Alumni Spotlight: Richard Corsi '85, '89

Richard is Chair of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and Co-Director of the UT Center for Sustainable Development. He is the ECH Bantel Professor for Professional Practice, the 2015 recipient of UT’s William David Blunk Memorial Professorship, and a member of the prestigious UT Academy of Distinguished Teachers. He earned his master’s degree and PhD at UC Davis in 1985 and ’89, respectively. Richard is internationally recognized for his research on sources and chemical reactions associated with indoor air pollutants, as well as innovative methods for improving indoor air quality. He has served as principal investigator on more than 70 research projects and as research advisor to 120 students.

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