President HB2021 - America - Kerry KinneyDr. Kerry Kinney
is the Gilven Centennial Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin as well as a Professor in the Department of Population Health at the Dell Medical School. Her cross-disciplinary research in environmental engineering centers on the investigation of human exposure to contaminants in the built environment. Her research team investigates microbial communities, pathogens, allergens and pollutants present in a range of settings including homes, schools, and commercial buildings. Her current research focuses on microbiome and pathogen studies, bioaerosols, contaminant exposure pathways as well identifying the relationships between indoor exposures and the physical and mental health of building occupants.