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Biography

Kazukiyo Kumagai, PhD, is currently chief of the Indoor Air Quality Section of the California Department of Public Health. Kumagai has worked for over 20 years in the environmental science field, focused on air quality monitoring, human exposure to environmental and occupational pollution, exposure and/or effects of pollution on human health in indoor and controlled environments, and research driven by air quality policy.

His recent research support is from the Japanese government (specifically the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism; Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry; and Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan), several foundations (including Nissan), Sumitomo Environmental and more that 50 private Japanese companies.

Kumagai is also a guest professor at Kyushu University in Japan as well as a member of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate; American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers; and other major organizations focused on indoor and outdoor atmospheric environments.

Kumagai holds a B.Eng. and M.Eng. in architectural engineering from Tokyo University of Science, Japan; MPH in environmental health from the Institute of Public Health, Japan; and PhD in environmental science from the University of Tokyo.

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