COVID Media

January 2021

January 17, 2021 – New York Times – How to (Literally) Drive the Coronavirus Away

January 15, 2021 – NPR Goats and Soda – Face It! You’re Bad At Judging Physical Distance. Here’s How To Do It

December 2020

December 31, 2020 – NPR – Yurts, Igloos And Pop-Up Domes: How Safe Is ‘Outside’ Restaurant Dining This Winter?

December 30, 2020 – KGW 8 – Safely dining outdoors during the pandemic

December 21, 2020- NPR – Restaurants Try To Adapt During The COVID-19 Pandemic

December 16, 2020 – KCBS Radio, Ask An Expert: Questions About Improving Indoor Air Quality

December 9, 2020 – Men’s Health, The Truth About Air Filters and COVID Prevention

December 3, 2020 – KGW 8 News, Dry weather linked to COVID-19 spread, experts say

December 2, 2020 – KATU 2 News, Restaurants prepare for dining after statewide ‘freeze’

November 2020

November 25, 2020 – VICE, When Does ‘Outside’ Become Inside? We Asked the Experts

November 22, 2020 – Chemical & Engineering News, Nanofibers put a new spin on COVID-19 masks

November 21, 2020 – Wall Street Journal, Should I Eat in an Igloo? How to Navigate Restaurants’ Outside Dining This Winter

November 17, 2020 – KGW 8 News, Stay in your bubble this Thanksgiving, health experts say

November 9, 2020 – Think out Loud, Experts weigh in on how safe flying is right now

November 9, 2020 – In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt, Toolkit: How to Stay Safe in COVID Winter

November 4, 2020 – Chalkbeat, Seeking safer classrooms, NYC teachers are crowdfunding for air purifiers

November 2, 2020 – KGW 8 News, Expert: What needs to happen for kids to safely return to school

October 2020

October 23, 2020 – Elemental, Six Feet Is Not Enough and 15 Minutes Is Too Long

October 22, 2020 – KCBS – Ask An Expert, How safe is indoor air?

October 21, 2020 – This Week in Higher Ed Fall 2020, with Bryan Alexander and Richard Corsi

October 20, 2020 – KGW 8, Gas stoves can lead to unhealthy air inside homes, expert warns

October 17, 2020 – Portland State Magazine, Seeing Science; New Elevator Etiquette

October 16, 2020 – Washington Post, Can an air purifier help protect you against the coronavirus?

October 7, 2020 – New York Times, The plexiglass barriers at tonight’s debate will be pretty useless, virus experts say

October 5, 2020 – KPTV Fox News 12, CDC adds airborne transmission to COVID-19 guidance, PSU expert weighs in

October 5, 2020 – New York Times, Is air a Scam?

October 3, 2020 – OpenMind, The Pandemic in the Air

September 2020

September 30, 2020 – ABC7 News San Francisco, San Francisco now allows indoor dining, but is it safe? Here’s what experts say

September 29, 2020 – Elemental, Read This Before You Even Consider Dining Indoors

September 20, 2020 – The People’s Pharmacy with Joe and Terry Graedon, Show 1227: What Do You Need to Know About Airborne Virus? featuring Dr. Richard Corsi and Dr. Linsey Marr

September 14, 2020 – Oregonian, 5 things you can do right now to improve your indoor air quality

September 14, 2020 – KGW, How to keep wildfire smoke out of your house

September 11, 2020 – KQED, The Air Quality’s Terrible Out There. So How Can You Keep It Clean Indoors?

September 4, 2020 – NPR Goats and Soda, Coronavirus FAQ: Is It A Good Idea To Buy An Air Cleaner For My Home?

September 4, 2020 – Houston Chronicle, Ventilation expert reveals how Texas schools can stop the spread of COVID in classrooms

August 2020

August 25, 2020 – Oregonian, 6 months of COVID-19: Why Oregon is faring better than neighbors but could be ‘next Idaho, California or Washington’

August 23, 2020 – Elemental, Air Purifiers, Air Filters, and the Best DIY Hacks to Reduce the Coronavirus Risk

August 10, 2020 – Business Insider, Crunch Fitness members speak out against ‘dangerous’ and ‘tone deaf’ plea from the gym chain urging them to harass New York’s governor to reopen fitness centers

August 9, 2020 – Axios, Elevator anxiety will stifle reopenings

August 7, 2020 – KCBS, Ask An Expert: Questions About Improving Indoor Air Quality

August 6, 2020 – Wired, Could a Janky, Jury-Rigged Air Purifier Help Fight Covid-19?

August 4, 2020 – Dallas Morning New, What you need to know before you send your child back to school

July 2020

July 27, 2020 – Washington Post, We can — and must — reopen schools. Here’s how.

