About the Speaker
Rashid Shaikh, Ph.D., is responsible for management and oversight of the Health Effects Institute’s (HEI’s) diverse research initiatives and review activities. Previously, he was the director of programs at the New York Academy of Sciences, where he launched several new programs focused on cutting-edge areas of science. During the 1980s and early 1990s, Shaikh served as the director of HEI’s asbestos program and as the director of scientific review and evaluation. Currently, he is also a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Mobile Sources Technical Review Subcommittee, the California Air Resources Board’s Science Screening Committee, and the Board of Advisors of the University of California, Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology. Shaikh received his bachelor’s degree from St. Xavier’s College in Bombay, India, and his master’s degree in chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India. He received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health.
Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (CDT)
Location: Texas A&M Transportation Institute
2929 Research Parkway, Gibb Gilchrist Building Room 102
College Station, TX 77843-3135
(Webcast available for remote attendees)
Open flyer here.