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Richard Corsi – Distinguished Alumnus Medal UC Davis

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Feb. 18, 2016

Department Chair Richard Corsi has been selected as a Distinguished Engineering Alumnus at The University of California, Davis. He is one of five graduates from the UC Davis College of Engineering who is recognized with the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal (DEAM).

The recipients of this award are engineering graduates with 15 years or more of professional experience, and who have contributed in a positive way to the reputation of UC Davis.

The DEAM consists of three categories; Excellence in Business, Excellence in Education, and Excellence in Public Service. Corsi is recognized for his Excellence in Education.

Corsi earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at UC Davis. He currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at The University of Texas at Austin, and is also the Co-Director of the UT Center for Sustainable Development.

He is the ECH Bantel Professor for Professional Practice, the 2015 recipient of UT’s William David Blunk Memorial Professorship, and a member of the prestigious UT Academy of Distinguished Teachers. His areas of expertise are indoor air quality; sources, fate, and control of indoor air pollution; homogeneous and heterogeneous indoor environmental chemistry; and human exposure to toxins in indoor environments.

The UC Davis College of Engineering will present its annual awards on February 20, 2016.