Lidia Morawska is a Professor at the School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia, and the Director of the International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health (ILAQH) at QUT, which is a WHO Collaborating Center on Air Quality and Health. She conducts fundamental and applied research in the interdisciplinary field of air quality and its impact on human health and the environment, with a specific focus on science of airborne particulate matter. Professor Morawska is a physicist and received her Doctorate degree from the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, for research on radon and its progeny. Prior to joining QUT, she spent several years in Canada conducting research first at McMaster University in Hamilton as a Fellow of the International Atomic Energy Agency and later at the University of Toronto. Professor Morawska is an author of over two hundred and twenty journal papers, book chapters, and conference papers. She has also been involved at the executive level with a number of relevant national and international professional bodies and has been acting as an Advisor to the World Health Organization. She was the Past President of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate.
Biography Updated on 2 October 2013