Professor Marianne Hatzopoulou honoured by “150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM”

Prof. Marianne Hatzopoulou

Prof. Marianne Hatzopoulou

UTTRI’s Dr. Marianne Hatzopoulou is featured in a unique Canada150 celebration of women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM is a social media campaign highlighting contributions of Canadian women, one woman per day for 150 days ending on July 15, 2017. The campaign focuses on those who have impacted their fields and served as role models to the next generation.

Dr. Hatzopoulou is Canada Research Chair in Transportation and Air Quality and leads the Transportation and Air Quality (TRAQ) research group. Her expertise is in modelling road transport emissions and urban air quality as well as evaluating population exposure to air pollution.

Campaign organizer hEr VOLUTION aims to advance education by providing workshops, camps, instructional seminars, and career counselling on topics relating to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for low-income and marginalized youth with a focus on girls and young women.

This story originally appeared on the U of T Transportation Research Institute website.