Dr. André J. Butler
Associate Professor and Chair of Environmental and Civil Engineering
Dr. 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.
- 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
Air Pollution, Public Health, and Environmental Statistics
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.
- 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.