Dr. André J. Butler

Associate Professor and Chair of Environmental and Civil Engineering

Engineering Professor Dr. Andre ButlerDr. Butler joined the Mercer University Engineering faculty in Fall 2000. He studies air quality and has recently focused on respiratory health effects and low-cost technologies for measuring indoor air pollution.

Education

  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.E., Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Management, Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Specializations

Air Pollution, Public Health, and Environmental Statistics

Professional Interests

Dr. Butler’s research activities focus primarily on particulate matter (PM) and respiratory health. His small research group works to improve low-cost measurement techniques for indoor PM in developing countries.

Recent Publications

  • Kelley, A. and Butler, A.J. “Personal exposure monitoring of airborne particulate using a low-cost sensor.” Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Association National Convention, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, 2019.
  • Butler, A.J., Dornisch, A., Dungan, C., Dillon, P., Murphy, G. “Household surveys and low-cost measurement of indoor air pollution in the Dominican Republic.” Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Association National Convention, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, 2019.
  • Mines, R.O., Callier, M.C., Drabek, B.J., and Butler, A.J. “Comparison of oxygen transfer parameters and oxygen demands in bioreactors operated at low and high dissolved oxygen levels.” Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 52:4,341-349, DOI: 10.1080/10934529.2016.1258871, 2017.

Contact


478.301.2476
Butler_aj@mercer.edu
Office: Engineering Building 116E