and Mainelis, G.* (2013). Effects of Plate Agar Volume on Bioaerosol
Impactor Measurement Accuracy, Aerosol Science and Technology,
Seshadri, S.#, Garbuzenko, O.B., Han., T.#, Wang, Z.#,
and Minko, T. (2013) Characterization and Application of a Nose-Only
Exposure Chamber for Inhalation Delivery of Liposomal Anti-Cancer Drugs and
Nucleic Acids to Mice, Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug
Nazarenko, N.#, Zhen, H.#, Han, T.#,
Lioy, P.J., Mainelis, G.* (2012) Nanomaterial Inhalation Exposure
from Nanotechnology-based Cosmetic Powders: a Quantitative Assessment, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14:1229, DOI:
Einstein, S.A.*, Yu, C.-H., Mainelis, G., Chen, L.C.,
Weisel, C.P., and Lioy, P.J. (2012) Design and validation of a passive
deposition sampler, Journal of
Lioy, P.J. and Mainelis, G.* (2012) Potential for exposure to engineered
nanoparticles from nanotechnology-based cosmetic powders, Environmental
Manuscript featured in Science Selections of the same issue:
“A compact exposure. Estimating Inhalation of Engineered Nanoparticles
in Cosmetic Powders”, by Tanya Tillett.
Han, T. # and
Mainelis. G.* (2012)
Investigation of inherent and latent internal losses in liquid-based
bioaerosol samplers, Journal of Aerosol Science,
Wang, Z.#, Shalat, S., Black, K., Lioy, P.J., Stambler, A.,
Emoekpere, O.H., Hernandez, M., Han, T.#, and Mainelis, G.*
(2012) Use of a robotic sampling platform to assess young children’s
exposure to indoor bioaerosols, Indoor Air, 22(2):159-169
Training Grant in Exposure Science
Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the Joint Graduate Program in
Exposure Science are available as part of the
First Ever NIEHS Training Grant in Exposure Science. Click
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information or contact Dr. Mainelis.
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), PI: C. Andrews,
Co-PIs: R. Wener, G. Mainelis
“Expanding the Definition of Green: Impacts of Green and Active Living
Design on Health in Low Income Housing”.
The project investigates the effects of green housing and active living
on indoor air quality and resident’s health.
CDC/NIOSH, PIs: G. Mainelis (Contact), D.
”Advanced Sampler for
Measuring Exposure to Biological Aerosols”.
develops and tests an advanced sampler for biological aerosols.
National Science Foundation
(NSF), PI: D. Fennell, Co-PIs: G. Mainelis, L. Kerkhof
"Air as an Active Bacterial Ecosystem”. The project
investigates the microbial activity in ambient air.
PI: S.L. Shalat,
Co-PIs: K. Black,
G. Mainelis, M. Ramagopal
of a Robotic Surrogate for Measurement of Early Childhood Personal Exposure".
compares the environmental pollutants measured by a robotic sampler against
personal exposure measurements.
National Science Foundation
G. Mainelis (Dept. of Environ. Sciences), Co-PI: KiBum Lee (Engineering)
Exposure to Airborne Nanoparticles Released from Nanotechnology-Enabled
This study investigates the release and exposure to airborne
nanoparticles due to the use of nanotechnology-based clothing.
US EPA/ UK NERC Joint program. J. Zhang (PL/USPI), P. Georgopoulos, S.
Isukapalli, H. Kipen, P. Lioy, S. Schwander; E. Garfunkel, K. Lee, G.
Mainelis, R. Di Giulio, K.F. Chung (UKPI), A. Porter, M. Ryan, T.
Tetley; and R. Maynard.
“Risk Assessment for Manufactured Nanoparticles Used in Consumer Products (RAMNUC)”
.The study is focused on
risk associated with the use of nanotechnology-based consumer products.
The Incubation Factory and Rutgers
University. PI: G. Mainelis, Co-PI: Taewon Han.
“Continuing Development and Testing of the Electrostatic Battery for
Emissions Control (ESBEC)".
goal of this project is to
develop a novel technology for diesel emissions control. More about this
technology could be found