Pallavi Pant is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Environmental Health at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (USA). She has a PhD in Environmental Health from the University of Birmingham, UK and Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from TERI University, India. Her research focuses on characterization and assessment of levels and composition of particulate matter and associated health effects, particularly in developing countries. Outside the lab, Pallavi is interested in public engagement activities focused on air quality and health.