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Marc Serre, PhD

Marc Serre, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Dr. Serre is director of UNC's BMElab, a modeling lab for space/time geostatistics in exposure, disease and risk mapping ( Dr. Serre also is the founding contact person for BMElib, the Bayesian maximum entropy software for space/time geostatistics and temporal GIS data integration.

Honors and Awards

Newton Underwood Award for Excellence in Teaching

2005, Department Of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, UNC

Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

1999, U.S. Department of Energy

Graduate Fellowship

1996, U.S. Department of Education

Dean's List

1992, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of Iowa

Research Activities

Dr. Serre's research interests include:

(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.

His current projects include:

(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 and
(g) Environmental Exposure and Effect of Hazardous Chemicals.

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