Marc Serre, PhD
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Marc Serre’s Biosketch
1988 Institut National des Sciences Appliquees, Toulouse, France BS, Engineering
1989 Institut National des Sciences Appliquees, Toulouse, France MS, Physics
1990 Ecole Nationale Superieure Electricite, Electrotech., Informatique & Hydraulique de Toulouse, France MS, Hydrology and Hydraulics Engineering
1992 University of Iowa MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering
1999 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Includes (1) Space/time Geostatistics and temporal GIS, (2) Atmospheric mapping of air pollutants, (3) Hydraulics and hydrology of water contaminants, (4) Exposure sciences, (5) Health risk assessment, (6) Environmental Epidemiology, (7) Medical geography and (8) Environmental Justice. CURRENT PROJECTS includes (a) Does Arsenic Mitigation in Bangladesh Raise Exposure to Bacterial and Viral Pathogens? (b)Improving the Effectiveness of Mercury Water Quality Estimation along North Carolina Rivers, (c) Environmental Determinants of Sleep Disturbance: Role of Ambient Air Pollution, (d) Local health impacts of land application of sewage sludge, (e) Spatial Epidemiology of Syphillis and Gonorhea in North Carolina, (f) Version Upgrade, Expansion, and Improvement of Modern Bayesian Spatio-Temporal Geostatistics Code for ArcGIS Users, (g) Environmental Exposure and Effect of Hazardous Chemicals
Money, E., G. Carter, M.L. Serre (2009) Modern Space/Time Geostatistics using River Distances: Data Integration of Turbidity and E.coli Measurements to Assess Fecal Contamination Along the Raritan River in New Jersey. Environmental Science & Technology: vol.43(10), p.3736-3742.
Puangthongthub, S., S. Wangwongwatana, R.M. Kamens, M.L. Serre (2007) Modeling the Space/Time Distribution of Particulate Matter in Thailand and Optimizing Its Monitoring Network. Atmospheric Environment: vol.41, p.7788-7805.
Akita, Y., G. Carter, and M.L. Serre (2007) Spatiotemporal Non-Attainment Assessment of Surface Water Tetrachloroethene in New Jersey. Journal of Environmental Quality: vol.36 (2), p.508-520.
LoBuglio, J. N., G. W. Characklis, and M. L Serre (2007) Cost-effective water quality assessment through the integration of monitoring data and modeling results. Water Resour. Res.: vol.43, p.7788-7805.
Law, D.C.G., K. Bernstein, M.L. Serre, C.M. Schumacher, P.A. Leone, J.M. Zenilman, W.C. Miller, and A.M. Rompalo (2006) Modeling an Early Syphilis Outbreak through Space and Time Using the Bayesian Maximum Entropy Approach. Annals of Epidemiology: vol.16 (11), p.797-804.
Director of the UNC-BMElab, a modeling lab for Space/Time Geostatistics in Exposure, Disease and Risk Mapping (http://www.unc.edu/depts/case/BMElab/). Founding Contact person for BMElib, The Bayesian Maximum Entropy software for Space/Time Geostatistics, and temporal GIS data integration.