Dr. Andrea R. Ferro has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University since January, 2003. Dr. Ferro received her Ph.D. in 2002 in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University as well as her M.S. from Stanford University in Civil Engineering in 1992. She received her B.S. in 1989 from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in Applied Mathematics. Before becoming a professor at Clarkson University, she worked as an Environmental Engineer/Project Manager at Camp, Dresser, and McKee in Cambridge, MA and also as an Industrial Health System Administrator for the General Electric Plastics Business Group in Pittsfield, MA.
Dr. Ferro's research focuses on human exposure to indoor air pollution. Over the years, she has contributed to several publications with multiple journal articles on the topic. Her most recent article (co-authored with Royal Kopperud and Lynn Hildemann) can be found in the Vol. 38, No. 6 edition of Environmental Science & Technology and is titled “Source Strengths for Indoor Human Activities that Resuspend Particulate Matter”.
Other achievements of Dr. Ferro include the co-development and teaching of a course at Stanford University on human exposure analysis as well as contributing to a textbook on this subject with Dr. Wayne Ott and Dr. Anne Steinemann. She has also served as a reviewer for both Environmental Science & Technology and Aerosol Science & Technology . She was also elected as the indoor air working group chair for the 2003 and 2004 American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) annual conferences.