Maciek Strak is a scientist at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in Bilthoven, The Netherlands.
He obtained an Engineer’s degree in Environmental Protection and Management from Gdansk University of Technology (Poland) in 2005 and MSc in Toxicology and Environmental Health from Utrecht University (The Netherlands) in 2008. He received a PhD is Environmental Epidemiology from the Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS) at Utrecht University in 2012.
His research focuses on both acute and chronic health effects of expoure to ambient air pollution. Most recently, he was a project manager and one of the leading researchers of the ELAPSE project, a multi-centre European study investigating health effects of air pollution below current EU, US and WHO standards and guidelines.
In the ISEE Europe Chapter, Maciek’s objective is to increase awareness, knowledge and capacity on current air pollution and health issues in Central and Eastern Europe.