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Meng Qi

Ph.D. candidate, Planning, Governance, and Globalization (PGG)

Prior to pursuing a PhD in Planning, Governance & Globalization at VT, Meng received her M.Sc. in Environmental Science from Peking University and B.E. in Environmental Engineering from Nanjing University. Meng’s research interests center on measuring and modeling air quality, especially on 1) developing air quality models with high spatiotemporal resolution; and 2) exploring the impacts of the built and natural environments on air quality.

Research Interests

  • Environmental planning
  • Empirical air quality modeling


  • Qi, M.; Hankey, S., Using street view imagery to predict street-level particulate air pollution. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2021, 55, (4), 2695-2704.