 July 20, 2020 -KGW 8 News, Masks outdoors: Expert says wear them unless you’re 15-20 feet away from people 

July 15, 2020 -KGW 8 News, Businesses hope air purification systems will make their clients safer from COVID-19

July 14, 2020 -KGW 8 News, Expert gives advice on COVID-19 risk in gyms, restaurants, ride-shares, and elevators 

July 13, 2020 – NPR, Coronavirus Sparks New Interest In Using Ultraviolet Light To Disinfect Indoor Air 

July 9, 2020- KCBS-Radio, Ask an Expert: Improving Air Quality in Buildings 

July 9, 2020 -KGW 8 News, How to make schools safe enough for students this fall 

July 8, 2020 -KGW 8 News,  Material and fit most important with cloth face masks, PSU researcher says

July 6, 2020 -KGW 8 News, Group of scientists warns there’s another way to get COVID-19 that health authorities have been ignoring 

July 6, 2020 – Star Tribune, U works to pinpoint how indoor spaces, ventilation affect COVID-19 hot spots 

July 3, 2020 – NPR San Diego, Planning To Celebrate The 4th? What To Know About The Risks Of Parties And Bars 

June 2020

June 26, 2020 – Washington Post, As America struggles to reopen schools and offices, how to clean coronavirus from the air 

June 26, 2020 – New York Times, Going Up? Not So Fast: Strict New Rules to Govern Elevator Culture

June 24, 2020 – KGW 8 News, Is it safe to ride in an elevator during the pandemic? 

June 22, 2020 – Washington Post, Going back to the office? What public health experts say about using the elevator

June 19, 2020 – NPR, Stop talking and face the corner: the new rules of elevators during COVID-19 

June 15, 2020 – Wall Street Journal, The New Rules of Social Distancing: Health Experts Answer Your Question 

June 12, 2020 – New York Times, The scientist, the air and the virus 

May 2020

May 21, 2020 – Bloomberg – CityLab, Elevators Changed Cities. Will Coronavirus Change Elevators?

May 20, 2020 – Oregonian, Oregon Live, Do you need to wear a face mask while hiking? 

May 15, 2020 – KUOW – NPR, Are you a loud talker? You might be a superspreader

May 13, 2020 – New York Times, Can I Get Coronavirus From Riding an Elevator? 

April 2020

April 22, 2020 – USA Today, Is there coronavirus in your car? Here’s how you can protect yourself

April 9, 2020 – NPR – Seattle, 6 feet away might be too close, especially if you’re on the move

April 8, 2020 – KGW 8 News, Doctor explains the science behind wearing a face mask

April 7, 2020 – Oregonian, Oregon Live, People are crowding Portland parks despite social distance mandate 

April 7, 2020 – KGW 8 News, Facts not Fears 

April 5, 2020 – KGW 8 News, How to improve the air quality in your home 

April 3, 2020 – Oregonian, Oregon Live, 6 feet of social distancing not nearly enough: CDC’s recommendation driving some experts ‘nuts’ 

April 1, 2020 Oregonian, Oregon Live, Are homemade masks helping? For some uses, but they’re no replacement for proper equipment, authorities say 

Non-COVID related media 

June 2020

June 22, 2020 – Chemistry World, Clearing the air

January 2020

January 2, 2020 – Alcalde, UT Researchers Are Testing How Household Products Affect Our Environments

September 2019

September 18, 2019 – Washington Times, Environmental scientists express concern about indoor air pollution

April 2019

April 1, 2019 – The New Yorker, The Hidden Air Pollution in Our Homes

March 2019

March 9, 2019 – The Atlantic, A Popular Benefit of Houseplants Is a Myth

October 2018

October 15, 2018 – Home Performance, Master Class in Chemistry for Home Performance

September 2018

September 6, 2018 – Business Tribune, Brilliant! New dean looks beyond smart cities

August 2018

August 13, 2018 – Home Performance, The Frontiersman of HOMEChem: Richard Corsi, Air Quality Engineer

June 2018

June 28. 2018 – Home Performance, HOMEChem Day 6: Smells Like TEEN SPIRIT

February 2018

February 20, 2018 – The Hill, Cutting EPA indoor air pollution research will cost money and lives

October 2014

October 10, 2014 – IAQ Radio, Bringing Research to Practitioners & IAQA/ASHRAE

April 2014

April 2, 2014 – Daily Mail, Is your baby’s mattress poisoning them as they sleep?

August 2012

August 16, 2012 – D Brief, Don’t Spray Me, Bro, Ctd.

November 2011

November 24, 2011 – Future Tense with Antony Funnell, Indoor ecology

September 2009

September 11, 2009 – Scientific American, Hispanics Face Higher Cancer Risk from Breathing Household Chemicals

December 2007

December 14, 2007 – NPR, Toxins in the Home: Indoor Air Can Be Polluted Too