Mike's research interests are in mathematical modeling of environmental systems and quality, uncertainty analysis, value-of-information decision analysis, water-energy integrated assessment, and sensor-data fusion. Mike has a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MS degree in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He also has MS and BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA. Mike is a California-licensed Professional Engineer (Civil), and has worked at an environmental engineering firm where he conducted environmental health risk assessments. He is Deputy Leader of the Sustainable Energy Systems Group and former Leader of the Airflow and Pollutant Transport Group (Indoor Environment Dept.). Mike has been at LBNL since 1998. Mike's personal website is http://workbench.lbl.gov/~mdsohn/
Tracer Gas Transport under Mixed Convection Conditions in an Experimental Atrium: Comparison Between Experiments and CFD Predictions." Atmospheric Environment 40 (2006): 5236-5250. "
Analyzing a database of residential air leakage in the United States." Atmospheric Environment 39 (2005): 3445-3455. "
Assessing Sheltering-In-Place Responses to Outdoor Toxic Releases In 10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate - Indoor Air 2005. Vol. 2(6). Beijing, China: Tsinghua University Press, 2005.
Characterizing buildings for airflow models: What should we measure?. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2004.
Indoor measurements of environmental tobacco smoke. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2004.
Reconstructing Population Exposures from Dose Biomarkers: Inhalation of Trichloroethylene (TCE) as a Case Study." Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology 14 (2004): 204-213. "
Standardized Approach for Developing Probabilistic Exposure Factor Distributions." Risk Analysis 24 (2004): 1185-1199. "
Responding to Sudden Pollutant Releases in Office Buildings: 1. Framework and Analysis Tools." Indoor Air 13 (2003): 267-276. "