Elena Austin

Assistant Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences


, WA -


Research Interests

Expertise areas include multi-pollutant exposure metrics, geographic information systems, remote sensing, risk communication in farm-worker communities and the development and evaluation of data visualization tools.

DEOHS Biography


Doctor of Science Environmental Health, Harvard University, 2013

MSc Environmental Health, New York University, 2010

Professional Studies Diploma Violin Performance, Mannes College of Music, 2006

BMus Violin Performance, Conservatoire de musique du Quebec, 2004

BSc McGill University (Canada),

International Baccalaureate Colorado School of Mines, 1998

In the News

Air pollution from planes, roads infiltrates schools and can be dramatically reduced with portable air filters
UW News, 01/26/2022

As wildfire smoke clears, King County’s airport communities continue fight for clean air
The Seattle Times, 09/22/2020