Andrea Ferro is a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the associated director for research for the Institute for a Sustainable Environment at Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. She is the current president of the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR.org). Her technical expertise is focused on indoor air quality and human exposure to particulate pollutants. She has also worked in the private industry, engineering consulting and non-profit sectors. The overall goal of Prof. Ferro’s work is to improve human health by improving air quality through source control, ventilation and purification strategies, education, and regulatory policy.
Dr. Ferro's research interests are in the areas of indoor air quality, fate and transport of pollutants in the built environment, resuspension of particulate matter, human exposure to pollutants, and exposure versus health effect relationships for airborne particulate matter.