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Meet our new facutly: Ajay Pillarisetti, environmental health

By Public Affairs

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Ajay Pillarisetti is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo courtesy Ajay Pillarisetti)
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Ajay Pillarisetti is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo courtesy Ajay Pillarisetti)

Name: Ajay Pillarisetti (he/him)
Discipline: Environmental health
Degrees: B.S., biology, Emory College; M.P.H., global environmental health, Rollins School of Public Health; Ph.D., environmental health sciences, UC Berkeley
Research interests: Understanding, measuring and mitigating the impact of household energy use on human health and the climate, with a focus on air pollution exposures arising from the use of fuels like wood, grass and dung for cooking and heating
Hobbies: Photography, movies, running and parenting.