combination with Data Assimilation and Applications to Geophysical Dynamics’ to the DataLearning Working Group - on 13 April 2021.
  • Dr Rossella Arcucci was an Invited Speaker to give a talk entitled ‘Data-driven models based on Data Learning (Data Assimilation and Machine Learning) approaches’ at PI DX Spotlight: Data Governance Traceability - https://dx.pi.tv/spotlights/101/data_governance_and_traceability - on 17 February 2021.
  • Dr Rossella Arcucci was an Invited Speaker to give a talk entitled ‘Data Learning: Integrating Data Assimilation and Machine Learning in real world applications’ at Physics informed Artificial Intelligence in Plasma Science, Seminar Series - http://www.ppl.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp/JSPS_Core/seminars.html - on 8 February 2021.
  • Dr Xiaofei Wu presented a talk entitled ‘Processes in the development of the Fluidity-Urban model‌’ to a MAGIC consortium meeting on 13 October 2020.
  • Dr Rossella Arcucci was an Invited Speaker to give a talk entitled ‘Artificial Neural Network at the service of Data Assimilation (and vice versa)’ at ECMWF - ESA Workshop on Machine Learning for Earth System Observation and Prediction, a virtual event - https://vimeo.com/465348878 - on 6 October 2020.
  • Fang. F., Multiscale physical green and thermal dynamical modelling in urban environment, the international conference on Sustainable Development in Building and Environment and International Forum of Green Buildings and Healthy Buildings,  SuDBE2020, China, 26, August 2020.
  • Professor Kian Fan Chung gave a plenary talk on “Exposomes and Gene Interaction in Asthma” at the European Academy of Allergy and Immunology Digital Congress on 6 June 2020, describing the INHALE project amongst several Exposome projects.
  • Dr Rossella Arcucci organised the second edition of the Workshop on Machine Learning and Data Assimilation for Dynamical Systems (MLDADS) 2020 - ICCS 3-5 June 2020.
  • Dr Rossella Arcucci was a Keynote speaker at SIAM-IMA (Institute of Mathematics and its applications) with a talk entitled "Artificial Neural Network at the service of Data Assimilation" on 1 June 2020, online.
  • Dr Rossella Arcucci presented a talk entitled "Data Assimilation and Machine Learning" to the Leverhulme Wildfires workshop ‘Approaches to Data Analysis’ on 19 May 2020, online.
  • Dr Rossella Arcucci presented a talk entitled "Data Learning: Data Assimilation with Machine Learning" at the University of Reading on 11 March 2020.
  • Professor Chris Pain and Professor Alex Porter presented the INHALE project at the 2019 Physics of Life Town Meeting at the Royal Society on 3 December 2019.
  • Professor Arvind presented a ticketed invited talk entitled “Every breath you take” at the 2019 Edinburgh International Science Festival, which was reviewed in Lancet Respiratory Medicine (pdf).
  • Professor Arvind was invited to participate on an expert panel in BodyNets 2019, Florence, Italy on 2-3 Oct 2019 on the topic "Smart IoT and big data for intelligent health management”, and present at The Royal Society Science+ meeting on Air Quality, past, present and future on 11-12 Nov 2019.

Media

  • Imperial College London published an article entitled Wearable sensors help researchers understand effects of air pollution on health detailing the INHALE clinical study and how people in West London can get involved, on 28th October 2021.
  • The Evening Standard ran an article entitled Londoners to wear pollution monitors in toxic air study, detailing the INHALE clinical study and how it might link with the expansion of the London Ultra Low Emission Zone expansion on 27th October 2021.
  • Further to the aforementioned publication of ‘Understanding the effects of roadside hedges on the horizontal and vertical distributions of air pollutants in street canyons’, a press article was published by the University of Surrey on 14th October 2021.
  • The University of Surrey’s Car Free Day brought Guildford Living Lab and the local community together to discuss their individual contribution and exposure to air pollution and what we can do to reduce that on 26th September 2021.
  • Further to the aforementioned publication of ‘The co-development of HedgeDATE, a public engagement and decision support tool for air pollution exposure mitigation by green infrastructure’ and the associated online tool, a press article was published by the University of Surrey on 22nd September 2021.
  • INHALE research is being disseminated via @ImperialRSM@AirPollSurrey & @GuildfordLivingLab Twitter accounts as well as investigators account @pk_shishodia – usually linked with programme Twitter @PhysicsofLifeUK.
  • Imperial College London published an article New remote projects enhance student learning during the pandemic which details a student project connected with INHALE and COVAIR on 31 March 2021.
  • Further to the aforementioned publication of ‘Green infrastructure for air quality improvement in street canyons’, a press article was published by the University of Surrey on 14 December 2020.
  • Further to the aforementioned publication of ‘The impacts of existing and hypothetical green infrastructure scenarios on urban heat island formation’, a press article was published by the University of Surrey on 18 November 2020.
  • Further to the aforementioned publication of ‘Temporary reduction in fine particulate matter due to ‘anthropogenic emissions switch-off’ during COVID-19 lockdown in Indian cities’, a press article was published by the University of Surrey.
  • Imperial College London published an article ‘Air pollution during lockdown and beyond’ reporting that air pollution monitors had been installed near South Kensington campus to measure pollution during and after the COVID-19 Lockdown.
  • Further to the aforementioned publication of ‘Could fighting airborne transmission be the next line of defence against COVID-19 spread?’, a press article was published by the University of Surrey.
  • Further to the aforementioned publication of ‘The Nexus between Air Pollution, Green Infrastructure and Human Health’, the associated press release was widely published by many media outlets including Science DailyEnvironTech and DovMed.
  • Imperial College London published an article ‘Study to provide new insights into health impact of urban pollution’.
  • Further to the aforementioned publication of ‘Designing vegetation barriers for urban air pollution abatement: a practical review for appropriate plant species selection’ the associated press release generated media interest, for example in the DailyMail, BBC and the Times.
  • Further to the aforementioned publication of ‘A primary school driven initiative to influence commuting style for dropping-off and picking-up of pupils’, the associated press release generated media interest, for example in the Times.

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