Washington University in St. Louis


Jay Turner

Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Programs
Upon joining Washington University in St. Louis in 1994, Professor Turner was an Air Quality Specialist at the Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.

During the 2005-2006 academic year he completed a sabbatical with the IMPROVE program at Crocker Nuclear Laboratory (University of California-Davis) and Sonoma Technology, Incorporated. Professor Turner has served his profession in many capacities, most recently as general chair for the 26th Annual Conference of the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR).

Professor Turner is a five-time recipient of the Engineering School's Professor of the Year Award (conferred by the school's graduating class), and is a 2003 recipient of the university's Distinguished Faculty Award which recognizes collective contributions to research, education and community service. His research has been sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Electric Power Research Institute, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, and other regional planning organizations (e.g., CENRAP, LADO/Midwest RPO). Professor Turner also serves on the Ambient Air Monitoring and Methods Subcommittee of the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC).
Professor Turner's research focuses on air quality characterization with emphasis on fine particulate matter measurements and data analysis. He was the Principal Investigator of the EPA-funded St. Louis – Midwest Fine Particulate Matter Supersite, and is currently working with stakeholders in several states on technical aspects of their fine particulate matter air quality management and planning processes.
Selected Publications
Effects of Post-sampling Conditions on Ambient Carbon Aerosol Filter Measurements, Dillner AM, Phuah CH, Turner JR, ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, December 2009.

A Temperature Calibration Procedure for the Sunset Laboratory Carbon Aerosol Analysis Lab Instrument, Phuah CH, Peterson MR, Richards MH, et al., AEROSOL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2009. 
Selected Research
Title: Roxanna Air Quality Study
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor: Conoco Phillips Company
Title: Improvements in Emissions Inventories Using Real Time Monitoring Data
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor: EPA and University of Wisconsin
Title: Quantifying Aircraft Lead Emissions at Airports
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor: Sierra Research - ACRP
Contact Jay Turner
Address 1 Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1180
City/St/Zip St. Louis, MO 63130

Brauer Hall, Room 3024

Phone (314) 935-5480
Fax (314) 935-5464
Email jrturner@wustl.edu
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DSc, Washington University, 1993
MS, University of California–Los Angeles, 1987
BS, University of California–Los Angeles, 1987
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