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Curriculum Vitae

2008, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
2005, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
2003, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

George is an Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Pasquale and Adelina Arpea Early Career Chair.

After graduate school, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Carnegie Institution, Department of Global Ecology, at Stanford.  Prior to joining USC in 2013, George was a scientist in the Heat Island Group and Climate Science Department at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

George’s research uses numerical models and field observations in concert to investigate air pollution, climate, and land cover change, ranging from neighborhood to global scale.  He has 40 publications in the peer-review literature, funded in part by National Science Foundation, Rose Hills Foundation, California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, and USC’s Visions and Voices.  His research has informed public policy in California and been highlighted by the Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio, the New York Times, and the Huffington Post, among others. George was named by MIT Technology Review as one of the world’s 35 top innovators under the age of 35 (TR35), and was part of the development team that won an R&D100 award.  George also received the National Science Foundation Early Career Award in 2018.