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VINCENT M. TORRES

Associate Director
Center for Energy and
Environmental Resources

Cockrell School of
Engineering
The University of Texas
512-471-0049 (tel.)
512-471-1720 (fax)
vmtorres@mail.utexas.edu


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esearch interests and expertise include energy and fluid systems design, analysis and project management. Other expertise includes measurement of emissions from industrial flares, indoor and outdoor air quality measurements and assessments, and development of specifications for remediation of microbial contamination especially identification of sources and control of indoor air pollution and its relationship to HVAC systems.
Mr. Torres has provided consulting services or conducted research projects for various state agencies, industrial firms, electric utilities, municipalities, US District Court and school districts in the areas of air quality, performance of industrial flares, energy analysis of industrial processes, technical and economic analysis of dielectric heating for industrial processes, market analysis of electro-technologies, assessment of indoor air quality in schools and commercial buildings and its relationship to HVAC systems, development of remediation plans for microbial contamination in schools, homes and commercial buildings, and project management for the establishment and operation of continuous air quality monitoring stations throughout Texas. Has also conducted microbial contamination remediation training of physical plant personnel at The University of Texas at Austin.