Watch: Hyder presents on new air pollution project

TDA affiliate Ayaz Hyder and his collaborator, Andy May, presented Jan. 11 on “Translational Data Analytics for Environmental Health: Sensors, Cloud Computer, and Patients” as part of the South Big Data Hub Roundtable Series.

Ayaz Hyder

Ayaz Hyder

Hyder and May, who received MBDH Spoke awards, discussed their collaborative partnership with a local high school to utilize low-cost air quality sensors to monitor traffic-related air pollution. Environmental data from the sensor will be stored, processed, and analyzed via a cloud-computing solution. The processed data will be used for: 1) student engagement via a web-based application to display curriculum-relevant materials, 2) community engagement via a multilingual informational and educational website for residents and patients at risk for adverse outcomes due to poor air quality, and, 3) environmental exposure assessment and statistical spatiotemporal forecasting of local air quality in epidemiologic studies.

Watch the Roundtable

Share this page
Suggested Articles
New data analytics model predicts international conflict

TDA affiliate Skyler Cranmer is lead author of a new study that develops a new way to predict levels of international conflict that is more accurate than any previous model. More

HackOHI/O 2016 attracts record participation

What do you get when you take 775 students from more than 40 schools and throw them into a room for 24 hours to develop technology projects? More innovation than...

How nurses rate daily job difficulty plays key role in patient care

Pressure on nurses extends beyond number of patients, researchers say By Misti Crane, Ohio State News A neonatal intensive care unit nurse’s ability to provide optimal patient care is influenced...

"Joan Cena" wins TDA hackathon challenge

When the winner of TDA@OhioState’s challenge at the OHI/O hackathon was announced, the team’s name had a familiar ring it to: Joan Cena. The takeoff on the “JOHN CENA” Internet...

Rocket man: TDAI hosts space architect Raul Polit-Casillas Feb. 28

TDAI is hosting a talk by Raul Polit-Casillas, a systems mechanical engineer, systems architect and technologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, entitled “Architecture and Climate Uncertainty – ARQESS.” It will...