Presented by Mike Smith, University of Sheffield
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In 2012, 2.6 million people died due to outdoor air pollution (mostly heart disease or stroke).
Summary: Air pollution is a big deal.
Note: We'll focus on PM2.5.
WHO press release 2014: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2014/air-pollution/en/
Only two papers about Kampala's air quality (Stephan Schwander's group), and a new sensor at the US embassy.
Began with trying the Shinyei sensor hooked up to a phone (2014).
Engineer Bainomugisha new PI. Ssematimba Joel hardware dev.
We recently switched to a better sensor from AlphaSense.
From left to right: Ssekanjako John, the bodaboda driver; me; Engineer Bainomugisha.
Using a GP model, with inputs:
Multiple output GPs: Make each sensor type one output
Funders: DIL Berkeley award.
Engineer and Joel
and Pius Kavuma at the AI Lab (3d printer!)
Schwander, Stephan, et al. "Ambient particulate matter air pollution in Mpererwe District, Kampala, Uganda: a pilot study." Journal of environmental and public health 2014 (2014).
Kirenga, Bruce J., et al. "The state of ambient air quality in Two Ugandan cities: a pilot cross-sectional spatial assessment." International journal of environmental research and public health 12.7 (2015): 8075-8091.